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If you’re a low light plant parent, you know the struggle of keeping your green buddies happy. But fear not, there are a bunch of plants that can survive even the darkest corners of your home. In this article, we’ll introduce you to some of the best low light champions and even some bonus plants that despise the dark.

First up, meet Money the Monstera, the Carefree easygoing type that can pretty much thrive anywhere. She lives a good 3 meters away from the nearest window and gives no jib whatsoever. And if you want a flowering plant to brighten up your dark days, the Peace Lily is your go-to girl. She may not flower when sat far away from a window, but let’s be real, getting a Peace Lily to flower is like trying to get a dog to write a poem.

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The Plight of the Low Light Plant Parent

For those who live in low light homes, the struggle of keeping house plants happy and thriving is all too real. With grow lights scattered everywhere, one may start to think that the plant parent is growing something suspect, but in reality, they just want to keep their green friends happy.

Fortunately, there are a bunch of plants that can survive even in the darkest corners of the darkest rooms. The most popular plant in the world, Money the Monster, is easily the Carefree easygoing type that can be placed anywhere and just happily do its thing. Honey, for instance, lives a good 3 meters away from the nearest window in the bedroom and hasn’t given any trouble.

The king of all low light house plants is Zed the ZZ Plant, the nighttime warrior himself. This guy would happily cuddle up to Harry Potter under the stairs at Privet Drive without any problem. Zed is easily the most tolerant of low light out of all the plants and is a raven, too.

For those who want to have a bit of color to spice up their life, Mac the Calathea is the night in shining armor ready to brighten up their dull days. Although Calathea plants are generally a no-go for zero light, Mac seems to be pretty forgiving.

The peace lily is one flowering plant that seems to do pretty well in lower lights. Although it probably won’t flower when sat 4 meters away from a window, getting a peace lily to flower is like trying to get a dog to write a poem, and lots of folks don’t even like the flowers anyway.

Damian the Pothos Devil’s Ivy is a real low light trooper and a climber that can brighten up a dark spot. Although the brighter the spot, the more variegation one will get, beggars can’t be choosers.

Spathiphyllums and begonias are plants that seem to buck the trend of variegation being a bit of a problem for low light situations. In fact, in the experience of the plant parent, keeping these guys in semi-decent light just makes the leaves go as yellow as Homer Simpson, which is never a clever look on a plant.

The pepperomia raindrop is a plant with dark green glossy leaves that tends to do well in lower light.

Sally the Snake Plant is pretty much indestructible and doesn’t bat an eyelid no matter what the plant parent does to her.

The aglaonema tigress is not only stunning but remarkably well-behaved enough to be on Santa’s good list.

Ferns are another group of plants that tend to do well in low light situations, and they exist in lower light too if one is not too bothered about all this thriving nonsense.

Overall, there are plenty of low light house plants that can thrive and brighten up one’s home without the need for excessive grow lights.

Meet Money the Monstera: A Low Light Champion

Money the Monstera is easily the most popular plant in the world, and for good reason! This Carefree and easygoing plant can be placed anywhere and just happily do its thing. Money lives a good 3 meters away from the nearest window in the bedroom and she’s given no jib whatsoever, no yellowing or anything. Sure, she’d probably grow a bit quicker and a bit bigger and have more perforations in the leaves if she lived closer to a south-facing window, but who needs that?

Zed the ZZ Plant: The Nighttime Warrior

In a low light house, finding plants that can thrive can be a challenge. However, there are some plants that can tolerate lower light more than others. One of the most tolerant of low light is Zed the ZZ Plant, also known as the nighttime warrior.

ZZ is easily the most popular plant in the world, and for good reason. He is the Carefree easygoing type, which is a rare commodity. It can happily cuddle up to Harry Potter under the stairs at Privet Drive without any problem. He definitely wouldn’t complain as much as Harry did if he had the chance.

If your home is just a glimmer of natural light, then it will be your best bet. He’s easily the most tolerant of low light out of all the plants and a real trooper. Generally, the darker the leaves a plant has, the more it won’t bat an eyelid for living in a dungeon.

Overall, Zed the ZZ Plant is the go-to plant for low light situations. He’s a real nighttime warrior and can tolerate lower light more than any other plant.

Mac the Calathea: Color in the Darkness

In a low light house, finding plants that can thrive can be a struggle. However, there are some plants that can survive even the darkest corners of the darkest rooms. One such plant is Mac the Calathea. This colorful plant is a night in shining armor ready to brighten up your dull days.

While most plants with lots of colors and variegation are generally a no-go for zero light, Mac doesn’t seem to mind that much at all. This fella can handle low light and is pretty forgiving.

