16 Types of Plants for Bathroom to Give a Green Touch to the Environment

Bathroom Plants to Complement the Decor

All the rooms in the house deserve attention in the decoration and also in the landscaping. If you are a fan of this idea and are looking for bathroom plants, you have come to the right place. In the following list, you can see which species can survive the bathroom, which is a humid environment. In addition, there are also tips and care for you to keep an eye on.

Dracaena

Dracaena

Easy to care for, the dracaena does not like direct light but needs indirect lighting. Irrigation can be done only once a week. In addition, you can choose between green leaves or yellow stripes.

Begonia

Begonia

With more than a thousand species, begonia is found in versions with only leaves, like the Maculata in the image above, and also others with flowers. As it likes humidity, watering should be done whenever the soil is dry, but without soaking. She likes shade, so keep her out of direct sunlight.

Zamioculca

Zamioculca

This is a plant that lives well both in half shade and in full shade, which does not like direct light. As she likes humidity, she lives well in an environment like the bathroom. However, the soil must be drained so that it does not get wet excessively.

Adam’s Rib

Adam's Rib

With a very tropical appearance, Adam’s rib survives well in an environment with indirect light or with clarity in only one period of the day. The soil must be drained and fresh. Watering should be done twice a week throughout the year, decreasing the frequency to every 15 days during the winter.

Astromelia

Astromelia

With beautiful delicate flowers, Astromelia can be found in a wide variety of colours. She likes humidity, so watering should be done daily. Regarding lighting, it does well in half shade or in full sun.

Succulents

Succulents

Extremely easy to care for, succulents only need to be watered when the topsoil is dry. As they like the sun, it is worth leaving this type of plant in the brightest spot in your bathroom.

Cacti

Cacti

Don’t you have a green finger? No problem! Cacti do not need much maintenance. However, they should be in the brightest spot in your bathroom. Watering can be done between 15 to 20 days. To know exactly when to wet the soil, just check to see if it is dry.

Fern

Fern

Fern is a great plant choice to make up a shelf or hang from a hook. She likes little brightness and a lot of water. It should be watered once or twice a week, but be careful not to soak the soil.

Sword-of-Saint-George

Sword-of-Saint-George

As it grows vertically, this is a plant that does not need space, so it can be adapted even in small bathrooms. It lives well in the half-light and needs to be watered once a week when the weather is mild, and twice a week, when the temperature is higher. In addition, it also helps to purify the air.

Peperomia

Peperomia

This is a plant that needs little water and natural light, factors that make it a great choice for the bathroom. Found in several varieties, it is possible to choose between large or small versions of the peperomia. Water once a week.

Orchid

Orchid

In addition to being beautiful, the orchid is a plant that requires simple care. It needs indirect lighting, dry substrate and watering two to three times a week. In addition, it is necessary to leave it away from the window, as it is a delicate plant. By following these tips, you will keep the orchid looking beautiful.

Boa

Boa

The boa plant is very adaptable, so it can grow very well in the bathroom. She lives well with both direct sunlight and half-shade. In addition, water twice a week throughout the year, increasing this amount in the summer.

Asplenium

Asplenium

This is a plant that loves heat and humidity but does not do well with direct sunlight. The Asplenium needs to be in a location with indirect lighting. Here, the tip is to avoid wetting the leaves in the centre. A good suggestion is to use a spray bottle.

Lucky Bamboo

Lucky Bamboo

Are you looking for a feng shui plant to compose your bathroom decor? Lucky bamboo is a good choice, as it is used to attract prosperity and happiness. To obtain the spiral shape, as in the photo, it is necessary to grow it in a pot of water, which must be changed weekly. If you prefer to plant it in the soil, make frequent watering to always keep it moist.

Money-in-a-row

Money-in-a-row

With small, dense leaves, money-in-a-row adapts very well to humid environments. It should be half-shaded and watering should be done frequently, but be careful not to soak the soil.

Bromeliad

Bromeliad

On the left in the photo, you see an example of one of several species of bromeliad. As the sun can burn its leaves, leave it in a place where it does not receive direct sunlight. Water the leaves every two days to keep them healthy. Did you imagine finding so many plant options for the bathroom? As you can see, the number of species to decorating this environment is quite varied.

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