10 Budget-Friendly Houseplants to Liven Up Your Living Space


One of the most affordable and popular houseplants is the golden pothos. This trailing houseplant is an easy-going and versatile type of houseplant, thriving in plenty of sun or low light. Golden pothos can be found in local Florists, online or in big box stores. They come in both smaller and larger pots and are very affordable, often starting from about $8 for a small 4-inch pot or $20 for a 6-inch pot. Its vibrant golden and variegated foliage will look great when it starts to trail down a bookshelf or hang from a basket.

Another good houseplant for those on a budget is the spider plant. Also an easy-going, versatile plant that can be propagated easily, spider plants usually come in green or variegated varieties. These low-maintenance houseplants can be found nearly anywhere and are incredibly cheap. Despite their small size, these little guys can quickly grow bigger, making them a great value.

10 Budget-Friendly Houseplants to Liven Up Your Living Space

Aloe plants are another popular houseplant and are especially great for those looking for a plant with a multiple meanings. Aloe is well known for its healing qualities and its recent popularity with Instagram influencers. Aloe plants usually come in small pots and can be found for as low as $5 from any nursery. Although they can quickly grow and produce large, magnificent specimens if given what they need, expect to stay within the same price range for this type of houseplant.

If you’re a fan of the more miniature houseplants, wax begonias may be just perfect. These plants come in 3 or 4-inch pots and are one of the more affordable indoor plants, often selling for about $5-10. Wax begonias are very low maintenance and will bloom year-round, providing you with bright and beautiful displays that will look great anywhere in the house.

10 Budget-Friendly Houseplants to Liven Up Your Living Space

Succulents are another great and affordable option when it comes to inexpensive, easy-to-find houseplants. Cacti, echeveria and sempervivium species are often sold as “assorted”, creating an interesting mix of patterns and colours, These sun-loving plants are usually sold in 2-inch pots and, depending on where you shop, they can usually go for as little as $5. Succulents are not only easy to take care of but look great in any home and can last for many years with proper care.

10 Budget-Friendly Houseplants to Liven Up Your Living Space

If you’re looking for something a bit more eye-catching, tradescantia tricolor could be just what you need. This houseplant is a trailing type that features brightly coloured, variegated green, white, pink, and/or purple foliage. It’s an easy-maintenance houseplant that you can often find for under $10 for a 4-inch pot. Simply provide it with indirect sunlight and water it regularly, and you’ll be rewarded with its captivating beauty.

Last but not least, we have the Chinese evergreen. Chinese evergreen is a great houseplant especially if you’re looking for something that looks great and is quite affordable. These plants usually come in varying sizes of pots, starting at around $5 and going up in price to around $20. They boast attractive, bright foliage full of variegation and contrast and, if given what they need, will make a great addition to any home.

All these houseplants make great additions to any home and due to their low price tag, they won’t break the bank. Whether you’re a beginner houseplant grower, or a more experienced one, these houseplants are great options for those looking to get more value for their money. Not only are they easy to come by and affordable, but also beautiful and full of life – making them the ideal houseplant for nearly any budget.

  • October 25, 2020