If you're looking for a beautiful, easy-to-care-for houseplant a Chinese evergreen may be the way to go. The lighter the variegation on the plant's leaves, the more sunlight it will need. Once you understand how that applies to your specific Chinese evergreen, you should have no problem helping it thrive. Beyond that, keep your plant warm above 65 deg, and moist. You'll be rewarded with a long-lasting, stable houseplant that will not outgrow its pot anytime soon.