Lifestyle Home & Decorating 5 Houseplants You Couldn't Kill Even If You Tried By Arianna Friedman Arianna Friedman Arianna Friedman is a writer who covers diet and nutrition, as well as lifestyle and entertainment. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 19, 2016 @ 08:00AM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Ramsay de Give Are you one of those people who just can't keep a plant alive, no matter how hard you try? Despite your less-than-green thumb, you can still turn your home into a veritable garden. These five botanical beauties require no water at all. Literally. 01 of 05 Snake Plant Ramsay de Give This popular evergreen houseplant thrives in low light and irregular watering. In fact, the only way you could possibly kill it is by over-watering it, so plan to only reach for that sprinkler once a month. How to Repot a Plant 02 of 05 ZZ Plants Ramsay de Give The lowest of low-maintenance plants, this herbaceous perennial can be left in a dark closet for months without touching it and the leaves would still look fresh and glossy. Since it doesn't require much sunlight, the virtually indestructible houseplant is ideal for sprucing up a dreary office desk or windowless bathroom. 03 of 05 Marimo Ramsay de Give Like a cross between a dandelion and a rock, this velvety ball of algae is bizarre-looking, yet strangely adorable. They also adapt to cool, low-light environments, so keep them out of direct sunlight. Just remember to freshen up their aquarium with clean water every two weeks. Make It Yourself: The Foolproof Guide to Planting Your Own Terrarium 04 of 05 Haworthia Ramsay de Give A surefire way to kill these hardy succulents? Not giving them enough sunlight, although direct sunlight is not recommended. On the whole, this plant is drought-resistant, but we recommend adding some H2O at least once a month. How Does Your Garden Hang? The Newest Home Trend We're Dying To Try 05 of 05 Preserved Hanging Amaranthus Ramsay de Give Draped across a bookshelf or fashioned into a decorative centerpiece, the cascading tendrils on this plant add ethereal, woodland forest vibes to any space. While the individual strands are rather delicate, this plant is not technically alive, so it doesn't need to be cared for.