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10 Cheap Houseplants You Can Easily Add to Your Indoor Garden

10 Cheap Houseplants You Can Easily Add to Your Indoor Garden

Take a look at these cheap houseplants that will bring you and your space so much joy!

Creating a lush indoor garden oasis doesn’t have to cost a fortune! In fact, there are lots of cheap houseplants that can beautify your homeclean your air, and give you and your space so much joy. Plus, did you know that cheap houseplants also mean low maintenance? It’s true! Take a look at these cheap houseplants to add to your indoor garden today.


Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is one of the cheapest houseplants to grow because it’s low maintenance and can handle a little neglect. Sometimes, you can even get it for free from your family or friends! It also offers a lot of beauty and health benefits, such as the gel in your Aloe Vera plant provides aid for burns, cuts, other irritations, and treating sunburns.

Sunlight: Aloe Vera prefers bright light for at least six to eight hours every morning.

Water: As a rule of thumb, water your Aloe Vera plant only when the soil is completely dry.



One of the cheapest houseplants you can care for is the Dracaena. It’s also one of the easiest houseplants to care for. Dracaena is pretty hard to kill, which makes it perfect for beginners.

Sunlight: Dracaena prefers filtered bright, indoor light (sunlight through a sheer curtain in front of a sunny window). It can also survive in dim light, but it will grow slower.

Water: Water your Dracaena when topsoil is dry or maybe once a week.

English Ivy

English Ivy is one of the cheapest houseplants with an undeniable personality and whimsical quality, whether it’s climbing in your garden or hanging at your home. Plus, according to NASA, it’s one of the top 10 air-purifying plants. It can remove toxins like benzene, formaldehyde, toulene, and xylene.

Sunlight: It grows best in partial to full shade. However, it can also adapt to almost any amount of light, from full sun to full shade.

Water: Water your English Ivy plant when the top inch of the potting mix is completely dry.


Peace Lily

The Peace Lily is one of the toughest cheap houseplants that can bloom all year. It’s beautiful, easy-to-grow, and one of the top air-purifying plants that you can get for a fairly cheap price.

Sunlight: Peace Lily prefers filtered light or light partial shade. It can also tolerate fluorescent lights. Avoid placing your plant under direct sunlight because it can result in scorched leaves.

Water: Water at least once a week and keep the soil moist, but not wet.



Of course, Philodendron is included on our cheap houseplants list. It’s a great choice for people with a really bad black thumb. Trust us, this plant is harder to kill than to keep alive. It’s forgiving, low-light tolerant, and low-maintenance. The Philodendron plant is also known as the sweetheart plant because of the shape of its glossy leaves.

Sunlight: Philodendron plants grow best in medium light and bright, indirect sunlight.

Water: Water when the top 50% of the soil is completely dry.


Pothos is arguably one of the cheapest houseplants you can add to your indoor garden since all it needs is to give them the right amount of light and water when they start to look wilty.

Sunlight: It can tolerate low light, but grows well in medium and higher light areas.

Water: Keep soil moist, but be careful not to overwater.

Rubber Plant

One of the easiest and cheapest houseplants to care for and grow. Although it hates one thing: it doesn’t like change, so pick a bright spot for your Rubber Tree and let it do its thing.

Sunlight: Rubber Tree prefers bright, indirect light that isn’t too hot. It’s best to place it near a window with a sheer curtain so that it will receive the right amount of sunlight.

Water: Rubber Tree’s water needs vary according to season. During summer, keep the soil of your Rubber Tree moist, but do not overwater it. During winter, water your Rubber Tree when the top inch of the soil becomes dry.


Snake Plant

Snake plant is one of the cheapest houseplants to care of. Plus, it’s also the hardest to kill. Snake plants are chill, low-maintenance, and very forgiving. Plus, they are one of the best air-purifying houseplants.

Sunlight: Snake plants will thrive in either very bright light or low-light areas of your home.

Water: Water when the soil is almost completely dry.


Spider Plant

A graceful indoor plant that makes a statement anywhere. Trust us, the Spider plant wouldn’t cost a fortune to grow. Also, they are safe for cats and dogs.

Sunlight: Spider plants prefer bright, indirect sunlight. However, they can also thrive in areas with a mix of fluorescent and natural light.

Water: Keep the soil moist but not soggy. Allow the top inch of the soil to dry before watering.


ZZ Plant

ZZ plant is perfect for the forgetful plant owner. It’s one of the toughest cheap houseplants that basically thrives off of neglect. It looks like a fake houseplant with its shiny, perfect, and rich green leaves.

Sunlight: ZZ plants prefer bright, indirect light. However, it can tolerate low-light conditions or bright, fluorescent light.

Water: Water when the soil is dry.

What do you think of these cheap houseplants? Do you already have them at your home?

Check out our Plant Care blog to learn more about different houseplants and tips on how to keep your plants alive and healthy.

Whatever houseplant you choose to transform your home into a lively oasis, you’ll definitely need a stylish planter to display your plant baby in. No matter what your style, there’s an Omysa planter that will be perfect with your garden and home’s décor. From ceramics to fiberstone, check out Omysa’s Shop and add it to your cart!

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