Gift Guide: 10 Low Maintenance Houseplants Your Friends Can’t Possibly Kill

Perfect for the irresponsible friend.

Here’s a living, breathing gift you can give to your friends this Christmas. No, not a puppy. Not a girlfriend either. Gift your friends with these gorgeous, low maintenance houseplants. Emphasis on "low maintenance."

We’ve put together a list with the easiest (and most aesthetic) plants to take care of: minimal sun, water, and soil requirements. Even your most irresponsible friends can’t possibly kill these. And if they do, then that’s probably a sign you shouldn’t trust them with your (future) kid. Or dog. Or goldfish.

1| Devil’s Ivy (Epipremnum aureum)

2| Prayer Plant (Maranta leucono)

3| Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)

4| Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

5| Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae)

6| Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera deliciosa)

7| Jade Plant (Crassula ovata)

8| ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

9| Cigar Plant (Calathea lutea)

10| Polka dot Begonia (Begonia maculate)

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