Shower in Green: 6 Houseplants to Place in The Bathroom

by Maria Konou

Adding more green in your bathroom has a lot more benefits than you might think. For one, plants easily create a relaxing and grounding atmosphere. In addition, there are super simple ways to transform the decor of your bathroom. If you know which plants to place in your bathroom, you will also notice that they are growing and thriving like never before! That is because these houseplants love moisture, humidity, and low light! So, if you want to spruce up your home decor, take a look at the best houseplants to place in the bathroom.

Let’s explore the best houseplants to place in the bathroom

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Shower in Green: 6 Houseplants to Place in The Bathroom

#Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

The first houseplant on our list is the gentle peace lily plant. This houseplant requires minimal care, so it is great for beginner gardeners. The thing you need to remember is that the peace lily requires regular watering and humidity. That is why you can place it in the bathroom! In addition, peace lilies do not require a lot of light, but if you notice your plant is not blooming, it might need a different location. There are many benefits of owning a peace lily plant, including removing toxins and pollutants from the air, and adding a relaxing atmosphere to the space.

The peace lily is a wonderful bathroom plant that loves humidity and water

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#Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera Deliciosa)

The Swiss Cheese plant also known as Monstera Deliciosa is another great option for your bathroom. Its big green leaves will completely transform the space by adding charm and green energy. This plant does well in shade, so your bathroom might be a good location for it. If you want to become a pro at caring for this plant, take a look at our Monstera Deliciosa care guide!

The swiss cheese plant thrives in shady locations like the bathroom

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#Ferns (Boston, Maidenhair, Bird’s Nest Fern, Button)

If you are a fab of ferns, then you are lucky because they are idea; bathroom plants. Not only do they love shade, but they can also handle humidity and fluctuations in temperature. After all, ferns are tropical plants! Some of the best varieties for the bathroom include the Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata), Maidenhair fern (Adiantum spp.), Bird’s Nest fern (Asplenium nidus), and Button fern (Pellaea rotundifolia). If you want your bathroom to have that rainforest vibe, then ferns are the way to go!

Shade-loving tropical plants like ferns are ideal for the bathroom

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#Cast-Iron Plant (Aspidistra Elatior)

If you are someone who regularly kills their plants without meaning to, you need a dumb cane! This houseplant is notoriously hard to kill, so you really do not have much to worry about. In addition, this is one of the very few plants that can thrive in complete shade! The fact that the cast-iron plant loves humidity, makes your bathroom the perfect location for it! You can neglect it, and it will still be happy and thriving!

The cast-iron plant is the most beginner-friendly bathroom houseplant 

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#Snake Plant (Sansiviera)

The snake plant is one of the most popular houseplants. It can handle various light conditions, it is extremely durable and resistant, and in addition to all of that it purifies the air in the home! The long vertical leaves will add a touch of elegance to your bathroom decor. Remember to water this plant when the soil is completely dry. If you want a beneficial plant that is popular for its air-purifying qualities, then look no further than the snake plant!

The vertical leaves of the snake plant will transform your bathroom decor

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#Dieffenbachia (Dumb Canes)

Dumb canes, also known as Dieffenbachia is the last bathroom plant on our list. It has big green leaves that often have patterns that easily elevate your decor. This plant thrives in humidity, but you need to rotate it regularly to ensure that it grows even on all sides. In addition, remember that during the winter, this plant might need some more light. When it comes to watering, just water when you see that the soil on top is dry.

Add a pop of color to your bathroom with a Dumb Cane houseplant

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Now you know which are the best houseplants to place in the bathroom!

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Maria Konou

Maria Konou is a specialist in the field of digital marketing and fashion. However, she has always had a way with words. That’s what led her to her dream job here at Archzine. She has worked in many different fields over the years, but according to her, being an author has been the most rewarding. Maria is a huge plant enthusiast, loves everything fashion-related, is very sustainably aware, and is always open to learning about new things.