The Chlorophytum Comosum aka Spider Plant is one of the best air purifiers and a very hardy plant. This plant is considered one of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow. This plant can grow in a wide range of conditions. Light and Water These hardy plants can grow in a variety of conditions and suffer few problems. Keep them anywhere from low to bright light settings but avoid direct sunlight during summer to avoid over drying the soil which can lead to brown tips. Water when the soil feels dry to touch and ensure it drains fully before watering again.