Who has time to drink enough water themselves, let alone to always stay on top of watering your plants? Well we have whipped up a few of the BEST drought-tolerant houseplants for you to not stress over during those busy weeks!
Oh.. the beautiful snake plant with its spear like foliage and ease of care makes this the top of our list when it comes to infrequent watering. Some snake plants are fine going a month without any water and they still look beautiful! These houseplants also come in such a wide variety that we love them for the workplace/ home office since they clean the air, boost, creativity, and they are stress-free indoor plants.
We often use Snake Plants in our Corporate Gifting Program as they are perfect for the busy home office and for any giftee! In addition to being drought-tolerant, they are also low-light tolerant making them perfect for those darker spaces or apartment homes. Whether you're looking for lighter foliage light the Snake Plant Moonshine or darker foliage like the Snake Plant Zeylanica these plants make the perfect plant for the more forgetful.
Did you plan on taking a long summer vacation? Well these Snake Plants will still be alive when you return, no sitter needed!
The Dracaena family (Asparagaceae), is a family that provides some of the most durable indoor foliage plants used indoors in offices building, hotels, and malls but also as an everyday house plant. They are resistant, not too picky and boast a variety of different options including the ever so popular Dracaena Colorama or the variegated Dracaena 'Song of India'.
They will get little crispy wedges if not given enough water and will become droopy letting you know they are thirsty. Most often in the indoor environment these plants do wonderful with a thorough watering every 2-3 weeks, making them great for the busy family or individual who every so often missed a watering day. Keep the soil of houseplant dracaena moist, but never soggy. Drooping or yellowing leaves indicate over-watering or poor drainage.
The Peperomia is a perennial epiphyte native to the tropical regions of Central and South America. It's short and sturdy stems wield thick, circular leaves which are deep colors and retain most of its water. The Peperomia is very easy to care for and requires similar care habits to most succulents making it a great addition to any desk or shelf, in fact this one is definitely one of our top sellers in the greenhouse.
They also can give you a bit of color to the home office if you choose a variety like the Peperomia 'Ripple Red' or super unique looking foliage like the Peperomia Watermelon, which resembles little watermelons with its gorgeous lines. In addition to their ease of care and gorgeous look, the Peperomia plants are pet-friendly making them non-toxic to pets. This collection of plants will be perfect for any home with a furry family member or two.
In conclusion, these three plant species should be your top picks when looking for an easy going indoor plant that you don't have to water to often, yet still provides you with unique gorgeous foliage to impress the best.