Best Plants for the Bathroom

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Do you have plants in the bathroom? There are actually a number of houseplants that thrive in this room's typically tropical conditions of low light, warmth, and humidity—not to mention that they help freshen the air and your spirit! See our list, along with a few that thrive in bright and sunny bathrooms.

Plants for Low-Light Bathrooms:

  • Aloe Vera
  • Bamboo
  • Begonia
  • Boston Fern
  • Cast Iron Plant
  • Chinese Evergreen
  • Ficus Benjamina
  • Heart-Leafed Philodendron
  • Orchid
  • Peace Lily
  • Spider Plant
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Snake Plant

Plants for Bright and Sunny Bathrooms:

  • Asparagus Fern
  • Azalea
  • Gardenia
  • Kimberly Fern
  • Orchid

Low-Maintenance Plants:

  • Aspidistra
  • Philodendron
  • Sanseveria
  • Spider plants

Tell us: What plants do you recommend for the bathroom?

-Re-edited from a post originally published 3/23/2010 - DF

(Image credits: Alexis Buryk)

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