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Plants that will thrive and survive in your bathroom!
Not only are plants a massive trend in interiors right now, they provide a whole host of benefits for the wellbeing of you and your home. Botanical beauty is all over Instagram so what’s better than kitting out your bathroom with some gorgeous plants?
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Pantone's colour of the year
We all know by now that Pantone’s colour of the year is Greenery, so we’ve taken it to the next level – actual greenery. Best of all, they are the perfect match for the humid environment so you won’t have to worry about them not quite fitting in.
We’ve picked our favourites – now it’s your turn!
Boston ferns need a cool place with high humidity and indirect light – sounds just like a bathroom right? The Victorians were also a massive fan of this particular fern, so if it’s good enough for them, it’s good enough for us! Best of all, its relatively cheap which makes it a great starter fern to introduce into your interiors.
When we think of Orchids, we automatically think of a relaxing spa haven – so why not place one (or ten) in your bathroom? They thrive in humid and warm conditions so you can pop one on your windowsill knowing they’ll love the steam from your shower. We would, however, recommend swapping them into another room from time to time to discourage mold from forming.
This is also another a great choice for your bathroom as the snake plant is a sucker for steamy, humid conditions. Not only does it look pretty, it is also a fantastic air purifier and is known for filtering out nasty chemicals that you would find in your bathroom lotions and potions. Struggling for room? The long, vertical leaves are a great space saver!
If you’re one to kill off plants pretty quickly, you need to meet the peace lily! With beautiful white flowers accompanied by glossy leaves, she’s a real classic and will look stunning in your bathroom. Peace lilies do not like to be overwatered, so we recommend checking the soil once a week. However, they are brilliant at cleaning the air around them and will not need to be fertilized frequently. Winner!
If the peace lily isn’t your thing but you’re still looking for a low maintenance plant, Ivy is up there with one of the easiest houseplants to own. Ivy does need a good light source though, but then they’re off! It will definitely make a statement so why not try it?
Another easy peasy plant to look after is the good old Spider plant – they will pretty much tolerate the worst plant offenders. All they need is well drained soil and lots of bright indirect light and voila! Don’t get carried away though, too much water can cause root rot (which doesn’t sound pleasant!)
Go on, inject some greenery into your scenery…