Snake plant pictured. It sounds like easy-care, drought-resistant types, such as snake plant (Sansevieria), ZZ plant (Zamioculcas), and corn plant (Dracaena), are best for you. These varieties all tolerate low light well and are great picks for growing in the office under desk lights.
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Snake Plant How to care for it: This house plant favors low humidity and also low light, making it great for rooms with few windows. It prefers moist soil throughout the pot and tolerates standard temperatures ranging to about 85 degrees.
Plants - Equisetum aka "horsetail rush" or Pencil Cactus. Best grown in medium to wet soils (even up to 4" of standing water) in full sun to part shade. Very tolerant plant which is why it does so well in containers.
Plant as Pirvacy Screen for indoor window: Sansevieria. The sansevieria (mother-in-law's tongue) in my bedroom window is a perfect indoor hedge. Planted in one long container, it provides privacy without sacrificing light. Sansevieria need watering once a month and love the shade but will adapt to light. Consider Nephrolepis exaltata for the planter.