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Air plant is a tropical house plant that can grow without soil. Discover how to water, fertilize and propagate Tillandsia species.
Tips for growing hibiscus, pruning. Hibiscus flower, the state flower of Hawaii. Get tips for caring for hibiscus plants indoors.
Hydrangea care guide. Discover how to grow hydrangeas as house plants: planting, pruning, reblooming, propagating, fertilizing, care and maintenance.
Flame violet is grown for its showy, colorful leaves and bright flowers that bloom in spring and summer. Find out how to grow flame violet, sunlight, repot.
Sometimes low-care plants are overlooked because there is just no challenge in growing them.
Rosary vine comes to mind. It thrives with little attention. And it's simple to propagate. Cut off a vine, stick it back in the soil and you've got yourself another plant.
Air plants are finally getting some recognition. I'm seeing these tropical tree dwellers everywhere. They're tiny -- but so charming, there is just no excuse not to add one (or two) to your collection.
Beautiful, flowering desert rose is a semi-succulent plant that doesn't need fussing over. Put it in a sunny window and you'll enjoy months of blooms.
Fancy-leaf caladium plant has colorful, decorative foliage that can rival the showiest flowering house plants. Find pictures and care tips.
Zebra Plant is a Brazilian native with exotic, emerald green leaves with dramatic white veins. Find out what light, water, humidity it wants and when to repot.
Coleus plant (Coleus blumei) has distinctive leaf shapes, patterns and colors. Stunning house plants, coleus plants are also easy to grow.