So, if you’re looking to add some color to your low light home, Mac the Calathea is a great option. And don’t forget about the peace lily, Damian the Devil’s Ivy, and the pepperomia raindrop, all of which can thrive in low light conditions.

The Peace Lily: Blooming in the Gloom

When it comes to low light plants, the peace lily is a true gem. While it may not flower when placed far from a window, it can still thrive in lower light conditions. In fact, getting a peace lily to flower is like trying to get a dog to write a poem. But who needs flowers anyway? The peace lily’s lush green leaves are enough to brighten up any dark corner of a room.

But the peace lily isn’t the only low light plant that can add some color to your life. Meet Mac the calathea, a plant with lots of colors and variegation that can handle lower light conditions. And if you’re looking for a climber to brighten up a dark spot, Damian the pothos devil’s ivy is a real trooper.

Of course, not all plants can handle low light conditions. But fear not, for Zed the ZZ plant is here to save the day. This nighttime warrior can tolerate lower light better than any other plant in this video. And if you’re looking for a plant that won’t die no matter what you do to it, Sally the snake plant and Aglaonema Tigress are your best bets.

So, whether you’re living in a dungeon or just want to add some greenery to a dark corner of your home, there’s a low light plant out there for you. And remember, while no plant thrives in the dark, these plants can tolerate lower light more than others. So, go ahead and add some green buddies to your home without worrying about them wilting away in the gloom.

Damian the Devil’s Ivy: Climbing the Shadows

In a low-light house, it can be a struggle to keep house plants happy and thriving. But fear not, there are a bunch of plants that will survive even the darkest corners of the darkest rooms.

First up, there’s Money the Monster, easily the most popular plant in the world and thankfully the Carefree easygoing type too. She can pretty much plonk and stare at anywhere and just happily do her thing. Money the Monster lives a good 3 meters away from the nearest window and she’s giving no jib whatsoever, no yellowing or anything.

If you want a climber to brighten up a dark spot, Damian the Devil’s Ivy is a real low light trooper. This plant can be grown anywhere, even where there’s absolutely no chance of him seeing any of the sky.

So, there you have it, a list of low light house plants that will survive even the darkest corners of the darkest rooms. Just remember, no plant thrives in the dark, it’s just that some plants can tolerate lower light more than others. Light is always good, so keep those grow lights on.

Variegation Victories: Syngoniums and Bakers

In the world of low light houseplants, finding ones with variegation can be a challenge. However, there are some plants that seem to defy the odds and thrive in low light while still maintaining their colorful patterns.

One such group of plants is the Syngoniums and Bakers. These plants have leaves with various shades of green and white, making them a popular choice for those looking to add some color to their dark corners.

Here are some notable members of this group:

  • Syngonium podophyllum ‘White Butterfly’: This plant has green leaves with white veins and edges, resembling a butterfly’s wings. It can tolerate low light conditions and is relatively easy to care for.
  • Syngonium podophyllum ‘Pink Allusion’: Another popular choice, this plant has green leaves with pink variegation. It can also tolerate low light and is known for its air-purifying qualities.
  • Syngonium erythrophyllum: This plant has green leaves with red veins, adding a unique touch of color to any room. It can tolerate low to medium light and prefers slightly moist soil.
  • Baker’s Philodendron (Philodendron bipennifolium): This plant has large, deeply lobed leaves with green and white variegation. It can tolerate low light and is known for its fast growth rate.

Overall, if you’re looking to add some variegation to your low light space, the Syngoniums and Bakers are a great place to start. Just remember to give them some love and attention, and they’ll reward you with their colorful beauty.

The Pepperomia Raindrop: Prefers to Pout in the Dark

The Pepperomia Raindrop is a plant that seems to be in a perpetual state of teenage angst. It would much rather be left alone in a dark corner of the room to sulk and wallow in its own misery. This plant has dark green glossy leaves, which tend to do well in lower light. It is a top tip for those looking for a low light plant, but be warned, it prefers to pout in the dark.

While light is always good for plants, there are some that can tolerate lower light more than others. The Pepperomia Raindrop is one such plant. It is not that any plant thrives in the dark, but some can tolerate it better than others.

Overall, Sheffield Made Plants emphasizes that no plant thrives in the dark, but some can tolerate lower light better than others. The Pepperomia Raindrop is one such plant, but it prefers to pout in the dark.

Sally the Snake Plant: The Indestructible

In the world of low light plants, Sally the Snake Plant reigns supreme as the most indestructible of them all. This hardy plant can withstand even the darkest corners of the darkest rooms with ease.

