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What indoor plants are easy to grow?

FiddleLeaf.jpegI like bromeliads. There are lots of different varieties and they are tough and grow well indoors. This Guzmania is an example. - greygardener


Peace lilies are my favourite indoor plant! They have beautiful green leaves and a pure white flower but the best part is as soon as they start looking a little droopy you water them and they perk up within minutes. Oh, and my advice: use a self watering pot so you don't end up with desk puddles. - Mammasalt


Anyone grow any of these?


  • Spider plants (Chlorophytum comosum) seemed to lose favour after their 1970s boom, however they’re making a comeback. They’re hardy plants with attractive ribbons of variegated foliage and make a great hanging basket plant. They even enjoy being pot bound!
  • Dieffenbachia, which has the unfortunate common name of ‘dumb cane’ (due to its potential to cause speaking and breathing difficulties if ingested) has large green and yellow patterned leaves and brings a tropical feel indoors.
  • As it name suggests, the ‘Cast Iron Plant’ (Aspidistra elatior) is a neglect-loving plant with large, upright glossy green leaves.
  • Peace lily (Spathiphyllum), has lovely long dark green leaves combined with elegant white flowers and makes a great potted indoor plant. - Kellie


Everyone loves Monstera. It's the most popular indoor plant in Australia. - Isobel


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This topic has been popular with the community. Could you add some of your expert advice? What are some easy-to-grow indoor plants that you recommend?


Many thanks,




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Hi @Jason 


Here's a few of the most popular and easy-to-care-for indoor plants to keep you occupied when it's too cold or wet to garden outdoors!


  • Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis varieties)
  • Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)
  • Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)
  • Golden Pothos (Epippremnum aureum)
  • Fiddleleaf Fig (Ficus lyrata)
  • Zanzibar Gem (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)
  • Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana)
  • Calathea / Maranta varieties
  • Arrowhead (Syngonium podophyllum)
  • Chain of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii)
  • Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior)


There's a heap more available in Bunnings. Search the array of indoor plants here. 


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