The Best Low Light Plants for Your Desk

Proven to increase productivity and creativity while improving air quality in the workplace, potted plants are a welcome addition to any office décor. Unfortunately, many office spaces and desktops aren't exactly basking in direct sunlight. Hence, we tapped the indoor plant specialists at the The Sill, for their recommendations on what species thrive in low-light conditions. Stylish desk updates (but, sadly, not job promotions) guaranteed. _1

plant 1 Also Known As: Zamioculcas Zamiifolia Ideal Conditions: Low-light, limited water Design Perk: Structurally interesting branches provide dimension. Shop: Rare ZZ Plant, $5, Hirt's Garden


plant2 Also Known As: Mother-in-Law's Tongue Ideal Conditions: Low-light, low-maintenance Design Perk: Yellow veining adds a pop of color. Shop: Snake Plant, From $5, Hirt's Garden


plant3 Also Known As: Scindapsus Aureus Ideal Conditions: Thrives in low-light Design Perk: A trailing plant that will spill over its container. Shop: Pothos, From $6, Hirt's Garden


plant 4 Also Known As: Money Tree Ideal Conditions: Medium-light, limited water Design Perk: A popular feng-shui plant, its leaves symbolize vitality, luck, and money. Shop: Sunset Jade Plant, $8, Hirt's Garden


plant 5 Also Known As: Radiator Plant Ideal Conditions: Low-light, limited water Design Perk: Ornamental foliage is a great textural addition. Shop: Emerald Ripple Peperomia, $15, Hirt's Garden

Do you have a plant on your desk? Tweet us a picture at @DomaineHome Photographs: Julia Manchik, via Anna Gillar, via Wednesday Carnival, Courtesy of the Sill, Courtesy of The Sill, Doherty Lynch, Julia Manchik, Courtesy of The Sill