Houseplants that would love to live in your bathroom

Arpita Chatterjee
·3-min read

When redecorating your bathroom, one of the first things that come to mind is purchasing new houseplants. With all of the beautiful options on the market, it can be hard to narrow it down to just one or two.

After all, the purpose of decorating your bathroom is to transform it into your ‘own-space’. And anything that reflects that is going to do great!

  • Snake Plant

Indoor houseplants next to a window in a beautifully designed home or flat interior.
Indoor houseplants next to a window in a beautifully designed home or flat interior.

The Snake plant is a succulent that would love to grow in your bathroom due to its ability to resist drying out. It can survive in almost any type of moisture except an arid and hot environment.

  • Dracaena Reflexa

Dracaena reflexa  commonly known as Song of India is a tropical tree native to Madagascar and Mauritius as well as the other islands of the Indian ocean. It's grown as an ornamental plant. Several cultivars have been produced and this particular variegated with cream and yellow-green margins are very popular houseplant. They are propagated by stem cuttings.
Dracaena reflexa commonly known as Song of India is a tropical tree native to Madagascar and Mauritius as well as the other islands of the Indian ocean. It's grown as an ornamental plant. Several cultivars have been produced and this particular variegated with cream and yellow-green margins are very popular houseplant. They are propagated by stem cuttings.

The Dracaena Reflexa is fast becoming known as a ‘must-have’ for the modern women’s bathroom. Its fragrance is so strong it’s often suggested to be sprayed directly on the body to invigorate your mood or even just splashed on the vanity. The light scent also keeps the bathroom clean without the overpowering aromas coming from more traditional plants.

It’s not only an attractive piece of decoration but also a great way to feel relaxed and rejuvenated after a stressful day.

  • N-Joy Pothos

Close- up view of n-joy pothos plant.
Close- up view of n-joy pothos plant.

Pothos plants come in a variety of colours and are perfect for decorating any indoor or outdoor setting.

A hanging planter made out of Pothos plants is a creative and original way to decorate your home. You can also place these greens in your bathroom, either above your showerhead or on one side of the vanity, to enhance the interiors.

  • Tillandsias

Tillandsia plants on a window
Tillandsia plants on a window

Tillandsias as air plants are perfect for bathrooms because they can be used as decorative plants and plants for your home décor. These unique plants can help you add beauty to your bathroom or living room without having to put in too much work like digging holes, preparing the soil and then putting the plants.

Tillandsias as air plants are perfect for bathrooms. The plant’s size matters because you do not want the floor of your bathroom to be covered in these beautiful plants. Tillandsias come in a wide variety of colours like red, pink, yellow, orange, white and even black.

  • Devil’s Ivy

Devils Ivy houseplant next to a lantern and a window in a beautifully designed home interior.
Devils Ivy houseplant next to a lantern and a window in a beautifully designed home interior.

Devil’s Ivy is a beautiful yet practical addition to a bathroom. It is not uncommon for people to want to grow their herbs in a garden in their bathroom or kitchen, but such a project’s practicality usually defeats such an idea. Luckily, this beautiful and practical addition to a bathroom can be grown indoors under a roof and still provide all the benefits of a fully grown herb.

Devil’s Ivy houseplant itself looks quite charming with its droopy little leaves, and anyone looking at the plant will likely comment on its grace and beauty.

  • ZZ Plant

Zamioculcas is a tropical perennial plant native to eastern Africa.
Zamioculcas is a tropical perennial plant native to eastern Africa.

The ZZ Plant or Eternity Plant is a great decorative plant. The main plant is a small tree about as big as your palm. It’s a seasonal annual and can be placed in the ground from late winter through early spring. The plant blooms just as hard in late summer through early fall, which is excellent for your bathroom decor.

Wait no more! Design your bathrooms with these inexpensive ornamental houseplants and cater to some positive vibes!!