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Partner Post: Plants of Steel Made for New Plant Parents

For those who’ve never cared for a plant before, there’s good news: It doesn’t take superhuman strength to keep all indoor greenery alive.

The Plants of Steel collection contains low-maintenance plants ideal for almost any indoor conditions. This collection boasts plants that thrive in the low-light and dry-air conditions that leave other plants struggling.  

Plants of Steel allow anyone to hone their green thumb. The assortment includes houseplants perfect for first-time plant owners or folks who are away frequently.

Plants of Steel

Chinese Evergreen (AKA Aglaonema). This popular houseplant features striking striped leaves. Chinese evergreen can be left alone for long periods and will be just fine. Grow them in groups of three to give a room a tropical rainforest feel.

Ponytail Palm. This plant needs minimum attention and can basically be forgotten about. It toughly suffers through occasional dryness.

Snake Plant (AKA Sansevieria or Mother-in-Law’s Tongue). Snake plant is extremely low-maintenance. Warm or somewhat cool, a little sun or not, water or no water, it continues to grow without fuss or complaint. This is the go-to plant for frequent travelers and inattentive plant owners.

ZZ Plant (AKA Zamioculcas zamiifolia). ZZ plant excels in low-light conditions, such as malls and dark corners of offices and homes. This is such a workhorse of a houseplant. Plus, the new raven ZZ comes in a uniquely dark color.

Sago Palm. Dreaming of a vacation, but stuck home or at the office? Sago palm is the desktop version of the beachside palm tree. It’s as tolerant of low light and dry conditions just as the other Plants of Steel, and can be a cool gift as well.



About the Author

Love plants? So do we! The Costa Farms family, as we consider ourselves, grows houseplants and garden plants that we ship to retailers across North America. Visit garden centers, home-improvement centers, club stores, or grocery stores and you’re likely to see our plants. It’s our goal to help you have the houseplants and garden of your dreams.

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