There are plenty of good reasons to grow houseplants—they add beauty to any room, filter pollutants from the air, and have been shown to promote feelings of calmness, which studies say can improve concentration and memory. But all of these benefits go out the window if your houseplant is a wilted skeleton of brown, droopy leaves.
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Many plants are tricky to grow inside, because they have particular requirements for light, water, and humidity, which can be an insurmountable obstacle for those of us who have brown thumbs or tend to be absentminded about watering. Luckily, there are still options for even the most neglectful of plant parents. Here are eight plants that will be forgiving no matter how much you ignore them.