12 Real Houseplants You Can Buy Online

Shop these mood-boosting houseplants from the comfort of home.

Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links.
June 08, 2020

You don't have to be a gardening guru to fill your home with beautiful, thriving plants. Really! It's all about picking those that fit your budding green thumb status. If you're a newbie plant enthusiast, try your hand at hard-to-kill varieties like snake plants, ZZ plants and aloe plants. Next, pull in some philodendrons, parlor palms and ferns. You'll quickly discover the plants that work best in your home's lighting environment, whether that's bright, natural light or low, shade-heavy light. We've got our favorite easy-care indoor varieties that you can buy online.

SHELF PLANTS

$29.99 - $37.49 (Orig. $39.99 - $49.99)
Save Up to 30%!

Unless you live in the desert, you probably don't have the option of growing cacti in your backyard. But luckily, many cactus plants do well indoors. As desert plants, cacti are used to plenty of light. Choose the sunniest window possible for your plant. And while they're used to arid conditions, they still need water. Be careful to not overwater, as the plants may rot.

SHOP: Now through June 27, 2021, save up to 30% on air-purifying plants and succulents at 1800flowers.com.

Buy It
$51 - $56

If you love the look of large, tropical leaves but don't have space for a tree in your home, check out the Philodendron Green. This tabletop plant has dramatic, waxy green leaves and, as a bonus, great air-purifying qualities.

READ MORE: Caring for Philodendrons

Buy It

The aloe vera plant, also called a miracle plant, medicine plant and burn plant, features a clear gel inside its leaves that serve a multitude of uses. The plant itself, however, is super easy to grow. This short-stemmed succulent with pointy leaves flourishes in indirect light and, like most succulents, very little water.

READ MORE: Caring for Aloe Vera Plants

Buy It

If you don't have much of a green thumb, air plants are the perfect plant for you. They don't require soil and just need to be soaked in water once a week. Air plants come in many varieties and sizes and colors, but we're currently obsessed with the silvery-green Tillandsia.

READ MORE: Caring for Air Plants

Buy It

TABLE PLANTS

Money Plant. Pancake Plant. UFO Plant. This little guy has a lot of names, but in Europe, it's also known as a Friendship Plant because it's popular to give a cutting to a friend. It maintains a tidy size, growing slowly up to about 12 inches tall. With thick, succulent-like leaves, the plant doesn't demand much water and thrives in low light.

READ MORE: Caring for Money Tree Plants

Buy It
$27.99

The snake plant is the MVP of houseplants. Snake plants have cool patterns, don't require much attention and help purify the air. That's why they're so popular in bedrooms and home offices. But as amazing as they are for humans, they are toxic for dogs and cats, so make sure these are displayed out of reach.

READ MORE: Caring for Snake Plants

Buy It

Easy to care for with glossy, green leaves, the ZZ plant flourishes in almost any environment. This indoor beauty arrives ready to display in a jute pot with soil and preserved sheet moss.

READ MORE: Caring for ZZ Plants

Buy It
$49 - $55

While slow-growing, the bird's nest fern can reach six or seven feet high outdoors but stays around one to two feet tall when grown inside. It can tolerate less humidity than most ferns and is forgiving if you occasionally forget to water, making it perfect for beginners.

READ MORE: Caring for Bird's Nest Ferns

Buy It
$34.99 (Pack of 4)

Angel Ivy is a classic, versatile and easy-to-grow houseplant that will add texture and color to your home. Grow in a hanging basket, trail over the side of a pot or climb to make a living curtain. This four-pack assortment comes in 3.8-inch grower's pots ready for your favorite planters.

READ MORE: Plants to Grow in Your Bathroom

Buy It

FLOOR PLANTS

The majesty palm is a great indoor plant because it doesn't grow rapidly, so you don't have to worry about repotting this one every year. The palm fronds are dainty enough that it meshes well with several design styles and other plants.

READ MORE: Caring for Majesty Palms

Buy It

You can find parlor palms as small as dish-garden size or large enough to fill the corner of a room. They can tolerate low-light areas and drier indoor air. Keep the soil slightly moist, but a parlor palm in soil that dries out occasionally most likely won't suffer permanent damage.

READ MORE: Caring for Parlor Palms

Buy It
$29.99

Ah, the fiddle leaf fig tree. Designers love to incorporate this plant in rooms of all styles. Its namesake violin-shaped leaves are gorgeous, but plant parents give it a bad rep as being fussy. The problem is this tree loves warm, humid tropics and your AC creates the exact opposite.

READ MORE: Caring for Fiddle Leaf Figs

Buy It

Next Up

Indoor Plants Are Up to 30% Off on Amazon Today

Score a fiddle leaf fig tree, aloe vera, snake plant and more at discounted prices on Amazon.

These $5 Marimo Moss Balls Are the Cutest Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Learn what marimo moss balls are, how to grow them, where to buy them and — best of all — why you need them in your life.

How to Care for a ZZ Plant

Weren't gifted with a green thumb? Then this houseplant is for you. ZZ plants provide high-impact looks with little maintenance.

Overwintering Houseplants

Houseplants that have spent summer basking in the sun need a little TLC before coming inside for the winter.

The 10 Best Indoor Herb Garden Kits and Planters

Grab one of these indoor herb garden kits and start growing thyme, basil, parsley and more, so you can snip some herbs right when you need them.

Houseplant Care: 8 Keys to Success

Learn how to keep your indoor plants looking good with these easy maintenance and care tips.

Spider Plant Indoor Care

Learn to care for this easy houseplant and how to fix the rare problems that could arise.

Unique Planter Ideas That Are Sure to Grow on You

Terra cotta no more! These unique potting solutions will make you green with envy and might just inspire a trip to the greenhouse.

Treating Ailing Houseplants

Get tips on properly watering and fertilizing indoor plants.

How to Prepare Plants for Moving

Check out these 8 tips for transporting plants across town or country.

Go Shopping

Spruce up your outdoor space with products handpicked by HGTV editors.

What's New in Outdoors

On TV

House Hunters

7:30am | 6:30c

House Hunters

8:30am | 7:30c

House Hunters

10am | 9c

House Hunters

10:30am | 9:30c

House Hunters

11am | 10c

House Hunters

11:30am | 10:30c

Home Town

12pm | 11c

Home Town

1pm | 12c

Home Town

2pm | 1c

Home Town

3pm | 2c

Home Town

4pm | 3c

Home Town

5pm | 4c

Home Town

6pm | 5c

Home Town

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Renovation, Inc.

8pm | 7c

Mexico Life

9:30pm | 8:30c

Caribbean Life

10:30pm | 9:30c

Selling the Big Easy

11:30pm | 10:30c

Mexico Life

12:30am | 11:30c

Caribbean Life

1:30am | 12:30c

Selling the Big Easy

2:30am | 1:30c

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.