Whether you live in a tiny apartment or rambling house in the country, there’s always room for one more houseplant. Fact. Traditional Christmas plants, such as poinsettias and holly, have the advantage of providing seasonal color and beauty without a whole lot of effort on your part.
Plus, if you don’t have the time or space to put up a tree—or if you just want to bring a little holiday cheer to any room of the house—these Christmas plants will allow you to deck the halls with minimal fuss. Many of these can live for decades (yes, decades!) with the right care. Here are our top picks, from the traditional to the unexpected: