This Hidden Amazon Storefront Helps You Pick the Best Houseplants Based on Your Home's Natural Light

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Houseplants are a great way to add some life and freshness to just about any room. The natural lighting in your home is arguably the most important factor to consider when selecting a houseplant, which can make the process tricky. But Amazon is here to make your purchase easier with its under-the-radar shopping guide on how to buy the right houseplants based on the light in your space.

Before you spend money on trendy monsteras or cascading English ivys, make sure those plants can thrive on your bookshelf or in your office corner. Whether you have bright south-facing windows or a bedroom with minimal light, Amazon's handy storefront will help you find the best indoor plants that are likely to survive in your home.

Houseplants for Bright Light

Homes with south-facing windows typically provide the most warmth and brightest light, so they're the ideal environment for easy-care, drought-tolerant plants, such as succulents and cacti, that like to bask in the sun. For example, Aloe veras require little water and thrive in plenty of light. Potted trees, like ponytail palms and money trees, also soak up sun and don't need a lot of watering, and they're both available for under $35 on Amazon. If it's a medium-size potted plant you're after, consider getting an aglaonema plant that's known for its colorful pink varieties and can survive in bright light.

Costa Farms Aloe Vera

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American Plant Exchange Ponytail Palm

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Costa Farms Aglaonema Plant

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Costa Farms Money Tree

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Houseplants for Medium Light

If you're unclear on what medium light means, think of it as indirect light: an area that gets sufficient light just from an east-facing window, or only gets light at certain times of the day. Most plants do well in indirect light (think calatheas, philodendrons, and ficuses) with semi-regular watering. English ivy is perfect for hanging planters or high shelves because this fast-growing vine does well in low-to-bright indirect light. Large potted plants, like monsteras and birds of paradise, also thrive in bright indirect light as they dress up your space with their impressive foliage.

American Plant Exchange English Ivy

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Costa Farms Birds of Paradise Plant

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American Plant Exchange Split Leaf Philodendron Monstera

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Costa Farms Blooming Anthurium

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Houseplants for Low Light

Ample sunlight may seem like an obvious requirement for plants, but many varieties can actually live well in environments with low light. From nearly impossible-to-kill snake plants to pothos that thrive almost anywhere, these options are great for darker areas like offices or bathrooms, or for houseplant beginners. Even statement plants like peace lilies are ideal for brightening up dim corners of your home.

Costa Farms Peace Lily

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Costa Farms Snake Plant

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Costa Farms Devil's Ivy Pothos

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Costa Farms ZZ Plant

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