26 Best Indoor Vines & Climbers to Grow Easily in Home

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Love growing plants indoors? Here are the Best Indoor Vines & Climbers you can grow in hanging baskets that are also easy to maintain!

These Best Indoor Vines & Climbers can be a wonderful addition to your rooms! Grow them in pots or hang them from the ceiling—they will look fantastic in both ways!

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Best Indoor Vines & Climbers

1. Heartleaf Philodendron

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Heartleaf Philodendron

Botanical Name: Philodendron hederaceum

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

Discover some of the best philodendron varieties here

2. English Ivy

English Ivy

Botanical Name: Hedera helix

Ivy is one of the best indoor vines. It can easily adapt to many light conditions. This fast-growing vine has evergreen foliage that remains green even in winters. Keep the pot in a spot that receives bright indirect sun.

Find out the best English ivy types here

3. Pothos

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Pothos
Image Credit: Jamie Song

Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Plants of the pothos family are easiest to grow, and most of them can even grow without direct sunlight. They can grow in low light and needs moist soil.

Check out plants you can grow without the sunlight here

4. Grape Ivy

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

Botanical Name: Cissus rhombifolia / Cissus striata

Both the grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia) and miniature grape ivy (Cissus striata) are easy to grow vines but these indoor vines can’t tolerate low light as better as pothos. Be cautious by avoiding overwatering to prevent root rot.

5. Betel Leaf Plant

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Betel Leaf Plant

Botanical Name: Piper betle

It can be tried indoors if space, where you want to keep it, receives part sun, and remains slightly humid. All the other information is available here.

6. Jasmine


Botanical Name: Jasminum

Many jasmine varieties can be grown indoors. If you keep this most fragrant vine in a bright spot where it receives some hours of direct sunlight daily, it’ll grow.

Here are the best types of Jasmines you can grow

7. Creeping Fig

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Creeping Fig
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Botanical Name: Ficus pumila

It’s a slow-growing creeper with small, leathery dark green foliage. Vigorous-growing, clinging, and dense branches adhere to any surface and look enchanting.

8. Arrowhead Plant

Arrowhead Plant

Botanical Name: Syngonium podophyllum

This elegant vine-like houseplant prefers to be in a spot that is bright, needs moderate watering. Allow the soil to dry out between watering spells and make sure not to overwater.

Check out our article on the advantages of growing Arrowhead Plant here

9. Kangaroo Vine

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Kangaroo Vine

Botanical Name: Cissus antarctica

A dense climber, the plant is going to grow really well in bright light, charming you with its copper-colored leaves that take a dark glossy look when they age.

10. Hoya


Botanical Name: Hoya spp

Beautiful waxy foliage and fragrant flowers, hoya looks stunning when grown indoors. The plant has low watering needs and doesn’t mind if you forget to water it occasionally.

We also added it to our list of plants that tolerate dry air!

11. String of Pearls

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers String of Pearls

Botanical Name: Senecio rowleyanus

Growing string of pearls is not as easy as other indoor plants because it’s very delicate needs to be handled gently. It tolerates prolonged drought and does well in bright light.

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12. Black-Eyed Susan Vine

Black-Eyed Susan Vine

Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata

Black-eyed Susan vine can be grown indoors. Depending on your climate, this annual or perennial flowering plant can add a dramatic appeal to your rooms.

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.

Check out our article on growing Rex begonia here

14. Inch Plant

Inch Plant

Botanical Name: Tradescantia zebrina

Also called “Wandering Jew” or “Purpleheart”, it has trailing stems with attractive zebra-patterned foliage that look stunning. Grow it in a pot or hanging basket, it’ll thrive.

Learn all about growing Wandering Jew here

15. Wax Ivy

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Wax Ivy

Botanical Name: Senecio macroglossus

This evergreen climbing variety of senecio looks the same as English ivy but this vigorous grower is succulent and looks quite smashing with its flexible stems and glossy foliage!

Here are the best types of Senecios you can grow

16. Forest Cactus

Forest Cactus

Botanical Name: Lepismium bolivianum

Native to the Bolivian forest, this unique spineless cactus makes for quite a striking houseplant, thanks to its thick and spilling stems in a bright shade of green.

17. String of Nickels

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers String of Nickels

Botanical Name: Dischidia nummularia

The reason why it earned this name is because of its beautiful and round, coin-like leaves on the cascading vines. The fleshy foliage looks awesome in hanging baskets!

Here are some great string succulents you can grow

18. Green Coins

Green Coins


Botanical Name: Peperomia ‘Pepperspot’

The tiny leaves of the plant have a unique shade of red on the backside, that contrasts beautifully with the red-brown stems. There are other peperomia varieties as well that you can try.

19. Pilea

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Pilea

Botanical Name: Pilea

Plants from the pilea genus make for a great houseplant, thanks to their charming leaves and dangling nature. Gray Baby Tears, Creeping Charlie, and Baby Tears are some great vining varieties!

Check out our article on the best types of Pilea here

20. Maidenhair Vine

Maidenhair Vine

Botanical Name: Muehlenbeckia complexa

This beautiful vine with thin, wiry, green foliage is also known as a necklace vine, lacy wire vine, angel vine, or creeping wire vine. Hang it in a basket to bring greenery in a well-lit room!

21. Teddy Bear Vine

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Teddy Bear Vine

Botanical Name: Cyanotis kewensis

This unusual vine features long creeping stems and tear-drop-shaped chocolate-brown fuzzy foliage. The common name is derived due to soft-textured leaves.

22. String of Hearts

String of Hearts

Botanical Name: Ceropegia woodii

This indoor trailing vine has delicate thread-like stems and heart-shaped variegated silver-green leaves. Grow this trailing vine on a bright location in hanging baskets.

23. Swiss Cheese Plant

Best Indoor Vines & Climbers Swiss Cheese Plant

Botanical name: Monstera adansonii

This attractive plant with a vine-like tendency climbs beautifully over trellis or walls. The striking perforated green leaves make a stunning addition to any interior.

24. Monstera Peru

Monstera Peru

Botanical name: Monstera karstenianum

This fast-growing climber shows off significantly wrinkled opalescent glossy foliage with an extraordinary firm texture.

25. Passion Flower

Passion Flower

Botanical Name: Passiflora incarnata

This easy-to-care tropical vine can grow well in a room with a balcony. You can also train it in different ways to make its flowers stand out!

26. Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera Deliciosa

Botanical Name: Monstera deliciosa

This evergreen climber with glossy, heart-shaped cut leaves can be the most dramatic addition. It prefers bright indirect sunlight to partial shade.

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    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?

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  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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