— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.
Plants are so much more than a pretty face—they’ve been proven to improve the air quality of your home by removing common toxins and pollutants, and have some serious mood-boosting properties. So why wouldn’t you fill your home with houseplants?
While tending to plants may seem like one more chore to deal with, you’re likely to find soothing comfort in tending and watching them blossom into the lush greenery they’ve always been destined to become, similar to raising a pet or watching a child go off to college.
If you’ve got some space in your home or apartment that needs a bit of extra life, consider a new houseplant. Here are 10 popular houseplants that everyone seems to be buying right now.
Subscribe to Reviewed's Resources newsletter for tips, tricks and hacks to get through this together.
1. This trendy Monstera plant
The Monstera plant has gotten so stylish because it essentially turns your space into a mini jungle. Place these best-selling lush leaves from The Sill in a sunny spot on your window sill for the same effect. Also called the “swiss cheese” plant, it features whimsical natural holes that add a surprising element to any space—while also allowing the light to seep through. Make it your own by grabbing your choice of planter in soft colors like cream, mint, and blush.
One 5-star reviewer on The Sill was so pleased with her order, she wished she could rate it even higher: “If I could give 10 stars, I would! Awesome fresh and healthy cuttings, smart, and correct packaging.”
2. This air purifying lily plant
The scent of lilies in the air is unmistakable: soft, elegant, and sweet. Treat your space to this lush green plant with a little floral surprise that also claims to boast air-purifying properties by filtering out harmful household chemicals, mold spores, and radiation. This plant can grow up to 20 inches, and you have the option of adding the saucer to the underside of the pot for an extra dollar (well worth it if you don’t want to ruin a perfectly good plate you already have), as well as a heat pack for a few extra bucks to regulate its temperature during shipping. Many customers noted how pleased they were that the plant arrived in perfect condition, but the shop owners warn that as lilies approach the summer bloom cycle, you may have to wait for a fully flowering plant.
3. This stunning succulent arrangement
Plants in virtually any form make for great gifts, but presenting a loved one with a low-maintenance option that’s as pretty to look at as it is easy to keep alive is the best option. Coming in a 15-by-4 inch wood planter that doubles as home décor, this greenhouse-grown selection has a selection of rosettes of varying textures and colors. Customers appreciate how beautifully they thrive with minimal surveillance.
4. This lively hanging fern
You don’t need to be Zach Galifianakis to sit between two ferns (because at this price, you might want to snag a couple!). Great for humid areas like your bathroom, this hanging fern provides a spa-like feel with its lush, dangling fronds and bright lime green hue. With more than 100 reviews, it’s The Home Depot’s most popular fern by far, and reviewers rave that it comes straight out of the package green, healthy, and with no bugs. Some have also found success transplanting this fern into a 12-inch pot so it has more breathing room to grow.
5. This eucalyptus plant for better breathing
There’s something about the scent of eucalyptus that instantly opens your airways and makes you feel as though you’re floating on a cloud—and that scent magnifies exponentially once you combine it with the moisture of your shower. Clear some room under your faucet (and mucus out of your nose) with this generous bunch of baby blue eucalyptus. Available in small, medium, and large sizes, it comes complete with a sleek stainless steel stick-on hanger.
While the bundle is slated to remain fresh for at least a week or two, you can keep it in your shower dried out for up to a month or as long as mold isn’t forming. Of its 2,000 reviewers, many note how surprised they were to see not a single leaf fell out of place during shipping and that its invigorating scent drastically improved their shower routines.
6. This joy-inducing lemon plant
Name a fruit that conjures stronger images of sunshine and happiness than a lemon—we’ll wait. Once you see flecks of white flowers appear on this plant, expect bursts of lemons to appear in their wake. While the ponderosa remains consistent in size, Logee's says the lemons can reach up to five pounds each with customers reporting lemons of up to 9 inches long. This plant thrives best in full sunlight—the stronger the better.
7. This super popular plant bundle
Not sure what to pick? You’ll love this selection of five 4- to 5-inch plants that’ll transport you right to a tropical paradise. While the varieties will vary based on availability, you’re guaranteed a stunning selection from the likes of Prayer Plant, Sugar Vine, Umbrella Plant, Peperomia Happy Bean, and more. As Plant Collective’s most popular option, one reviewer echoes the sentiments of most of the comments section when they say, “I am very impressed at the beauty and health of the plants.” Not sure what you received? Customers say the shop will identify your bounty in a timely manner when you ask.
8. This mini pet-friendly plant
They say money doesn’t grow on trees, but this top-selling plant from Bloomscape may just be the closest thing yet. Rooted in Feng Shui tradition, it’s said the Money Tree plant ushers in positive energy and good luck. Atop its sturdy trunk lie dainty palmate leaves that are non-toxic to cats and dogs. With its ability to thrive in virtually all types of sunlight, this plant is suitable for every nook and cranny in the house that needs some extra greenery. Pick from a range of five pot options to complement your unique décor.
9. This large plant with palm tree-like leaves
Bring the beach with you wherever you go with the Majesty Palm that can span upwards of 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide. Making an incredible addition to a large space, this plant is relatively low maintenance, requiring watering only once a week. Reviewers who were initially skeptical of online plant shopping felt at ease knowing how sturdy the packaging was and how healthy the plant stayed in transit.
10. This unique snake plant
If a traditional upright snake plant gives you a bit of the heebie-jeebies for looking eerily similar to its namesake, this samurai rendition is just what the plant gods ordered. As one of the most common houseplant varieties, snake plants adapt to nearly any environment and “thrive on neglect,” according to Plant Collective, making them ideal for even the most forgetful folks. With a 5-star rating, customers rave about how unique it is.
Get expert shopping advice delivered to your phone. Sign up for text message alerts from the deal-hunting nerds at Reviewed.
Prices were accurate at the time this article was published but may change over time.
This article originally appeared on Reviewed: 10 gorgeous plants to brighten up your home