10 Best Plants for the Bedroom that Help You Sleep

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Houseplants, Bedroom Houseplants

The best plants for the bedroom that help you sleep are oxygen producing plants. They have calming and relaxing properties that help you relax and sleep better.

The bedroom is a place of relaxation and destressing, it requires careful selection of plants that are calming and relaxing. It is in the bedroom where you can create the most personalized houseplants arrangement.


The bedroom is the one area which can truly reflect the design sense of the occupant. You can choose the pleasure of waking up to the of sight of green foliage and or you can sleep amid natural fragrance.

However, avoid cluttering with too many plants, aim at one or two eye catching specimen plants. For a large bedroom a floor standing plant is an excellent choice.

A plant shelf, hanging basket or a plant in an attractive pot holder on the window sill or on the dressing is spectacular for the small bedroom. We have herebelow outlined some of the best plants that are ideal for the bedroom to help you sleep better. Continue reading.

The Best Plants that are Good for the Bedroom

Some of the best plants that are good for the bedroom to help you relax and sleep better include; Peace Lily, Heartleaf Philodendron, Snake Plant, English Ivy, Pothos among others. Read on for the full list of our ten best.

1. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)

Peace Lily, Spathiphyllum wallisii

Peace Lily is a resilient plant that easily adapts to indoor growing conditions. The glossy dark green leaves and white blooms will add beauty to any space.

Peace Lily is an excellent air cleaner; perfect for freshening up the air as you sleep. Read more on how to grow Peace Lily indoors.

2. Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata) aka (Dracaena trifasciata)

Snake plant, Dracaena trifasciata

Snake Plant also called Mother in law's tongue is a hardy houseplant that will thrive even in a poorly-lit bedroom.

The plant is easy to grow and is a perfect air cleaner. Apart from cleaning the air, Snake plant will also increase the oxygen concentration in the air so you can wake up fresh and relaxed. Read more on how to grow Snake Plants indoors.

3. English Ivy (Hedera helix)

English Ivy, Hedera helix

English Ivy is an ideal houseplant for a hanging basket in the bedroom. It is easy to grow and adapts easily to a wide range of growing conditions.

The attractive English Ivy is a perfect air cleaner and also gets rid of dust from the air. Read more on how to grow English Ivy indoors.

4. Spider Plants  (Chlorophytum comosum)

Spider Plant

Spider Plant is extremely adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions; hot or cool, sun or shade and will tolerate dry air.

It is an excellent air cleaner which gets rids of many household pollutants and is excellent for any bedroom. Read more on how to grow Spider Plants indoors.

5. Heartleaf Philodendron (Philodendron scandens)

Heartleaf Philodendron

Heartleaf Philodendron also called Sweetheart Plant is easy to grow and is an excellent air cleaner and is perfect for any bedroom.

Heartleaf Philodendron is a popular houseplant on account of its ability to adapt to a wide range of growing conditions. Read more on how to grow Heartleaf Philodendron indoors.

6. Madagascar Dragon Tree (Draceana marginata)

Madagascar Dragon tree, Dracaena marginata

Madagascar Dragon Tree is a popular houseplant for the bedroom on account of its ability to clean the air of xylene, toulene, benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde.

This plant is tough and drought resistant. The beautiful and striking foliage of Madagascar Dragon Tree is an excellent addition to any bedroom. Read more on how to grow Madagasar Dragon Tree indoors.

7. Pothos | Devil's Ivy (Scindapsus aureus)

Pothos

Pothos is an easy to grow houseplant that easily adapts to a wide range of growing conditions and is a good air cleaner, getting rid of benzene, formaldehyde, xylene and toulene from the air.

These coupled with the very bright colorful foliage make Pothos an excellent addition to any bedroom. Read more on how to grow Pothos indoors.

8. Bamboo Palm (Chamaedorea erumpens)

Bamboo Palm

Bamboo Palm is easy to grow and easily adapts to a wide range of growing conditions and is a good air cleaner, getting rid of trichloroethylene, benzene and formaldehyde.

Bamboo Palm is a perfect addition to any bedroom on account of its beauty, resilience and air cleaning properties. Read more on how to grow Bamboo Palm indoors.

9. Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens)

Areca Palm

Areca Palm also called Butterfly Palm or Golden Cane Palm is a perfect air cleaner that gets rid of formaldehyde, xylene and toulene.

It is a popular palm which bears yellowish bamboo-like stems and gracefully drooping fronds.

Apart from cleaning the air, Areca Palm is easy to grow and is adaptable to indoor growing conditions. Read more on how to grow Areca Palm indoors.

10. Corn Palm (Dracaena fragrans massangeana)

Corn Palm

Corn Palm is a popular houseplant on account of the large yellow striped leaves which will brighten up even the dullest of places.

It is perfect for the removal of indoor air pollutants like toulene, xylene, benzene, formaldehyde and trichloethylene.

Corn Palm is easy to grow and it does not like to be exposed to direct sunlight which makes it perfect for a bedroom. Read more on how to grow Corn Palm indoors.

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