Best Bedroom Plants: You spend a lot of time in your bedroom (at least eight hours a night, right?), So it’s important that your room is as peaceful as possible. And while candles and CBD can calm your mind before hitting the pillow, adding real plants to your room can also improve your relaxation game. In fact, NASA has found that many popular plants like Dracaena and Snake Plants remove toxins and improve overall air quality, which is crucial for a cleaner night’s sleep.
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Rummage through these bedroom plants until you find the perfect option for your room, no matter how small it is. Even if your bedroom doesn’t have many windows or natural sunlight, you can opt for a tolerant houseplant that can survive in low light. Or if you feel that you don’t have enough shelves, chests of drawers or floor space to show a lot of green, you should hang one of the grapevines in a planter. The final result? A cozy, better room for you.
The vertical sword-like foliage from Snake Plant is a striking addition to any bedroom. This old Stalwart, also called Sansevieria, has been a popular houseplant for decades because it requires little light and little water.
If you don’t always have the greenest thumb, Pothos is the answer! This robust wine plant has shiny, colorful leaves that fall perfectly over dressers, shelves or hanging planters. It prefers moderate light but tolerates little light. Let it dry between waterings.
Rubber tree plant
Newbies, this is for you: The glossy, dark or colorful leaves of this upright plant bring drama to every small room. While it prefers bright light – especially filtered morning sun – it tolerates lower light conditions. Water when the floor feels slightly dry, about once a week.
You’ve probably seen this shiny beauty everywhere on Instagram, and here’s why: Monstera, also called Swiss cheese plant (for obvious reasons), is a loose plant that requires moderate light and weekly watering. Avoid this plant if you have pets, as their foliage can irritate cats, dogs, or other small animals.
Enter the longest flowering houseplant in the world: the neon flowers of this plant can last up to eight weeks, with fresh ones appearing regularly. Glue it to a place with bright light and high humidity. The more light it receives, the more you should water it: usually water every week so that the soil can dry out between waterings.
With dramatic foliage and detailed markings, this popular houseplant is a great way to fill up space. It will reach a height of three feet over time, so make sure it has enough room to grow. Dracaena likes moderately light and slightly damp soils. Therefore, try to place your plant near a window for optimal growth.
For the full effect, place this pretty wine plant with heart-shaped leaves on your dresser or bedside table. This low-maintenance system tolerates little light and should dry out easily between waterings.
The elaborately marked leaves of this accent plant immediately make it an outstanding product. Best of all, it doesn’t take a lot of regular maintenance as long as it’s moderately light and watered frequently. Be sure to keep the water moist, not wet or damp.
This small but powerful plant is as simple as it comes! It is actually an epiphyte, which means that it doesn’t even need earth to thrive. Most of the time you see air plants in glass terrariums or hanging on pieces of wood. No matter which way you go, give them bright light and occasional fog.
Parlor Palm has been popular since Victorian times and is one of the largest house plant divas because it requires bright indoor light and constant, light moisture. Trust us, it’s worth the extra effort because it brings sophistication and air-purifying properties to any room.
With its silvery-green leaves and purple flowers, lavender sets a nice accent on the bed with an appealing fragrance. Keep in mind that this perennial won’t last forever indoors, but will be a wonderful addition to it for a few months. Just plant it outside after the flowers have faded to make sure it comes back in the coming year. Lavender prefers bright light indoors and full sun outdoors, as well as water when the soil is slightly dry.
As the name suggests, this hard-to-kill plant brings happiness, luck, and charm to anyone who cares. It’s also quite tolerant: Lucky Bamboo prefers moderate light, but adapts well to poor lighting conditions. If it has grown in soil, keep it slightly moist. Otherwise, keep the roots covered with water and change them about every week.
Shiny leaves and a strong, upright shape make this striking plant a must for your bedside table or empty space. Even better? The ZZ plant, also known as Zamioculas Zamiifolia, tolerates extremely low light conditions and irregular watering. To keep it healthy, water it only when the top few inches of the ground feel dry.
Another plant that lives from neglect, most Aglaonema (a.k.a Chinese Evergreen) can survive in low light. Depending on which variant you choose, the strappy leaves can have a hint of red or silver. Keep the soil moist by spraying it regularly.
If you have bright, indirect light, the graceful fans of Lady Palm are an easy way to add elegance – and green – to your bedroom. This particular species is not as fussy as other palm trees, but they reap the same benefits as air purification. Hold your houseplant near an east-facing window and water when the top centimeter of the floor is dry.