best cheap house plants

Finding the best cheap house plants online

Finding cheap house plants to match your budget can be tiresome. You want to find the best price for your indoor plants without compromising on quality or impact. Sure you’ll get more of a showstopper if you buy a large houseplant, but you can still find an impressive plant without spending a fortune. Whether you’re a student looking to find the perfect houseplant to take with you on your university adventure or a loved-up partner looking for that extra stocking filler at a birthday or Christmas, we have loads of cheap houseplants at Oxy-Plants. If you fancy going one step further, why not read our blog post on 5 Top Tips for Propagating Your Houseplants? Not only will you save money in the short term, you’ll have several baby houseplants on side side. Go on, become the master of house plant money saving! All you need is one of our Plant Propagation Sets. Bearing all this in mind we have broken down our list of cheap houseplants into groups of under £10 and under £20 – so you can try and find the plant you desire with whatever you can afford to spend with your bank balance.

Cheap House Plants for Under £10

Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

One of the best cheap houseplants is the Peace Lily. It’s elegance, flora and fauna mean you get the most bang for your buck. At just £7.50 this houseplant is perfect if you have a tight budget.

This lovely houseplant even has delicate flowers. It makes for a perfect romantic gift!

Boston Fern (Nephrolepsis Exaltata)

Coming in closely at Number 2 is the Boston Fern. This indoor fern is a great addition to your home at a very low price. If you want to add character to your home without breaking the bank – the Boston Fern is a great choice.

This indoor houseplant absolutely loves the shade. It’ll learn to thrive wherever you daren’t put your other houseplants!

Parlour Palm (Chamaedorea Elegans)

The Parlour Palm is a great choice as a cheap houseplant due to it’s easy care nature and beautiful foliage. You can one of these to your basket without worrying about the cost or whether you’re going to be able to care for it.

Like the Boston Fern, this Parlour Palm will thrive in most medium to low light conditions. At the same time, it’ll also purify the air of any toxins. What’s not to love?

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum Comosum)

The Spider Plant, named for the baby ‘spiderettes’, which emerge on tendrils is a great choice for a cheap houseplant to expand or start your collection. A pretty fuss-free choice and will continue to grow for years.

The Spider Plant makes for the perfect wedding gift. These indoor houseplants live for years, producing several new shoots every year. There’s nothing better than little propagations around your new home!

Snake Plant (Sansevieria Trifasciata)

One of most popular, dependable, tough, cheap houseplants is the Snake Plant, also known as Mother-in-laws Tongue. These fly off the shelves because of their unkillable nature and exceedingly low price.

The Snake Plant is absolutely perfect for those who are not so green fingered. This plant simply won’t die!

Areca Palm (Dypsis Lutescens)

The foliage of the Areca Palm oozes tropical beaches and sun drenched afternoons. The small Areca Palm offers this on a plate and if treated well call continue growing to grand heights. Starting at the low price of just £7.50.

If you’re looking to bring a touch of the beach into your home, then bag yourself a nice, cheap Areca Palm!

Dragon Tree (Dracaena Marginata)

Continuing on the tropical theme, the Dragon Tree offers great bang for your buck. These trees can grow to great heights in the right conditions and won’t damage your bank balance if you add one to your basket.

The Dragon Tree has long been a favourite of houseplant lovers since the 1970s. In that time, it has never gone out of fashion, and guess what? It certainly won’t for the next 40 years either!

Corn Plant Lemon & Lime (Dracaena Fragrans)

Another Dracaena, but this time the Corn Plant is a superb cheap houseplant offering bright multi-coloured foliage with the opportunity to grow into a tall elegant indoor plant.

If you’re looking for a burst of colour in your living room or workspace, then this cheap houseplant is definitely for you!

Rubber Plant (Ficus Elastica)

This small but mighty plant, is cheap, cheerful and can withstand a range of conditions. A great plant to add to your basket on a budget and looks stunning to boot.

The rubber plant is one of our favourite cheap house plants. Whether you’re a plantcare novice or seasoned professional, you cn rarely go wrong with a Rubber Plant. 

