Are you looking for the best plants for bathrooms?
Plants for Friends have rounded up 10 of the best plants for bathrooms so read on to discover your perfect bathroom plant.
The spider plant is one of the easiest house plants to grow, even if you don’t have green fingers. Named for its spider like leaves, it comes in green or variegated varieties and can thrive in the bathroom. They love bright, indirect light but also cope well in cooler temperatures.
As a tropical flower, orchids are literally the perfect plant for any bathroom. The high levels of humidity mirror their natural environment and if you have underfloor heating in your bathroom that can really help your orchid to thrive. With so many colours, shapes and sizes to choose from, the possibilities are endless with orchids.
Another tropical plant that makes a great bathroom plant is the peperomia. They are quite tolerant of neglect, so if you’re prone to forgetting to water your indoor plants, they are a good choice. With bright coloured leaves, they need access medium to bright sunlight or artificial light to thrive. There are over a 1000 different species of peperomia, so we’re sure you can find one that would work in your bathroom.
Mother in Law’s Tongue
Also known as the snake plant, this stunning looking plant can really brighten up your bathroom with some colour and style. They’re extremely hardy plants and need very little care, making them a great choice of indoor plant. When they get too big, you can either propagate it or cut it back.
Native to tropical rainforests, philodendrons take the form of either upright plants or climbing plants. With their heart-shaped, deep green leaves, they can be a very pretty addition to your bathroom. A very low maintenance plant, they can be ignored for long periods and still survive.
As it doesn’t need large amounts of water or indeed sunlight, the peace lily is a great bathroom plant. With stunning foliage all year round and flowers that are long-lasting, they are one of the most popular bathroom plants in Australia.
Succulents & Cacti
Succulents make the ideal plants for bathrooms due to their hardy natures and low watering needs. While you might not need to water often, when you do water them, ensure they get a good drenching and then don’t water again until the soil is dry all the way through.
Ferns thrive in a moist environment so when it comes to plants for the bathroom, you’re onto a winner here. They can be planted in pots or hanging baskets and their beautiful fronds will add a touch of colour and texture to your bathroom.
These plants love the humidity that a bathroom offers so make the ideal bathroom plant. Chinese evergreen also tolerate low light conditions so if your bathroom doesn’t get heaps of sunlight it could be the perfect plant for your home.
With their velvety leaves and brightly coloured flowers, African violets make a great addition to any bathroom. They prefer moderate, bright indoor light and shouldn’t be kept in direct sunlight during the summer months.
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