Best Indoor Plants for Bedrooms
Bedrooms are designed to be a sanctuary for relaxation after a long and exhausting day. Having some greenery in there can be a pretty welcome sight. Whether your bedroom receives superb natural light or you require lights and bulbs to illuminate it, plants can flourish there and give beauty and tranquility to the atmosphere. Various bedroom plants are known to produce oxygen at night and filter the air, making it easier to breathe.
We have put together a list of the best bedroom plants here:
1. The Peace Lily
The peace lily, scientifically known as Spathiphyllum, is one of the most popular bedroom houseplants. It looks lovely with lustrous foliage and white flowers. It can survive without much watering and excels in both minimum and maximum light habitats. However, if you want the plant to produce its lovely flowers, it is best to place it near a window. It may go for a long time without being watered, but if it starts to wilt, simply give it some water and you will see it light up like the sun.
2. Aloe vera
Aloe vera is scientifically known as Aloe barbadensis. This lovely plant belongs to the succulent family, which means it doesn't require much water. It has fleshy leaves and requires a somewhat illuminated area in a room to grow. This is one of the several plants that can generate oxygen at night, allowing you to sleep better. It also aids in the removal of hazardous substances from the environment, such as benzene and formaldehyde. It also produces offsets, which you may separate and grow in different pots. The fleshy leaves contain a gel that may be used to treat sunburn and wounds.
3. Snake Plant
It is scientifically known as Sansevieria trifasciata and is commonly referred to as mother-in-law's tongue. This is a lovely plant with leathery textured long distinctive leaves. It is endemic to West Africa; therefore, it can withstand severe conditions. It doesn't require much trimming or watering. Make sure the plant is in porous soil and a container with drainage holes. It also generates oxygen at night and has been shown to eliminate harmful chemicals from the environment.
4. Monstera deliciosa
This is one of the main varieties of Monsteras that everyone should be familiar with. It has a lovely name for a gorgeous plant. The Monstera deliciosa plant does generate oxygen at night and can bring a beautiful lush green to your bedroom with it's unique foliage that has naturally forming holes/gaps called fenestrations.
5. Chinese Evergreen
Aglaonema is the scientific name for this plant, and it is also referred to as Chinese evergreen in common terms. This one has colorful and variegated leaves that make it seem unique. This plant thrives in low-light environments. It does not require much water because it is resistant to drought.
6. English Ivy
This ivy, often known as European ivy, can be a valuable addition to bedrooms. Toxins such as xylene, toluene, benzene, and formaldehyde are reported to be removed from the air by this plant. According to some reports, English ivy can also help with allergies connected to breathing activities. Horticulturists suggest that since the plant spreads rapidly outdoors, it should be grown indoors to restrict its growth. Please note this plant is toxic, so keep it out of the reach of your cats, dogs or children. If you need plants that are safe, click here to explore our best pet-friendly plants.