If you're looking for an easy-care houseplant, you can't do much better than a snake plant. This hardy indoor plant is still popular today -- generations of gardeners have called it a favorite -- because of its adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions. Most snake plant varieties have stiff, upright, sword-like leaves that may be banded or edged in gray, silver, or gold. The snake plant's architectural nature makes it a natural choice for modern and contemporary interior designs. It's one of the best houseplants around!