These 10 Houseplants Will Happily Grow In Water, No Dirt Necessary


Pothos is a popular and easy-to-care-for houseplant that can grow in water or soil. It features heart-shaped leaves and can tolerate low light conditions.

Spider Plant:

They can grow in water or soil and produce baby spider plants (pups) that can be propagated.

Lucky Bamboo:

It can grow in water alone or in decorative vases filled with pebbles and water. It's believed to bring good luck and prosperity.

Chinese Evergreen:

Chinese evergreen is a low-maintenance houseplant with attractive foliage that can thrive in water.

Arrowhead Plant:

Arrowhead plants have arrow-shaped leaves and come in various colors and patterns. They can grow in water or soil and prefer bright.


Many philodendron varieties can grow in water, making them suitable for water propagation.

Peace Lily:

Peace lilies are elegant plants with glossy, dark green leaves and white flowers. They can grow in water and prefer bright, indirect light.

African Violet:

African violets are small, colorful flowering plants that can grow in water. They prefer warm, humid conditions and indirect light.


They prefer bright, indirect light and can be propagated easily from stem cuttings.


Begonias come in various shapes, sizes, and colors and can thrive in water. They prefer bright, indirect light and high humidity.

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