all and winter can be a tough time for some houseplants. After getting to enjoy plenty of sun during the spring and summer months, they’re suddenly faced with a shift toward less sunlight, with shorter and often gloomier days. (This is something that’s hard for humans
, too, by the way.) Luckily, not all plants need bright sunlight to thrive
. These low-light plants do just fine in the house as the sun sets earlier and earlier in the day.
While there are numerous different low-light plants to choose from for your green-home needs, the following selections are some of the best—and most unique!—options to brighten up your space. Whether you opt for a flowing silver pothos or a wavy rattlesnake plant or one of the other options outlined below, you can’t go wrong with one of the low-light plants to keep you company all season long.