14 Potted Plants That Feel Great in Shaded Locations. They Love the Interior with No Direct Sunlight

Rooms that don’t get much sunlight pose a challenge to gardeners. While most plants do need some sun, there are a few species that grow well in places with rather poor illumination.

#1 The Golden Pothos

 

This climber comes from the Solomon Islands. It tolerates a pretty wide range of temperatures and spreads quite fast. It prefers quite sunny spots but it doesn’t mind slightly shady locations, either. It will only slow down its growth a little and lose its marble leaf pattern.

Location: moderate shade

14 Potted Plants That Feel Great in Shaded Locations. They Love the Interior with No Direct Sunlight
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#2 The Elkhorn Fern

This epiphyte in its natural habitat grows in tree crowns. It is a tropical plant and that is why it feels good in a closed dish. It does not require soil. It can grow on a piece of trunk or branch. It likes partial shade but full shades are just as fine. It is a good choice for your bathroom.

Location: partial shade or full shade

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#3 Lucky Bamboo

In Asia this plant is believed to bring good luck and health. Ir prefers half shades but it will also grow in a full-shade spot as well. The plants must not be exposed to direct sun as its leaves will burn.

 

Location: partial shade

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#4 The Cast-iron plant

The plant owes its name to extreme conditions it can endure. The plant prefers shady spots and is resistant to excessively dry periods. It is appropriate for eastern and northern windows. It will survive in any shaded place.

Locations: partial shade or full shade

14 Potted Plants That Feel Great in Shaded Locations. They Love the Interior with No Direct Sunlight
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#5 The Common Ivy

 

This climber is a spectacular plant. It looks stunning if allowed to climb on a ladder or even some furniture. Its green leaves like half shades and shades. They should be kept far from windows as they are sensitive to extreme sun exposure.

Location: partial shade – full shade

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#6 The Spider Plant

 

Another tropical plant. It’s really easy to grow and it does not mind being neglected from time to time. It will endure almost any conditions, growing both in the sun and in partial shade. When it doesn’t get much light, the white stripes on its leaves turn green.

Location: partial shade

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#7 The Spath

 

Another plant that is easy to cultivate and at the same time resistant to pests and disease. What is more, it is a great air-filter easily picking up airborne toxic substances. The best location for a spath is somewhere shaded without direct sun exposure.

Location: half shade

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#8 The Chinese Evergreen

Grown indoors it will be even 35 inches tall. In the wild it can be even three times higher. It’s got long, pinkish or reddish leaves, depending on the variety. The plant does not like direct sun exposure. It feels best in half shades. It does not tolerate the proximity of cookers, so if you want to have one, you’d better not put it in your kitchen.

Location: half shades

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#9 The Zanzibar Gem

Another plant that does not mind it if its owner occasionally forgets to take good care of it. It will also survive in spite of unfavorable weather conditions. It prefers partly shades spot but it will also grow in more shady places. It will never accept direct sun – brown stains on its leaves will be a clear message it gets too much sun exposure.

Location: slightly shaded

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#10 The Maidenhair Fern

This fern prefers half shades and full shades. It does not tolerate direct sun exposure. It will grow well on windows overlooking the north, the north-east and the north-west. It must not be placed near radiators in the winter.

Location: partial shade – full shade.

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# 11 The Climbing Philodendron

It grows fast and is really easy to cultivate. It looks spectacular if properly supported. It prefers places with gentle shades but with indirect sun. It can’t stand drafts or temperatures below 18 degrees C.

 

Location: slightly shaded

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#12 The Snake Plant

 

It grows very well when potted. It is not particularly demanding and is quite resistant to droughts. The plant can adapt to indoor conditions and does not mind temporary water shortages or excessively dry air conditions. It prefers half shades or bright if the light is dispersed.

Location: half shades

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#13 The Emerald Ripple Peperomia

This is a perfect choice for beginner gardeners. It’s rather small and has got good-looking leaves with clearly visible veins. It prefers half-shaded locations and dump medium. However, you need to make sure that there is no water in the pot.

Location: half shades

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#14 The Airplant

 

As an epiphyte the plants do not require soil. They only have to be sprinkled with water once a week and that will be enough, as long as they are put in a poorly illuminated bathroom for example.

Location: half shades

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Have you got any other plants at home that like shaded locations?

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