But Sally isn’t just tough, she’s also quite the looker. With her long, spiky leaves in shades of green and yellow, she adds a touch of exotic elegance to any space. And the best part? She requires very little maintenance.

So if you’re struggling to keep your plants alive in low light conditions, consider adding Sally the Snake Plant or one of her low light companions to your collection. They’ll thrive in the shadows and add some much-needed greenery to your home or office.

The Aglaonema Tigress: A Shady Lady

In a low light house, keeping house plants happy and thriving can be a challenge. However, there are plants that can survive even the darkest corners of the darkest rooms. The following plants are a few examples of these “shady ladies” that can tolerate lower light more than others.

Remember, no plant thrives in the dark, but some plants can tolerate lower light more than others. Light is always good, so make sure to give your green buddies as much light as possible.

Ferns: The Low Light Lovers

If you’re struggling to keep your house plants happy in a low light house, then you’re not alone. But fear not, there are plants that can tolerate lower light more than others. In fact, some of them can survive even the darkest corners of the darkest rooms.

We have the ferns. You either love them or hate them, but they tend to do well in low light situations. They can exist in lower light too if you’re not too bothered about all this thriving nonsense.

So there you have it, a list of low light loving plants that can survive even the darkest corners of your home. And remember, light is always good, even for low light plants.

The Mixed Pothos Planter: Surprisingly Satisfied

If you’re struggling to keep your houseplants happy in low light conditions, fear not! There are a variety of plants that can tolerate lower light levels, and the mixed pothos planter is one of them.

The planter, which was created by Sheffield Made Plants, features a variety of plants that are known for their ability to thrive in low light conditions. One standout is the neon pothos, which has surprisingly retained its vibrant colors despite being located in a spot with limited access to natural light.

Other plants in the planter include the money plant, which has been thriving even 3 meters away from the nearest window, and Zed the ZZ plant, who is known for his ability to tolerate the darkest corners of any room.

For those looking for a bit of color in their low-light space, the calathea is a great option. While some plants with variegated leaves struggle in low light, the calathea seems to thrive.

And for those looking for a flowering plant, the peace lily is a great choice. While it may not flower when located far from a window, it is still a beautiful addition to any low-light space.

The mixed pothos planter also features climbers and hangers, including Damian the Devil’s Ivy and Sally the Snake Plant, both of which have shown resilience in low light conditions.

So if you’re struggling to keep your plants happy in low light conditions, consider creating a mixed pothos planter with some of these resilient and surprisingly satisfied plants.

Bonus Round: Plants That Can Handle the Dark

If you’re struggling to keep your house plants happy and thriving, fear not! There are plenty of plants that can survive in even the darkest corners of your home. In this video, Sheffield Made Plants shares some of his favorite low-light plants that are sure to thrive in even the dimmest of rooms.

First up is the ever-popular money tree, also known as the monster plant. This easygoing plant is a rare commodity, as it can pretty much thrive anywhere, even 3 meters away from the nearest window. While it may grow faster and bigger with more light, it’s perfectly content in low-light conditions.

Next on the list is the king of all low-light houseplants, Zed the ZZ plant. This nighttime warrior can handle even the dimmest of rooms and is the most tolerant of low light out of all the plants in the video. Its dark leaves make it a perfect fit for living in a dungeon, and it’s a great option for those with very little natural light.

If you’re looking to add some color to your dark room, Mac the calathea mayana is your guy. While many plants with lots of colors and variegation don’t handle low light well, Mac is pretty forgiving and doesn’t seem to mind living in darker conditions.

For those who want a flowering plant to brighten up their dark days, the peace lily is a great option. While it may not flower when placed 4 meters away from a window, it’s still a win-win to have it in the back of the room, as many people don’t even like the flowers. And if you want a climber to brighten up a dark spot, Damian the pothos Devil’s Ivy is a real low-light trooper that can grow long limbs to snake around your dining room.

But what about plants with variegation? While they may not do well in low light, Sheffield Made Plants has found that siph and begonias actually thrive in semi-decent light, even if it makes their leaves go yellow.

And finally, for those who want a plant that’s practically indestructible, Sally the snake plant is your gal. She’s been through his’s zero-light experiment and still looks great, unlike a certain someone that he’ll come to later in the video. And the aglaonema tiger is not only stunning, but remarkably well-behaved, making it a great addition to any low-light room.

So there you have it, a round-up of plants that can handle the dark. Just remember, while no plant thrives in the dark, some can tolerate lower light more than others. And as always, light is always good!