There are a ton of different plants. Big ones, small ones. Some that need a lot of light, some that prefer shade. Plants that need constant watering, while others can survive months without. Some are leafy, some have flowers. All of this is the true beauty of human nature. And adding such beautiful plants to your home has started to become more and more popular. However, finding the right plant for you can be overwhelming. Especially when people are constantly telling you how you should definitely get a monstera or Aloe Vera. But there are so many plants out there that are very cool and easy to look after you may have missed. That’s why today we want to show you our top picks for the most underrated houseplants.
There are a ton of different plants
Plants bring us happiness, love, and joy. They also help us to sleep better and to purify our air. All that alongside looking stunning. But with so many plants out there, it’s hard to choose which ones to bring home. So, take a look at some often underrated houseplants. Who knows, you might just fall in love with them?
Let’s take a look at some often underrated houseplants
This beautiful plant comes in a ton of varieties and colors. It’s bushy and lush and is a great addition to any plant lover’s collection. The Aglaonema, or also known as the Chinese evergreen or Silver queen, is also quite easy to take care. This plant will tell you when it’s thirsty and can thrive in a variety of different light conditions. And they also do fine with some neglect. The Aglaonema is a large plant, that is low maintenance and can easily fit in smaller spaces if needed to.
This beautiful plant comes in a ton of varieties and colors
You may have seen the Instagram-famous Rhaphidophora tetrasperma. Well, this is its underrated sister. The Rhaphidophora decursiva is often called the mini Monstera. This plant is a vining plant. It has beautiful, rich, glossy, green leaves. And, like the Monstera, it’s leaves also split and fan out the bigger and older they get. This plant is also super easy to take care for, as well as propagate. So, you can easily gift your friends and family a little Rhaphidophora decursiva of their own.
The Rhaphidophora decursiva is often called the mini Monstera
The Pothos plant is a survival champion. They do more than fine in conditions of low-light, as well as indirect and bright. Watering also isn’t a hassle with this one. All you need to do is water it at least once a week when the weather is warmer and then every two weeks during the cold months. The Pothos survival abilities also make it a great bathroom plant. It’s a beautiful, luscious, green plant that will bring a natural feel to your space.
The Pothos plant is a survival champion
#Blue Glow Agave
This plant is really cool! The blue glow Agave is a desert plant in nature. It’s unique and beautiful. If you are looking for a spot of color for your home, this is the one for you. This plant has bluish-green leaves that are tipped with an interesting red spine. This plant can easily be grown inside as a houseplant as long as it’s placed in an area with plenty of bright light. When it comes to watering, the blue glow Agave really only needs watering once a month or when its soil has completely dried. However, this plant also does well in humid environments so don’t be afraid to put it in a space such as the bathroom.
This plant has bluish-green leaves that are tipped with an interesting red spine
This plant has a ton of names – Tradescantia, wandering dude and spiderwort. No matter what you decide to call it, this plant is a beauty. It is a vining houseplant that enjoys light. While it can survive in low light conditions, it does lose some of its vibrant colors. Several varieties of this plant have a silvered appearance and are visually striking. The great thing about this plant is that you can easily train them to either vine or grow bushy.
No matter what you decide to call it, this plant is a beauty
This plant is nicknamed the Vicks plant. This is because it smells quite a lot like Vicks vaporub. Fun fact: this plant can actually help to clear nasal passages. The Plectranthus tomentosa has cute, little, fuzzy succulent leaves, and it grows in a shrub like nature. Since it is a type of succulent it can tolerate both a lot of light and even some drought. While it can also survive in low-light conditions, it will grow much slower and a bit leggy. Make sure to water it when the soil is completely dry.
The Plectranthus tomentosa has cute, little, fuzzy succulent leaves
The Dracaena is for everyone, however it is often left underrated. These beautiful palm look alike tolerates low-light and are even drought-tolerant! These plants can live pretty much anywhere, in any conditions. What more can you want from a plant – it’s low maintenance, it’s beautiful and it pretty much invincible. If you want a modern and aesthetic plant, then this one is for you. And it can also grow pretty big!
These plants can live pretty much anywhere
These were some pretty cool, yet highly underrated houseplants, in our opinion. We hope you found this article helpful. Now you will know to add some of these beautiful plants to your own collection.
Now you will know to add some of these beautiful plants