Even if opposites may attract, choosing a houseplant that reflects your personality may be a better match for you. You can even become a trusted confidant if you have a houseplant that has similar traits to you.
Find the plant that best fits your personality and how your friends and family would describe you from our list below. You won’t have to rely on any intuitive connection resulting from your corresponding personalities to take care of these plants.
The Attention Hog – Snake Plant
Snake plants are powerful and strong plants. A leader who brings and keeps everyone together. The Snake Plant is a real attention hog; once you see one, you won’t be able to look away. Snake Plants are impressive, however they require very little care during their lifetime. Make sure to place this plant in indirect light and don’t worry if you are a few days late with watering.
Black Coral snake plants are eye-catching. You can’t help but be drawn in by the large, pointed leaves of this plant. Despite this, both the Misty Star and the Black Star Sansevieria prove that Snake Plants can be a show stopper at any size.
The Easy Going – Dracaena
Dracaena gives off a stately aura as well as being easy-going and messy in her own way. Plants can’t get more laid back than these low-maintenance houseplants. You don’t need to worry if you forget to water your Dracaena. During these long breaks between waterings, the plants can survive. When you water them, however, be sure to water lightly as Dracaena prefers light moisture.
A Dracaena of your choice will easily match your personality among several varieties available. Dracaena Mass Coast leaves are broad and green, with striking yellow stripes down the middle. Janet Craig Compacta is a great addition to an end table in need of an easy-going vibe. With the green leaves, any container will have dimension and interest.
The Diva – Ferns
It takes some effort to meet the demands of a delicate and fickle fern, but it is so worth it when you see the benefits. Indoor ferns require a shady environment, warm temperatures, and high humidity. If the weather is dry during winter, place the pot in a tray of water to increase the humidity around your fern.
The Japanese Painted fern may look too perfect to be real, but this plant is real. These is a leaf that features green and silver leaves with a twist and twirl upward, reminiscent of a tree fern. The Victoria Fern truly lives up to its regal-sounding name as a type of Birds Nest Fern. Long fronds taper to a point and ripple along the edges, creating an eye-catching effect only a diva can accomplish.
It is true that ferns like things to be certain ways, including light, temperature, and humidity, but if you take care of them, they will return the favor. Ferns can purify the air in your home, so you can breathe easy while enjoying the stunning look of these delicate plants.
The Hugger – Monstera
Even if you don’t know the name of Monstera deliciosa, you’ve probably seen its large leaves on beach towels and perhaps a souvenir t-shirt from a warm location. The leaves of Monstera are sometimes called Swiss cheese plants since they develop holes. It is a perfectly normal and healthy characteristic of the plant. However, it gives the leaves a very distinctive appearance that immediately evokes thoughts and memories of hot vacations and a warm embrace of sunshine.
In spite of its show stopper qualities, Monstera is equally forgiving and sentimental. Plants need room to spread out and grow, but they will benefit from some support. In the wild, Monstera will grow up and along trees and nearby plants that can support them. Give your Monstera leaves the support they need by placing a small trellis around them.
For Monstera plants, indirect light is best, and water when the soil is dry. To keep your Monstera manageable, pinch off new growth and don’t move up too quickly to a larger pot.
The Introvert – Calathea
Despite being difficult to get to know, Calathea becomes a lifelong friend after the trial period. Calathea leaves are best suited to indirect light, warm temperatures, and higher humidity. Over time, new leaves unfold and reveal themselves to you.
With so many varieties, you have a lot of choices when it comes to the Calathea, and all of them offer large, dense foliage in vibrant colors. The leaves of the Calathea Pinstripe are dark green with pink stripes that look like they were painted, while the leaves of the Calathea Rosy are deep violet.
The Clingy – Photos
Pothos vines are always growing and reaching. When placed near spindles, supports, or anything else that is attached to a side panel or bookcase, they will dangle over the edge. Although Pothos can be described as clingy, and let’s face it – that’s true, they are also supportive and encouraging. New areas are always being explored by the vines as they move forward.
The dense foliage and long vines create a green curtain that adds romance to any room. Indirect light and minimal care are the keys to pothos houseplants’ success.
The plants that make up this list are all unique in their own way. Your living space will be brightened with style and color, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. All of these indoor plants require little maintenance. You can enjoy their natural beauty without having to spend a lot of time and effort taking care of them.