Choosing the best houseplant for you and your home can be hard. We've compiled a list of the best plants for every room in your home! Let's talk houseplants...
Houseplants are all the rage these days – and for good reason! They’re beautiful, they bring life into any room, and they even provide some health benefits, like boosting your mood, reducing stress, and purifying the air!
Some plants thrive better indoors than others, others flourish best in specific rooms of the home. So let’s talk houseplants!
The Kitchen is a high traffic area of the home, so the type of houseplants you choose for this room need to be a little more sturdy, and possibly multi-functional. Here are 3 of our top picks!
Aloe Vera is a succulent and so it thrives even when it’s neglected. Its leaves are bursting with soothing gel that can be used in DIY skincare, on any burns you might get in the kitchen, and even in some recipes!
Growing herbs in your kitchen can take some trial and error but nothing beats topping a steaming dinner dish with some fresh basil or cilantro. Herbs will keep your kitchen looking bright and smelling delicious all year round!
The African Spear plant is sturdy and thrives even in total neglect. No matter how high or low traffic your kitchen is, this hardy plant will withstand it all! Place the African Spear in a corner to add an interesting element to your decor and leave it alone, no finicky plants here!
The family room is another high-traffic area in your home that would do well with sturdy plants. The Family Room is often the largest open space in the home and so it needs some larger decor pieces, plants are no exception! Here are a few options that fit the bill.
The Money Tree doesn’t quite live up to its name in growing some extra cash, but it is worth every penny spent! It has a beautiful braided trunk that adds some gorgeous detail beneath its big green leaves. The Money Tree is easy to care for and is non-toxic so you can be at ease setting it on the floor with pets and kids around.
The ZZ Plant, also known as the “eternity plant”, is one of the sturdiest plants around. It can survive with very little sunlight and is drought resistant so even forgetting to water it for a while won’t leave it wilting. If you’re a beginner in houseplants, the ZZ Plant is a great place to start!
The Montsera is another tropical staple! It’s vibrant, giant leaves will have you feeling like you’re in paradise in no time! The Montsera is sure to brighten up your room while also purifying the air for you and your family.
Your bedroom is one of the most important spaces in your home. It’s the place where you relax, rejuvenate, and rest so houseplants are the perfect decor as they’ll help you achieve better sleep.
If you’re not the best at caring for plants, the Snake plant is a great option! This plant is nearly impossible to kill, making it a go-to for those who are not the most green-thumbed. The Snake Plant is a great choice for your bedroom because it is among the top 10 best plants to purify the air! They remove pollutants, give off oxygen, and help ease the symptoms of allergies and asthma.
The Spider plant is another choice that helps to purify the air. Not only does it filter pollutants, but it also keeps the air sparkling clean by trapping particles like dust, smoke, and mold in its waxy leaves. This plant requires more consistent care but may be worth it for the benefits!
The Rubber plant is another easy-to-care-for pollutant remover. It’s large, vibrant leaves make a bold statement in the room similar to the ever-popular fiddle leaf fig. The Rubber plant is relatively inexpensive and will add a beautiful, natural touch wherever you decide to place it.
The bathroom is another space in your home that you want to feel calm and relaxed in. Plants can help you create a spa-like atmosphere easily and affordably. Here are 3 great options to have you feeling serene in no time!
The Boston Fern is a plant that thrives in high humidity, so the bathroom is the perfect spot for this classic plant. The Boston Fern is also another air scrubber so it will help keep your bathroom free of pollutants, dust, and mold.
The Parlor Palm is another easy-to-care-for plant that loves a high humidity area. It can grow to be a larger plant so it’s perfect for a spacious bathroom that could use a pop of color and a little extra help purifying the air.
If your bathroom doesn’t have a source of natural light in it the Golden Pothos is a great choice of houseplant. It does well in low light and cool temperatures. This plant’s trailing speckled leaves will brighten up an otherwise dark space.
These are just a few of the thousands of plants you could use in your home. There are house plants for every level of plant owner, it may just take some trial and error to find them. Considering the kind of care it will need, your decor style, and the effect it could have on pets or small children are all important when choosing the right plants to bring home.
Which plant will you be adding to your home next?