Indoor plants that get along well with little light

We are expanding our overview of green houseplants that also thrive in a room without much daylight. And even more: most of them clean the room air and make a good shape even in dark corners. These roommates in our home make their location shine with their evergreen leaves and strikingly beautiful flowers. Stay tuned and enjoy its natural beauty.

Peace lily

Peace lily

The peace lily feels very good in dark corners of the room and turns into a real eye-catcher there


The peace lily is our favorite among indoor plants with little light

Easy to care for and very elegant: this is how we can describe the peace lily. This beautiful ornamental plant enchants us not only with its thin green and slightly shiny leaves, but also with its delicate white flowers. This is actually durable and you can enjoy it for a long time. The peace lily is also known under the names Einblatt, Scheidenblatt and Blattfahne and also by the botanical name, Spathiphyllum. The peace lily grows tall and reaches approx. 45-90 cm, makes a good shape everywhere and is relatively undemanding. It can do well in a location with little light, that is, the single leaf likes shady and dark places. Direct sunlight can be harmful to the elegant green leaves. However, it really requires regular watering and likes the high humidity. Under no circumstances let the potting soil dry out! The peace lily will thank you for your care and show you its delicate white bloom!

Peace Lily Single Leaf Spathiphyllum

Peace lily, single leaf or Spathiphyllum are just different names for one and the same room beauty. It is always a definite eye-catcher in any ambience!

Wax flower (hoya)

Wax flower (hoya)

The delicate blooms of the wax flower look perfect in dark red and white and immediately steal the show!

Number 2 is the wax flower!

The wax flower or porcelain flower in German is also popular under the name Hoya. It grows quite slowly, has extraordinary, magnificent flowers that look like they were made of porcelain or wax. This is where the two names of this beautiful and easy-care houseplant come from. She loves air dryness and can tolerate a humidity of 60%. The wax flower thrives very well in bright indirect light. But it also does this in darker locations. Please do not change your location, otherwise it will not bloom! Hoya is considered a sturdy houseplant, but amateur gardeners need a sure instinct to properly care for them. Our advice is: pour the wax plant with low-lime water and then let the pot ball dry off! This is how you would present your Hoya with magnificent flowers!

Hoya wax flower beautiful flowers

These flowers look like they were cast in china or wax, don’t they?

Palm Lily (Yucca cane)

Palm lily

With this gorgeous palm lily you can add a green touch to the white interior of your home office!

The palm lily

If the yucca cane seems like an old-fashioned houseplant, then we have to say right away, you’re wrong! The palm lily is elegant and impresses with its thick evergreen leaves. Very easy to care for and an excellent choice for beginners, yucca cane is just one species of palm lily. This has sword-like leaves on thick stems. Their prickly texture is a fantastic addition to other traditional houseplants such as dieffenbachia and various species of palms.

The palm lily stick develops very well in a bold space and can grow very tall with proper watering and fertilization. This yucca style brings a dramatic appearance, new life and lots of color to any empty corner of a room or can be added to the interior as a bold architectural accent.

Palm lily stick substrate flower pot

Never let the substrate in the flower pot dry out, but water it moderately!

The palm lily stick prefers a location with bright light, but can also get along well without much light. This houseplant grows slowly and does not require frequent watering.

Green lily (Chlorophytum comosum)

Green lily

The green lily is a sturdy houseplant that does well anywhere

 Green lily Chlorophytum popular in Germany, thin, green-white colored leaves

This is a very popular houseplant in Germany

The green lily is easy to care for and gets along well with little light

Do you know the green lily? This is a popular and very easy to care for houseplant, it can often be seen in offices and is therefore also called the official palm. The green lily (Chlorophytum comosum) is a perennial houseplant with elegant green-white leaves. It can also thrive in locations where there is not enough daylight. It cuts a fine figure everywhere and brings color and freshness to the dark corners of the room. The plant is undemanding, only needs regular watering, and it needs fertilization in spring and summer.

Elephant foot (Beaucarnea recurvata)

Elephant foot

Elephant foot or bottle tree? This is an easy to care for and robust houseplant that gets along well with little light.

The elephant foot is an attractive houseplant

The elephant foot is a very effective houseplant, which is still called the bottle tree, elephant tree or water palm. But it is important that it belongs to the asparagus family. The elephant foot originally comes from the west coast of the USA and Mexico, but has settled in well in Europe. As a houseplant, the bottle tree is very easy to care for and robust, grows very slowly, and for these reasons is a good choice for beginners. The plant has a rounded trunk with a swollen base and thin evergreen leaves that can grow up to 1 m long. In principle, the elephant foot grows very slowly and can decorate your home for many years. It can thrive in light and dark locations where there is no direct sunlight. Water moderately and admire the green splendor of the bottle tree!

monochrome interior elephant foot beautiful pot white good eye-catcher

Break up the monochromatic interior with a beautiful pot with an elephant foot!

Flamingo flower (Anthurium)

Flamingo flower (Anthurium)

Nature is the greatest artist ever!

If you want to introduce a lot of color into your four walls, then get yourself a flamingo flower, also known as anthurium in English. This indoor flower also shows us its splendid red flowers in winter and enchants with elegance and sophistication. The flamingo flower does not tolerate strong sun, prefers dark or partially shaded locations. Protect the anthurium from strong drafts. Moderate watering and fertilization are also good for her. The flower will surely surprise you with its wonderful blossoms and bring new life and a lot of color into your interior!

Anthurium flamingo flower full bloom at home

Enjoy the flowers of the anthurium in your home too!

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