Choosing the best house plants for your living room can be a minefield. You want something that looks stunning, is fairly easy to take care of, and will fit in where you have space. Not to mention you’d like to it trail down over your bookshelf and have a symbolic meaning etc etc etc….
Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
No house is really a home without some greenery. That’s why we have managed to narrow it down to our top 7 beautiful house plants that will thrive in any living room no matter if you are short on space, light or time to water them.
Choose wisely, my friends.
1. ‘Cosy Candy’ Orchid
Coming in at number one we have the perfect house plant to brighten up your living room. The ‘Cosy Candy’ Orchid has small pink flowers that are said to resemble a group of flying butterflies.
It’s also not just a beautiful house plant. The small flowers are symbolic of joy and happiness. In a nutshell, it’s the kind of house plant for your living room that will always put a smile on your face.
2. Ficus Ginseng Bonsai
Now, we all know bonsais are notoriously hard to look after. However, this one is actually considered one of the easiest to look after. And what better place to keep it than in your living room, where it’s in a prime spot to be looked after?
By the time the Ficus Ginseng Bonsai arrives on your doorstep, it is already over 15 years old! All you need to do for this beautiful house plant is ensure it is kept in a warm, sunny place and is watered when the surface of the soil feels dry.
3. Chinese Money Plant
The Chinese Money Plant is a lovely little addition to any living room that’s struggling for space. It’s very easy to care for and this beautiful house plant is even said to bring money and good fortune to the owner. Need we say more?
4. Lemon Tree
Now, we know what you’re thinking. A lemon tree? In my living room? Yes. It can be, and shall be done! As long as you care for it properly, you will be drinking lemonade in no time.
The main two requirements to get this kind of house plant in your living room is that it must be reasonably warm and the lemon tree must be able to get a lot of sunlight. We can’t promise it will produce a lot of lemons, but we can say it makes one beautiful house plant for your living room. Explore advice on nurturing your indoor plants to unlock their complete beauty and thrive in your home.
5. Dried Flower Bouquet
Dried flower bouquets are the new trending thing. They last for ages and ages, you can rearrange them however you wish, and they are a sustainable alternative to a regular bouquet of flowers. It’s the kind of beautiful house plant that will brighten up any living room.
6. Calamondin Orange Tree
Okay okay, we know what you’re thinking. They just had a lemon tree now they’re recommending an orange tree? Really? Yes, really! Firstly, orange trees are one of the most magnificently beautiful house plants. And secondly, they are pretty easy to grow.
All they need is a warm living room, lots of sunlight, and ideally no pets around (ones that like to nibble, that is)
7. Purple Bellflower ‘Ambella’
We know that there are so many different kinds of house plants that will thrive in your living room. It can be hard to choose! Well, these beautiful house plants are just a joy to behold.
The Purple Bellflower ‘Ambella’ flowers throughout most of the year, meaning you’ll never be without its beauty for too long! Be advised, this plant is not pet-friendly.
To Sum Up
We really hope this list has helped you choose some beautiful house plants for your living room.
We know there are so many different kinds of house plants out there, so it can be very hard to choose. Just try and remember that there are many different forms of beauty.
Aesthetics is just one way of choosing the best house plants for your living room. Whatever beautiful house plant you choose for your living room, it will always be better than having none at all.