Non-Toxic Plants That Will Love Your Bathroom

Plants You Will Love Seeing In Your Bathroom

Looking for the perfect bathroom plant? Plants like the spider plant, bromeliads, moth orchids, grape ivy, and air plants can create an oasis of tranquillity in your bathroom. These plants are recommended because they love the humidity your bathroom has to offer, and they aren’t poisonous. Some are tall, some are short, and some are the best hanging. All of them look pleasantly striking when they are artfully arranged.

The Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

The Spider Plant
The Spider Plant

Many people own a spider plant. This plant is easy to take care of, and it is exceptionally prolific. It needs moderate to bright light. Within a year, white flowers will grow on the ends of its long stems that hand over the pot it’s in. Smaller plants (plantlets) develop from the stems and produce more plantlets. The leaves on a spider plant can be green with a white stripe down the middle or just solid green. The spider plant is best displayed in a hanging basket.



There’s a variety of beautiful bromeliads you can display in your bathroom. Because they are tropical plants, they’ll do well in this room in your house. The type of light bromeliads need depends on their species. The earth star and the flaming sword, for example, need natural bright light, while the scarlet star will do well under a fluorescent light.

The earth star displays long, bright pink leaves with pointed tips, and the scarlet star grows a deep red coloured flower that has pointed petals. The flaming sword grows a flower spike that’s almost always red. Its leaves are green, long, and slender with zebra-like markings. Bromeliads stand out best when planted in a white pot and placed on a table.

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Moth Orchids

Moth Orchids
Moth Orchids

Moth orchids are easy to find and easy to care for. They grow best in moderate to bright light. They produce stunning long, pointed dark green leaves and flowers that can be one of many colours and detailed with dark-coloured lines. Flowers usually appear on these plants two or three times a year.

Place the orchid in a location that stays between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and above 60 F at night. Nighttime temperatures around 55 F for several weeks encourage the plant to rebloom.

Grape Ivy

Grape Ivy
Grape Ivy

Grape ivy (also known as Cissus rhombifolia) grows best in moderate light that comes through a window facing east, but it will also thrive under a fluorescent light. This plant has five-pointed, spear-shaped leaves that are a deep green colour. Like the spider plant, grape ivy looks charming in a hanging basket.

Grape Ivy is a non-toxic plant to cats and dogs according to the ASPCA plant listing. That’s a good thing, as my cat likes to climb on cabinets to nibble on the ends of the vines from a hanging basket. It is non-toxic to humans, although the sap may cause a slight skin rash in some people.

Air Plants

Air plants are easy to care for plants that need a bright light that’s filtered. There are many types of air plants – some with flowers and some with just leaves. They are different from other plants because they can survive on just air and water. You can place your air plants on a shelf in your bathroom or secure them to cork bark and hang them on your bathroom wall. Since they don’t have roots, putting them in the soil isn’t necessary.

There are a number of other attractive plants that will grow well in a bathroom environment, but they are toxic to pets. These toxic plants include the pothos, the snake plant (mother-in-law’s tongue), the philodendron, and pitcher plants.

Keep in mind that even though the five plants listed above are not considered toxic, it’s a good idea to keep them away from your pets anyway if you don’t want your plants destroyed.

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Best Bathroom Plants That Thrive in Humidity

  • Golden Pothos
  • Calathea Rattlesnake Lancifolia
  • Snake Plant
  • Alocasia
  • Air Plant
  • Monstera
  • Watermelon Peperomia
  • Bamboo
  • Heart Leaf Philodendron
  • Tradescantia Zebrina
  • Ocean Spider Plant
  • Costa Farms Blooming Anthurium Live Indoor Plant
  • Bird’s Nest Fern
  • Dracaena
  • Peace Lily
  • Bromeliad
  • Majesty Palm
  • Fiddle Leaf Fig
  • Aglaonema
  • Orchid