8 Popular Houseplants That Can Survive Your Constant Neglect

Last Updated on June 16, 2023 by teamobn

Houseplants That Can Survive Your Constant Neglect
Houseplants That Can Survive Your Constant Neglect.

No matter how small your home or yard, there are plants that will help to ‘make a house a home by adding houseplants for your home improvements. But if your lifestyle is such that you have little time to care for any plants, we’ve got the answer for you.

If you’re looking for houseplants that can enrich your life, but you don’t want to spend a lot of time fussing with them, we have the answer for you. We’ve put together a list of plants that even the greenest thumb will have trouble killing.

There are plants that even the ‘brownest’ thumb will have trouble killing. In fact, they thrive on neglect!

Just find nice green houseplants that thrive on neglect and place them on a window sill where they will be the highlight of your décor.

A lot of the plants we have in our homes are a little over-indulged, but some do much better than others with minimal care. For example, Aloe Vera requires minimal watering and no direct sunlight to thrive, while most ferns need moist soil to prosper.

On the flip side, some plants require as much care as children and are subject to much tears and frustration if you mess up. If you are not a plant person, don’t fret!


Here’s a list of houseplants that can survive with constant neglect…

Click on any image to start the lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox. You can also view the images as a slideshow if you prefer  8-)

These houseplants are for the busy you!

Golden Barrel Cactus

Echinocactus grusonii is a slender, columnar cactus that is native to the Southwestern United States and blooms in the late spring. It grows to be between 6-12 inches tall and is lightly spined.

The golden barrel cactus has a body that is divided into three to six sections, which are called barrels. The blooms are not that spectacular, but the flowers’ golden color adds a pop to the plant.

Desert Rose

This succulent has thin subtle leave with large flowers and does not require too much attention as it can live even if it is deprived of water for days. This houseplant is best on a center table.

Burro’s Tail

Sedum morganianum is a succulent that has long and extensive stems with bushy and plump green leaves.


The most popular species of aloe are Aloe Vera and Aloe Barbadensis. These aloe plants are the most common ones in the market for cosmetic and skin care. The Aloe Vera plant is mostly greenish in color with thick leaves and small flowers.


Kalanchoe is an indoor plant that belongs to the Crassulaceae family. Kalanchoes are easy to grow and please almost every interior, even minimalist.

Kalanchoe plants are quite unusual in their appearance and can be very decorative and can be nice houseplants addition. The flowers of this plant are very diverse and can vary in color, form, and size.

Ghost Plant

Ghost plants, which are often called “Ghost Ferns,” have a delicate, wispy appearance and a name that conjures up an image of something ethereal.


Peperomia is a houseplant that is easy to care for, and commonly used for low-light areas, carpeted office spaces, bathrooms, and even outdoor patio areas.

Some varieties grow to a height of about 16 inches. The plant has a wide variety of leaf shapes and colors, making it a valued addition to any home or office.

But be extra careful in adding these houseplants to your home especially if you have pets, as it is known to be toxic to animals.

Sago Palm

Since the Sago Palm Tree is an exotic and beautiful plant that is usually not found in any area of the country, this plant is a perfect choice for any person who is looking for a unique plant to add to their home decor.

If you are planning to add the Sago Palm Tree to your home, the first thing that you should know is that this is a very large houseplant and it requires large space to fit.

If you liked these, you will also like viewing these landscaping and gardening ideas



Search All Projects:


Our Deal For Today!

Your details will never be shared with any third party. Unsubscribe at any time with a single click.

The posts on this site sometimes contain an affiliate link or links to Amazon or other marketplaces. An affiliate link means that this business may earn advertising or referral fees if you make a purchase through those links.