Easy to Grow Plants

Easy to Grow Plants
Looking for plants that won't require a lot of labor and beautify your garden? Here are cover names of some of these plants that are easy to grow and prove to be a delight for a novice gardener.
Gardenerdy Staff
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2018
Have you decided to try your hand in gardening, but do not have the time or patience for it? There are plenty of plants that you can select from for your garden. Or if you are teaching your kid about the importance and technique of gardening, you may want to choose a plant which grows easily.
As kid are easily discouraged, you should make this experience enjoyable for them. We will help you with names of some plants that brighten up your gardens, living rooms, or even your aquarium.
How to Select an Easy to Grow Plant
If you are new to the field of gardening, then you need to look for a robust plant that does not mind a bit of neglect and fair amount of care from the gardener. You should look for the following characteristics when looking for plants that can be grown easily.
  • These plants should be able to tolerate a bit of neglect, like watering after a gap.
  • They should tolerate low light or shade for some time period.
  • Make sure that they are resistant to diseases and pests.
  • They should require less or no pruning, pinching, or primping.
  • They can survive in dry climates.
  • In case of flowering plants, they should not require special care to help them bloom.
Most of these plants grow in almost any condition. They can grow in moderate to low light and even in any type of soil. You can either grow these plants in outdoor gardening setups, or even grow them on your kitchen window. So, depending on the space available, most of these plants survive jubilantly.
Apart from ornamental plants, you may also grow some fruits and vegetables. You can try growing courgette, radish, carrots, beet roots, Swiss chard, spinach, potatoes, runner beans, etc. in your little vegetable garden. Or you may even fill your living room with the sweet natural fragrance of flowering plants.
List of Plants that Can be Grown Easily
It is not very difficult to grow houseplants if you follow some basic guidelines related to water, light, fertilizer, and getting a suitable pot for container gardening. Following are a few plants that need just a little bit of care and they will even survive nicely.
Firecracker
firecracker plant flower
Grape hyacinths
muscari field in Kashmir, India
Azolla caroliniana
Azolla, Azolla caroliniana
Elodea
Elodea in aquarium
Wandering jew
Lush green Wandering Jew plant
Pothos(Devil's ivy)
Pothos Plant
Chrysanthemum
Potted yellow chrysanthemum
Cigar plant
Cuphea plant
Elephant ear plants
Elephant ear
Spindle tree(Burning bush)
Spindle tree
Rhododendrons
Rhododendron plant
Ponytail palms
Ponytail palm on black
Peace lily
Peace Lily
Dumb cane
Dieffenbachia in Thailand garden
Aloe vera
Aloe Vera Plant
Black eye susan
hand full of black eye susans
Cornflower
blue cornflower
Lettuce
Fresh lettuce growing
Marigold
Yellow Marigolds flower in the garden
Catnip
Catnip plant
Gloriosa daisy
Blackeyed Susans
Sunflowers
Beautiful Sunflowers
Sweet peas
pink and purple sweet pea flowers in garden
Pholodendrons
Tropical plants
Nasturtiums
Nasturtium  plant
Parsley
Italian Parsley
Venus flytrap
Venus flytrap
Garlic
garlic sprouts
Basil
basil growing in a pot
Parlor palm
Potted Palm
Jade plant
Jade plant
Dieffenbachia(Dumb cane)
Flower dieffenbachia
Prayer plant
Houseplant - Prayer Plant
African violet
African Violet houseplant
Chinese evergreen
Aglaonema beautiful plant in pot
Oregano
Fresh Oregano
Canada anemone
Beautifully White Forest Anemones
Ivy
Ivy in pot
Wax plant
Wax Plant
Cactus
Cactus Haggale Sri Lanka
English ivy
English Ivy
Bromeliads
Exotic tropical bromeliads
Bamboo plant
Home Bamboo plant on a kitchen plate
Arrowhead vine
Optional syngonium podophyllum
Fiddleleaf fig
Ficus lyrata
Rubber tree
rubber plant
Java moss
Java moss
Amazon sword
Baby Amazon Sword
Hornwort
Hornworts are a group of bryophytes
Flame nettle
Coleus flowers
Peonies
Tree peony blossom
Ferns
Fern Plant,Munnar
Lamb's ears(Silver carpet)
Stachys byzantina
Christmas cactus
big leaf cactus blooms
Spider plants
Spider Plant
Tomato
Tomato plant
Yarrow
Blooming Common Yarrow
Strawberry
Bush of strawberry
'Stella de Oro' daylily
Stella de Oro Daylily
Arugula
Arugula plant
Ornamental grasses
Ornamental Grass
Green beans
Green beans
Sweet alyssum
beautiful Sweet Alyssum flowers blossoming
Cosmos
Pink cosmos
Snake plants(Mother-in-Law's Tongue)
Indoor potted snake plant
  • Cast iron plants
  • Frikart's aster
  • Dwarf anubias
  • Dwarf hygrophila
  • Thai onion plant
  • Christmas moss
  • Windelov
  • Pellia
  • Aponogeton crispus
  • Pogostemon helferi
  • Voodoo Lily
  • Threadleaf blue star
  • Dwarf blue star 
These are some plants that you may try planting in your free time. Although, these are easy to grow, they do need some care and attention from your side. Make sure you follow regular watering, fertilization, and pruning to keep your plants healthy and vibrant.