7 Best Houseplants for Beginners, Experts Say

If you're looking for a resilient houseplant, Vincent recommends seeking out a snake plant.

Snake plant

Another houseplant named for a somewhat scary creature is the spider plant, which makes a great choice for first-timers.

Spider plant

Perhaps you have a perfect spot for your first plant in your home or apartment, but it doesn't get any light.

ZZ plant

Another plant that tolerates low-light settings is the peace lily.

Peace lily

Beginners who want to invite some good fortune can seek out a lucky bamboo plant. "

Lucky bamboo

One of the houseplants experts most frequently recommended to Best Life was aloe vera.

Aloe vera

Start out with a philodendron as your first houseplant and you won't be disappointed, especially if you're a "lazy" plant lover, Vincent says.