12 Pretty Indoor Plants That Grow In Medium Light Conditions

by Marry Dell

    For plant’s growth, sunlight plays an important role. However, there are some indoor plants that also do well in an environment with medium light. If you love growing plants in the home to give your interior a touch of green for your living space but not have more sunlight, you can grow some indoor plants today.
    12 Pretty Indoor Plants That Grow In Medium Light Conditions
    These houseplants are great for spots in a room that need touches of green but do not have enough direct sunlight. All can thrive with indirect light and the majority of them can thrive with artificial light. You can place them in east-facing windows or under two fluorescent bulbs. They also thrive in the indirect light coming in west-facing windows. Plus, they are so easy to care for from indoor gardeners as long as they get enough moisture and nutrients.

    #1 Dieffenbachia

    Source: Breck’s

    Dieffenbachia has pointed oblong leaves on its plant that can be up to 12-inches long and the dark green leaves are spattered with a creamy-white color.

    #2 Crotons

    Source: Housedigest

    Crotons have leaves that can be up to 18-inches long and speckled with many different colors, including yellow, pink, orange, red, bronze, purple, and green. This plant can grow in low light but if you want to it shows off the best color, expose to a few hours of bright sunlight daily.

    #3 Boston Fern

    Source: Rhsplants

    Boston Fern thrives in a cool environment that has lots of humidity. This plant needs to be kept out of direct sunlight and be kept consistently moist for the best growth.

    #4 Dracaenas

    Source: Waitrosegarden

    Dracaenas do not like direct sunlight at all, its leaves can grow up to 6-inches long and are bright green outlined in a lighter green.

    #5 Aluminum Plant

    Source: Refinery29

    Aluminum Plant grows up to 12-inches tall and has beautiful green foliage that looks like they have been splashed with aluminum paint. This plant prefers to grow in peaty soil and humidity.

    #6 Ficus Elastica

    Source: Crocus

    Ficus Elastica grows up to 10-feet tall indoors. It produces thick rubbery leaves with pink to purplish stipules.

    #7 Christmas Cactus

    Source: Thespruce

    Christmas Cactus displays blooms in the spring that can be red, purple, oranges, pinks, and creams. It needs direct sunlight to bloom but also needs total darkness at night for at least 13 hours.

    #8 Moth Orchid

    Source: Whiteflowerfarm

    Moth orchid has long sprays of flowers that grow on arching stems, with each flower being about 3.5-inches wide.

    #9 Gardenia

    Source: Plantshop

    Gardenia loves shade from the afternoon light but wants the morning light. If you find the right place for its growth, you will get white flowers throughout the year.

    #10 African Violet

    Source: Almanac

    African Violet can achieve to 9-inches tall and has tiny flowers grow on this plant throughout the year. This plant needs well-drainage soil for the best growth.

    #11 Flamingo Lily

    Source: Theflowersmart

    Flamingo Lily has leaves that are dark green and heart-shaped. It has bright red patches that have a waxy appearance. The plant does well in humidity.

    #12 Begonia

    Source: Thespruce

    Begonia has round green or reddish-brown leaves that are shiny. Its flowers can be red, white, or pink and up to 1.5-inches across.

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