An expert reveals the best low-maintenance indoor plants

If you're keen to incorporate more greenery into your space, these indoor plants could be just the ticket.

Whether you're looking for something large to fill an empty corner, or fancy something more compact for a desk or side table, we asked Bunnings national greenlife buyer, Alex Newman to identify the plants that will thrive within your four walls.

Peace lily

Spathiphyllums are hardy and very tolerant to low-light situations making them ideal interior plants for the foliage effect.


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Philodendron xanadu is an outstanding hybrid that bears lush green foliage with a dusty pink midrib beneath. Xanadu grows into a magnificent specimen and it's tolerance to lower light makes it perfect for indoors, patios and under shady trees.


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Fiddle leaf fig

The Enliven ficus lyrata are an excellent indoor plant, which can be kept to a smaller size in a pot. Tolerates minimal light conditions, or a brightly lit patio.


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Lucky bamboo

Part of the Dracaena family, these designer bamboo enhance your indoor and outdoor entertaining areas with beautiful foliage. A truly excellent plant, it is easy to maintain in decorative containers or pots.


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Phalaenopsis orchid

The Phalaenopsis orchid is the most popular indoor plant in the world and will reward you with its long lasting blooms. The blooms come in a range of colours from the ever popular white, shades of pink.


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Anthuriums are a spectacular shade or indoor plant from the tropics, producing large colourful flowers all year. Keep in a warm position either inside with plenty of light or in a warm garden or Patio.


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Zanzibar gem (ZZ Plant)

Zanzibar gem thrives on neglect. It has thick glossy green upright leaves that are tight clumping. Prefers tropical or subtropical climates, or warm position indoors.


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