10 Best Indoor Plants For Small Spaces

Snake Plant

Also known as mother-in-law's tongue, snake plants are nearly indestructible. They tolerate low light, infrequent watering, and come in a variety of sizes and colors.

ZZ Plant

ZZ plants are another low-maintenance option that thrives in neglect. They have glossy, dark green leaves and can tolerate a wide range of light conditions.

Air Plants

These unique plants don't need soil at all! They absorb water and nutrients from the air through their leaves. Air plants are perfect for terrariums or hanging planters.

Pilea Peperomioides

Also known as the friendship plant, Pilea peperomioides is a cheerful little plant with round, coin-shaped leaves. It's easy to propagate, so you can share the wealth with your friends.

String of Pearls

This delicate succulent has long, trailing stems adorned with plump, pearl-like leaves. It's a slow grower but adds a whimsical touch to shelves and windowsills.


There are many different varieties of philodendrons, so you can find one that fits your style and light conditions. Most philodendrons are climbers.


Anthuriums are known for their beautiful, heart-shaped flowers that come in a variety of colors, including red, pink, white, and purple. They prefer bright, indirect light and high humidity. 


Calatheas are known for their stunning, variegated leaves. They come in a wide range of colors and patterns. Calatheas prefer warm, humid conditions and indirect light.

Staghorn Fern

taghorn ferns are epiphytes, which means they grow on other plants in the wild. They have large, antler-like fronds that can grow quite large. Staghorn ferns prefer bright, indirect light.

Bird's Nest Fern

Bird's nest ferns have long, wavy fronds that grow in a rosette shape. They prefer bright, indirect light and high humidity. They are a great conversation starter.