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TOP 10 Low Maintenance Plants

Plants are such a lovely way to add colour and beauty to your home and garden. However, not everyone has the time to devote to plant care, and that’s where these super low maintenance plants come in handy! These undemanding plants need minimal attention while still providing the joy of greenery and a whole host of well being benefits too. In this post, we will recommend our top 10 low maintenance plants that are perfect for both indoor and outdoor spaces.

Here are our TOP 10 Low Maintenance Plants

Top 5 Low Maintenance House Plants

Low maintenance houseplants

  1. Rubber Plant
  2. With its large, glossy leaves, the rubber plant is a popular choice for indoor plants. It can tolerate a range of light conditions and needs minimal watering, making it perfect for busy individuals or beginners in plant care.

  3. Zebra Plant
  4. Known for its striking striped foliage, the zebra plant adds a touch of exotic beauty to any indoor space! It thrives in medium to bright light and requires minimal maintenance and watering.

  5. Ficus benjamina also known as Weeping Fig
  6. The Ficus benjamina is a graceful, weeping plant that brings elegance to any room. It can adapt to various light conditions and is relatively tolerant of irregular watering. These low maintenance plants make a great statement in your home or as a wonderful gift!

  7. Spider Plant
  8. The spider plant is a classic choice for low maintenance indoor greenery. It features arching leaves with white stripes and produces small plantlets that can be propagated and replanted or given away to family or friends. It thrives in a range of light conditions and requires minimal watering.

  9. Money Plant
  10. The money plant is a trailing vine that adds a lush touch to any indoor setting. It can tolerate low light conditions and irregular watering making it ideal for smaller rooms with minimal light and busy homeowners. They’re super easy to care for and will thrive even in darker rooms!

Top 5 Low Maintenance Garden Plants

camellia flowers

  1. Bay Trees
  2. Bay trees are versatile and low maintenance outdoor plants. They have beautifully aromatic leaves that are commonly used in cooking. Bay trees can thrive in both sunny and partially shaded areas, and require minimal pruning and watering.

  3. Camellias
  4. With their stunning blooms and glossy evergreen foliage, Camellias are prized ornamental plants. They thrive in partial shade and require minimal maintenance. Please note that Camellias are seasonal plants, so availability may vary!

  5. Skimmia
  6. Skimmia is a compact evergreen shrub known for its spring flowers and vibrant berries. It grows well in a range of positions including partially shaded areas and requires minimal pruning, so it's perfect for those who don't have lots of time in the garden. Please note that Skimmia is a seasonal plant and may not be available year-round.

  7. Periwinkle
  8. Periwinkle is a hardy ground cover plant that produces beautiful blue or white flowers. It is drought-tolerant and thrives in sunny and fairly shady locations too. With minimal care, it can create a stunning carpet of colour in your garden or sun-trap balcony.

  9. Abelia
  10. Abelia is a versatile shrub that adds beauty to any garden with its clusters of fragrant flowers. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and requires minimal pruning and watering. Their attractive autumn foliage makes it a great all-rounder plant for your outdoor space!

How Plants4Presents Can Help

At Plants4Presents, we understand the need for low maintenance plants that can bring life to your spaces when you lead a busy life. That’s why we offer a wide selection of indoor and outdoor low maintenance plants so that you can find your green companion without the need for constant care and attention. With easy online ordering and reliable delivery, we make it convenient to get all the benefits of greenery! Discover our collection of low-maintenance plants online now.


Are low maintenance plants suitable for in experienced and beginner gardeners?

Yes! Low maintenance plants are perfect for beginners as they require minimal care and are more forgiving when it comes to occasional neglect or mistakes in plant care.

Do low maintenance plants still require fertilisation?

This collection of low maintenance plants are not particularly greedy feeders and will not need a regular or complicated feeding regime. Long term an occasion, general purpose houseplant feed will help the houseplants continue to grow and thrive but it's not essential. Similarly, our low maintenance garden plants don't need a specific feed regime, but an occasional top dressing of well rotted compost or blood fish and bone will certainly not do any harm.

How can I ensure the longevity of low maintenance plants?

While low maintenance plants require less attention, they still benefit from an occasional water and spruce up. This might include an annual prune and removing dead or yellowed leaves, and ensuring they are placed in the appropriate lighting conditions.