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11 Best Indoor Plants for Sunny Windows

11 Best Indoor Plants for Sunny Windows

Wondering how to bring a sneak-peek of summer into your home? Check out these indoor plants for sunny windows!

We know that we’re still weeks away from the warm spring, but we’re so over winter! We’re excited about spring and most especially summer! Bright home + sunny windows + lush indoor plants + iced coffee is the perfect way to spend quarantine. If you have a large sunny window or your home is south-facing (lucky you), then you should definitely add these sun-loving indoor plants.


African Milk Bush

African Milk Bush is a succulent that loves, bright, indirect light which makes it perfect if you have a south-facing window. It can also thrive under full sun. Water it once a week or when the soil is dry.


Aloe Vera

According to experts, Aloe Vera is one the low-maintenance indoor plants for sunny windows because it prefers bright light for at least six to eight hours every day, preferably every morning. The leaves of your Aloe Vera plant will drop downwards if it does not receive enough light. As a rule of thumb, water your Aloe Vera plant only when the soil is completely dry.


Areca Palm

Areca Palm needs bright light to grow well, but not direct light since it can burn the leaves. Keep the soil slightly moist, but don’t overwater.



Croton plant requires six to eight hours of direct sunlight every day to maintain and produce its gorgeous foliage. Watering a Croton plant depends on the situation. Check if the soil is dry before watering to avoid overwatering and root rot. Keep your Croton plant evenly moist in the summer.


Hibiscus is one of the most beautiful indoor plants for sunny windows. It needs about six hours of sunlight every day to bloom. Keep in mind that the more light it gets, the better it will bloom. Keep the soil consistently moist, so water it when the top inch of the soil is dry.


Jade Plant

The Jade plant requires direct sunlight or full sun to grow for at least four hours every morning, so it’s best to place it in a room with south-facing windows for the whole day. It’s important to keep the soil moist, but don’t overwater it.


Jasmine needs full sun of at least six hours or more each day. It requires a lot of water, especially when they are in bloom. Keep the soil slightly moist.

Ponytail Palm

The Ponytail Palm requires bright light, but it can also tolerate full sun. Keep in mind that ponytail palms are succulents so they can thrive periods without water. Let the top two to three inches of soil dry out between watering.


Sago Palm

Sago palm needs bright, indirect light every morning. Water your sago palm deeply every one to two weeks.


Snake Plant

Snake plants prefer bright, indirect light. It can also tolerate some direct sunlight. Water when the soil is almost completely dry.


String of Pearls

The string of pearls prefers bright indirect light. It’s one of the perfect indoor plants for sunny windows because it loves strong natural light. Water at least once a week or every two weeks. Another tip is to water only when the half-inch of the soil is dry.

Wow your sunny windows with these indoor plants. Aside from cleaning the air in your home, it can also help you destress and improve your productivity while you WFH. 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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