25 Best Indoor Vines & Climbers to Grow Easily in Home

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We’ve got the Best Indoor Vines & Climbers to Grow Easily in Home! You can hang these in baskets, drape the windows, or create an entryway.

Indoor Vines & Climbers look really pretty indoors because they can cover up bland walls and corners and give you the effect of living in a jungle-like growth. Here are the ones you can grow easily.

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers

1. Heartleaf Philodendron

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Heartleaf Philodendron

Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum

You can grow Heartleaf Philodendron for its stylish cultivars like ‘brasil‘ or ‘micans.’ All are extremely easy to grow and great for beginners. They all need a moderate amount of light to thrive.

2. English Ivy

English Ivy

Botanical Name: Hedera helix

We can’t ignore English Ivy plants when talking about indoor vines and climbers. This fast-grower has evergreen foliage and needs a spot that receives bright, indirect sun.

3. Pothos

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Pothos
Image Credit: Jamie Song

Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Pothos are some of the easiest vines to grow by far. They’ll grow in corners, hanging baskets, windows, walls, shelves, and even where there is low light.

4. Grape Ivy

Grape Ivy
Image Credit: View+Vine Sugar Vine (Cissus striata)

Botanical Name: Cissus rhombifolia / Cissus striata

Both Grape and Miniature Grape Ivy plants are really low maintenance. Don’t water them too much, and they’ll keep thriving.

5. Betel Leaf Plant

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Betel Leaf Plant

Botanical Name: Piper betle

If you want an indoor vine that you can relish, grow the Betel Leaf. Keep it near a sunny window and a humid location, and it will reward you with fresh, peppery leaves that you can eat.

6. Jasmine


Botanical Name: Jasminum

You can find many good Jasmine varieties for indoor growing. They’re some of the most fragrant plants in the world and only need a few hours of direct sun to stay healthy.

7. Creeping Fig

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Creeping Fig
Image Credit: A Plant Lady

Botanical Name: Ficus pumila

Creeping Fig might be a slow grower, but the leathery, dark foliage makes up for it. It also has clinging foliage that can stick to any surface, so you can use it to cover up walls.

8. Arrowhead Plant

Arrowhead Plant

Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum

Arrowheads are elegant and have lovely heart-shaped leaves. A little bit of water and a comfy spot that’s just bright enough will make these indoor vines grow lush.

9. Kangaroo Vine

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Kangaroo Vine

Botanical Name: Cissus antarctica

Kangaroo Vine is not as popular as other indoor vines and climbers, so it’s perfect for a unique centerpiece. Plus, the leaves turn copped-colored as they mature.

10. Hoya


Botanical Name: Hoya spp.

Speaking of unique indoor vining plants, you can also pick Hoyas. They’re stunning and have gorgeous foliage. And the cherry on top is–they need little watering and will live even if you forget it once or twice.

11. String of Pearls

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers String of Pearls

Botanical Name: Senecio rowleyanus

String of Pearls is not as easy as other ones on our list, but it’s right up there. You only need to be careful about the leaves (pearls). It can also tolerate a dry spells as its a succulent.

12. Black-Eyed Susan Vine

Black-Eyed Susan Vine

Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata

You might have seen it in gardens and lawns, but the Black-eyed Susan makes a stunning addition indoors, too. Just look at the image. You can also grow perennial ones.

13. Rex Begonia Vine

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Rex Begonia Vine

Botanical Name: Cissus discolor

How about having the attractive heart-shaped leaves of Rex begonia in a climbing variety? It will truly look spectacular with its frosty silver patterns and red undersides.

14. Inch Plant

Inch Plant

Botanical Name: Tradescantia zebrina

Also called “Wandering Jew,” the Inch Plant has trailing stems with attractive zebra-patterned foliage that captures everyone’s attention. Grow it in a pot or hanging basket; it’ll thrive.

15. Wax Ivy

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Wax Ivy

Botanical Name: Senecio macroglossus

Another great indoor climber or vine option you can pick is the Wax Ivy. It grows vigorously! Just keep it on a south or east facing windowsill.

16. Forest Cactus

Forest Cactus

Botanical Name: Lepismium bolivianum

Forest Cactus comes from the Bolivian forest and, despite its name, looks nothing like regular cacti. It is a spineless variety that makes it trail down gracefully like a vine.

17. String of Nickels

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers String of Nickels

Botanical Name: Dischidia nummularia

String of Nickles is just as good as the String of Pearls. And just as easy to look for. It’s named so because the leaves it has are similar in size and shape to nickel.

18. Green Coins

Green Coins

Botanical Name: Peperomia ‘Pepperspot’

Green Coins might look like a string succulent but they have red stems and dark green leaves that look like coins. You can also choose one of these peperomias if you want an indoor vine or climber with colorful or variegated foliage.

19. Pilea

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Pilea

Botanical Name: Pilea

Why don’t you go with a Pilea? They’re great houseplants and can give tough competition to even the most popular indoor vines and climbers. They’re also really easy to take care of.

20. Maidenhair Vine

Maidenhair Vine

Botanical Name: Muehlenbeckia complexa

The Maidenhair Vine has thin, wiry, green foliage that you can use as a groundcover or to cover up a shelf. Give it proper care and it will reward you with creamy-green flowers.

21. Teddy Bear Vine

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Teddy Bear Vine

Botanical Name: Cyanotis kewensis

The name Teddy Bear Vine is definitely uncommon, but it lives up to the name with tear-drop-shaped chocolate-brown fuzzy foliage. The leaves are so soft that you wouldn’t want to stop feeling them.

22. String of Hearts

String of Hearts

Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii

We showed you one with the pearls and one with the nickels. If you don’t like those indoor vines, you can pick the String of Hearts. The leaves are heart-shaped and silver in color.

23. Swiss Cheese Plant

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Swiss Cheese Plant

Botanical Name: Monstera deliciosa

Did you know you could grow the Swiss Cheese Plant as an indoor climber or vine? It climbs beautifully over trellis and looks absolutely amazing on walls.

24. Monstera Peru

Monstera Peru

Botanical Name: Monstera karstenianum

Deliciosa is not the only Monstera you can grow indoors as a climber. Monstera Peru is just as easy to grow. Plus, it has wrinkled foliage that makes it a beautiful specimen.

25. Passion Flower

Passion Flower

Botanical Name: Passiflora incarnata

Passionflower vines grow easily in any room that gets bright light. Even a balcony. You can train it to grow on walls, trellis, railings, and ladders.

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  1. I have seen how you plant fruits in containers. Is it possible for you to send me some seeds?
    I’m in love with it. Thanks.

  2. Does anyone actually have photos of these plants actually climbing on something? What are the best things for them to climb on?

  3. Your means of describing the whole thing in this article is genuinely pleasant, all can effortlessly be aware of it, Thanks a lot.|

  4. Plants of the pothos family are easiest to grow and most of them can even grow without direct sunlight. They become great houseplants for beginners. Attractive and hardy vine prefers bright indirect light and a draft free place. It can grow in low light and needs moist soil.
    Its very Nice and very Beautiful Plants. I like it

  5. I’m wanting to have a climber that will go up a Moss Pole but not sure on plant that will survive being at the back of a LED tv in a small area to fit a small pot for it to sit so it will go up the Moss Pole o hide wires! Any tips?


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