Best Plants That Suit Your Bathroom – Fresh Decor Ideas

We put plants in our living rooms and bedrooms, even in the kitchen so, when you think about it, there’s no reason to not include the bathroom in this list too. In fact, there are lots of plants that do well in the bathroom than in other areas of your home because they need the humidity.

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In addition to their decorative appeal, most houseplants also help purify the air. Use them to improve the air quality inside your home. But before you choose the best houseplants for your bathroom, consider the environment it offers.

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Some plants do well in spaces with low light, some need high humidity levels, some need lots of space, etc. Some of the best plants for low light environments are the alow, the bamboo, the orchid, the snake plant and the spider plant.

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Another thing to take into consideration is where you’ll be placing these plants. A nice option is the countertop. It’s ideal for small plants. You can also place them by the tub, on the windowsill, in a corner, on a shelf or you can hang them on the wall. There are lots of options so now all you have to do is choose the plants you want to include in your bathroom décor.{image sources:1, 2, 3}.

The Aloe (Aloe Vera).

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A good place for an aloe plant is close to the window but not in direct sunlight
Use a transparent container to show off the interesting shape of this plant
Any free corner or surface would be great as long as there’s some sunlight

Aloe Vera is a succulent plan species and it has been widely grown as an ornamental plant. Although it needs some amount of sunlight, the alow plant can burn under too much sun and this makes it a great candidate for the bathroom. It doesn’t need lots of water to survive so the humidity should be fairly enough to keep it healthy.{image sources 1, 2, 3}.

The Bamboo plant (Bambuseae).

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Place the plant by the window and it will grow towards the light
Because bamboo grows relatively tall, you should find a place for it on the floor
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The bamboo almost dissapears into the background with all the cheery colors
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Make a modern statement with a pot of lucky bamboo
There’s plenty of space for plants in small bathrooms if you keep the décor simple

Bamboos are some of the fastest growing plants in the world so take this into consideration if you decide to use it as an ornamental species. There are ways to control the growth of bamboo plants. For example, you can surround them with a physical barrier. You can also control their shape and create all sorts of interesting designs.{image sources: 1, 2, 3}.

Orchids (Orchidaceae)

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Because it’s a relatively small plant, the orchid would look great in the sink
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Place it on the countertop by the mirror to add some freshness to the bathroom
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The beautiful and graceful flowers will cheer up any décor
Choose a white orchid for a bright bathroom to maintain an airy look
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Orchids are perfect for modern interiors because of their subtle elegance
Another good place for an orchid is by the tub

Orchids are one of the largest families of flowering plants with more than 20,000 species. They do well in warm and humid environments and they’re all beautiful ornamental plants. All orchids are perennial herbs so you’ll only get to enjoy them for part of the year. Their flowers feature a variety of colors. White orchids are among the most popular.{image sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,and 6}.

Snake plants (Sansevieria trifasciata)

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The snake plant is perfect for the space under the sink
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The shape of this plant makes it wonderful for the corner spaces
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You can place it on the countertop, although when it grows tall it should stay on the floor
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This little corner by the tub is a perfect place for the plant

The snake plant, also called mother-in-law’s tongue (feel free to guess why) or Saint George’s sword is a species of flowering plant which needs little light and water to survive. It’s a great corner plant and a wonderful air purifier. It is widely used as an ornamental plant in both indoor and outdoor environments.{image sources: 1, 2, 3 and 4}.

The spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Because of the shape, the spider plant looks great on a pedestal such as this one

Spider plant is a common name for several different plants but, most commonly, we use it to refer to Chlorophytum comosum. This one is also called airplace plant and it’s a flowering perennial herb. It grows to about 60 cm high and it has long narrow leaves. It’s a popular houseplant, mainly because it’s very easy to care for.

Vertical planters.

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If you don’t have tiles on the walls, find a way to prevent the mosture from damaging them
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You don’t necessarily need big plants to get the look you want
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Some planters are specifically designed to be mounted vertically
A gorgeous vertical planter that fits perfectly in this modern bathroom
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This lush green wall includes a variety of plants such as ferns and lavender
Be creative and find ways to bring nature into the bathroom

If you really want your bathroom to look like a spa, then you’ll need more than just a little potted plant. You might want to consider having a vertical planter or a green wall. For example, you can use the wall adjacent to the tub, although the warmth might be too much for some species so choose carefully. Such a feature requires constant attention and care.{image sources: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5}.


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A tree with big leaves does well in the corner, surrounded by natural light

Having a tree in your home is definitely something special. In spaces such as the living room there might be enough space for a big tree with a think trunk but the bathroom space is usually limited so if you insist on having a tree in there you should pick something smaller.

Hanging plants.

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Hang a plant above the tub. It’s practical and you save floor space
If possible, find a way to hang the plants in front of the window

Hanging plants are very popular and appreciated because they’re some of the most practical types. You can save a lot of space with a hanging plant if you actually hang it from the ceiling or from a hook. You can experiment and find interesting ways to display hanging plants in your bathroom.

Do you have plants in the bathroom?