Top 10 Best Bathroom Plants
The humid and moist conditions of the bathroom make them an excellent place to put your tropical plants. Bathroom plants are usually those plants which love hot and humid conditions and thrive in them, these are the ones usually found on the jungle floor. Most of the bathroom plants do not require direct sunlight and can happily live in low to moderate filtered sunlight. Artificial lights are also available in the market and can be used if you suspect that the lighting conditions are not adequate for your bathroom plants. Following is the list of the Top 10 Best Bathroom Plants which are hardy as well as easy to grow. These bathroom plants require little care and can transform your otherwise bleak bathroom into a beautiful place and the colorful and sweet smelling flowers give a touch of class and elegance!
10. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonemas)
The Chinese Evergreen is one of those bathroom plants which require very little attention. With a sunlight requirement to the bare minimum, the Chinese Evergreen can also endure to a little neglect in the watering department. They grow into a little bush and are fast crawlers as well. With the right support, they can soon transform your bathroom into an evergreen forest!
9. African Violet (Saintpaulia Lonantha)
The African Violet has 6 different colored beautiful flowers which adds loads of exquisiteness to your bathroom plants collection. Needing medium to bright sunlight, the African Violet also demand a more dedicated watering schedule as leaving them dry will make them wilt quite quickly. The African Violet flower all year around and give quite a show when kept with care.
8. Snake Plant (Sansevieria)
Needing a lot of sunlight, the Snake Plant can grow quite tall when kept in the right conditions. Also known as the Mother in Law Tounge, Snake Plants stay green and upright all year long. Not needing a lot of water, Snake Plant can survive in the worst of the situations and are very hard to kill.
7. Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia)
Keeping Dumb Cane as bathroom plants is very widespread and is one of the most common bathroom plants all around the world. Dumb Cane can survive easily in artificial lights and moderate watering conditions. Care should be taken with these bathroom plants as their sap is poisonous and causes swelling of the throat.
6. Rubber trees (Ficus Elastica)
Needing low sunlight but lots of watering, the Rubber tree gives quite a display sitting between other bathroom plants. Rubber Trees have dark green and shiny leaves which are quite toxic if consumed. The Rubber tree is quite hardy but will die only if its pot does not have a proper drainage and water is standing in it.
5. Queen Palm (Arecastrum Romanzoffianum)
The Queen Palms look very majestic as bathroom plants with their slender stocks and a bushy top. Queen Palms grow almost 40ft when planted in the ground but the bathroom plants would hardly reach one fourth of this height. Needing indirect soft sunlight and regular watering, the Queen Palm loves humid conditions and does great indoors.
4. ZZ plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia)
Known as the Golden tree in China, ZZ plants are quite commonly used as bathroom plants and are often found with ivies and African Violets. ZZ plants are not demanding plants and will do nicely sitting in the corner among other bathroom plants. They require little sunlight and watering but grow slowly. The only thing to worry about is when the leaves begin to turn yellow.
3. String of Hearts (Ceropegia Woodii)
String of Hearts is named so because they literally look like String of Hearts! Its leaves look like upside down hearts and come in colors ranging from green to purple. String of Hearts are one of those bathroom plants which look best when hanging from a pot and they easily crowd up the pot which is good for them. These bathroom plants need little water and overwatering might kill them so be careful!
Bromeliads are a very large group of plants which fare pretty good as bathroom plants. They range from the small Spanish moss to Pineapples! The variety opted for as bathroom plants are usually smaller and have a wonderful variety of colorful flowers. The Bromeliads are very adaptable bathroom plants and will thrive in almost any condition!
1. Ivy (Hedera)
There are so many species and kinds of Ivy which you can keep as bathroom plants that it’s hard to document all of them here! The Ivy comes in a variety of colors and you can mix up your bathroom plants to produce unique yet brilliant scenery. Direct sunlight might make the Ivy wilt so make sure to keep it in reflected and indirect light.