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Decorating with plants: low light plants for offices

There are lots of options when it comes to low light plants for offices. Even if your office has little or no natural light, there are plants that will adapt to and thrive in those less than ideal conditions.

And that’s a good thing because indoor plants have been scientifically proven to boost your mood, improve memory and concentration, and clean the air. So having houseplants in your office where your brain needs an extra boost makes a lot of sense.

Along with their health benefits, indoor plants are a great way to brighten up your less-than-inspiring cubicle or bring some life to your home office. Follow this guide to create an office oasis with easy indoor plants that are good for low light spaces.

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Get the look: low light plants for offices

one small shelfie plant:

Add a small plant to complement your books and picture frames.

Bird’s Nest Fern: Bright green with lush, wavy leaves
Rattlesnake Plant: Patterned leaves with distinctive burgundy coloring underneath
Golden Pothos: Vining with shiny, heart-shaped leaves

one medium desk plant:

Add some texture to a corner of your desk with a full desk plant.

Kimberly Queen Fern: Graceful and lush with feather-like leaves
Dracaena Lemon Lime: Bright green leaves with dark green stripes

one small desk plant:

Place a small, low-light plant on your desk near your computer.

Golden Pothos: Vining with shiny, heart-shaped leaves
Rattlesnake Plant: Patterned leaves with distinctive burgundy coloring underneath

two floor plants:

Create a true office jungle by placing a couple of floor plants next to your desk.

Sansevieria: Upright and architectural with patterned leaves
ZZ Plant: Unique layered, shiny leaves
Burgundy Rubber Tree: Dark, thick almond-shaped leaves
Cutlass Aglaonema or Silver Bay Aglaonema: Soft with silver-green variegated leaves
Kimberly Queen Fern: Graceful and lush with feather-like leaves