Ficus Ginseng Microcarpa

This miniature Bonsai is a beautiful cheap addition to your basket. All Ficus Ginseng are completely unique from one another and can be pruned to be kept small or grown on (but this can take a number of years).

Bring a bit of yin and yang into your life with a beautiful Ginseng Ficus! It’s one of our most popular cheap house plants.

Aloe Vera

This medicinal plant is popular in many bathrooms across the country and is available for a very low price of under £10. We currently have 2 varieties of Aloe Vera available for home delivery.

Go on, grab yourself a lovely little Aloe Vera. They require next to no effort, making them an absolute bargain.

Marble Queen (Epipremnum Aureum)

A variety of Devil’s Ivy with beautifully variegated leaves, available for a budget friendly price of under £10. Although a little smaller than the ivys in hanging baskets, the Marble Queen still adds style and charm.

Why get a Devil’s Ivy when you could go one further? Bag yourself a Marble Queen and have all your friends feast their eyes on your exotic new houseplant. They’ll never guess you got it cheap!

Bird's nest Fern (Asplenium Nidus)

A powerful, oxygenating plant which adds plumes of rich foliage aswell as breathing life into your home for the low price of £10 is the Bird’s Nest Fern. A great choice for improving air quality.

Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena Sanderiana)

The twisted stem of the lucky bamboo is stunning and one of our cheapest house plants at just £5. Keep the stem wet at all times for longevity in your Lucky Bamboo’s life.

Of all the cheap house plants, the Lucky Bamboo is the only one that will win you future prosperity. At least, that’s what the old wives’ tales say!

Still haven’t found the cheap indoor plant you’re looking for? Browse our indoor plant range and organise the list from lowest to highest price to find the plant you can rely on.

Cheap House Plants for Under £20

Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra Elatior)

This hardy indoor plant is strong, dependable and can be yours for just £20. We like to think anyone could care for this plant and is a great choice for a cheap plant that will last for years.

Money Tree (Pachira Aquatica)

The small Money Tree is another great cheap houseplant to add to your collection. We aren’t going to say you can grow more Money from this tree, but….they say ‘God loves a trier’.

Prayer Plant (Maranta Leuconeura)

Named because the leaves of the Prayer Plant open and close with the coming and passing of the sun. This colourful plant offers stunning foliage at a very cheap price.

Devil's Ivy (Epipremnum Aureum)

This stunning hanging plant comes in it’s own hanging basket making it a cheap and effective way to add ivy to your home. In the right conditions, Devil’s Ivy can grow rapidly and is super easy to propagate meaning additional free plants.

Satin Pothos (Scindapsus Pictus)

The silvery flashes in this Pothos’ leaves shimmer and add a lovely charm to your home. Again available with it’s own hanging basket for the low price of under £20. It’s a cheap choice for a hanging plant.

Weeping Fig Danielle (Ficus Benjamina)

This small but beautiful indoor plant is a great choice for anyone on a budget but wanting to something with a little more ‘je ne sais quoi’. The small weeping fig is a cheap but excellent houseplant choice.

Monkey Mask Plant (Monstera Obliqua)

A small and cheaper alternative to the Swiss Cheese plant is its smaller cousin the Monstera Obliqua. This climbing vine can be a cheap choice for a well lit room

Yucca (Yucca Elephantipes)

Another inexpensive yet robust houseplant that can bring a tropical charm to your home all year round. Just don’t keep your Yucca in a spot that’s too cold. Available for under £20 delivered straight to your door.

Umbrella Plant (Schefflera Aboricola)

A delicate, but rewarding house plant to grow is the Umbrella Plant and when you can by it for less than £20, it’s a journey worth taking for sure. The open fan leaved of this beautiful indoor plant are unique to say the least.

Potted Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena Sanderiana)

This unique plant can bring good luck and charm to you home for under £20 and comes in it’s own glazed ceramic pot. Just remember to keep this plant wet at all times for optimal health.

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