Whether you're starting your collection of house plants, or like us and just 'need' to add another friend to your ledge, consider the gorgeous and very leafy Chinese evergreen.
One of the best plants for beginners, it's sturdy, easy to grow and tolerates almost any indoor condition. With rich green leaves boasting silver patterns, it's one of the prettiest and toughest plants around.
For best care: keep in a well-lit room and water once a week (count slowly to 'four' while pouring water). This plant comes in a 6 inch plastic planter