What Plants Grow With Little Light?

What Plants Grow With Little Light? image by Nino Barbieri, Wikipedia Commons
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Overview

An important part of indoor gardening is choosing the correct plants that can thrive with little or no light. Indoor plants can often be kept from light because of home characteristics or window coverings. Selecting the right plant for a room setting will allow the gardener to have healthy plants.

Cast Iron Plant

A Cast Iron plant is an evergreen perennial with large leaves. It is grown as foliage and requires little light in order to thrive.

Peace Lily

A Peace Lily is an indoor plant that blooms white flowers and prefers to grow in low-lit areas.

Cyclamen

Cyclamen has both beautiful foliage and flowers. Blooms come in different colors such as white, purple or pink.

Holiday Cactus

Holiday Cactus is also known as Christmas Cactus because it usually blooms between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

African Violet

African Violets have velvety flowers in violet, pink or white colors.

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