10 Low Light Bathroom Plants that Absorb Moisture
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The bathroom is a perfect space for low light plants that love or absorb moisture. The humid, warm and low light conditions existing in the bathroom are ideal for most tropical plants.
Moisture-loving plants absorb moisture through their leaves. This reduces the humidity (moisture) and also freshens up the bathroom.
It is important to avoid overcrowding the bathroom with too many plants. Usually a few plants are adequate for most bathrooms owing to the normal size of a bathroom.
To save on space in the bathroom, plants can be placed on a shelf, a windowsill or in a hanging basket. A floor standing plant is perfect for a large bathroom.
We have outlined herebelow 10 best low light plants for the bathroom that absorb moisture.
Low light Bathroom Plants that Absorb Moisture
Our list of the best low light plants for the bathroom and absorb moisture include; Pothos, Chinese Evergreen, Snake Plant, Asplenium Fern among others. Read on for the complete list.
1. Pothos (Scindapsus aureus)
Pothos are popular houseplants that easily adapt to a wide range of growing conditions including the bathroom.
They can be grown in a hanging basket or as a specimen plant on a table or pedestal. Pothos will thrive in the low light high humidity conditions in the bathroom. Read more on how to grow Pothos indoors.
2. Nerve Plants (Fittonia spp)
Nerve Plants also called Net plants, Lace leaf or Snakeskin are easily recognisable from their leaves which bear a prominent network of white, pink or red veins.
Nerve Plants are easy to grow under room conditions when provided with warmth and abundant moisture around the leaves.
They will flourish in the warm and moist conditions that exist in the bathroom. Read more on how to grow Nerve Plants indoors.
3. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)
The moist and warm conditions in the bathroom are ideal for the spectacular Peace Lily. Place it near a window or in a brightly lit spot and it will thrive.
Peace Lily is also known for its air cleaning properties. Read mor on how to grow Peace Lily indoors.
4. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)
A hanging basket of Spider Plant is an excellent choice for a bathroom. Place it in a well-lit spot and it will thrive in the moist bathroom conditions.
Spider Plant is easy to grow and is also a good indoor air cleaner. Read more on how to grown Spider Plant indoors.
5. Snake Plant (Dracaena trifasciata)
Snake Plants easily adapt to a wide variations in the growing conditions including the low lit and humid bathroom conditions.
Snake Plant is also known for improving indoor air quality. Read more on how to grow Snake Plant indoors.
6. Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus)
Bird's Nest Fern is native to the warm, moist, tropical rains forest, therefore the moist humid bathroom conditions are ideal for this plant.
Bird's Nest Fern can be grown as a focal point plant or in a hanging basket. Read more on how to grow Bird's Nest Fern indoors.
7. Chinese Evergreen Plant (Aglaonema spp)
Chinese Evergreen Plants are easily adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions. Even in poorly lit spots, which is a common feature in most bathrooms, it will easily adapt.
Chinese Evergreen is also known to be effective in cleaning indoor air of benzene and formaldehyde. Read more on how to grow Chinese Evergreen indoors.
8. Creeping Moss (Selaginella spp)
Creeping Moss is an excellent choice for a bathroom. The tiny leaves will shrivel in ordinary room conditions. The warm, moist bathroom conditions mimick the conditions in its natural habitat.
Several varieties of Creeping Moss are available where some are trailing and others bear upright stems. Read more on how to grow Creeping Moss indoors.
9. Radiator Plant (Pepperomia caperata)
Radiator Plants are moisture-loving houseplants which will thrive in the warm, moist bathroom conditions.
Radiator Plant's beautifully colored and patterned foliage is an excellent addition to any houseplants collection. Read more on how to grow Radiator Plants indoors.
10. English Ivy (Hedera helix)
English Ivy is an easy to grow houseplant which easily adapts to a wide range of growing conditions including the bathroom.
It can be grown in a hanging basket, on table or on a pedestal where the stems are allowed to trail downwards to display its beauty.
English Ivy is also known for its air purification properties where it gets rid of most of the indoor air pollutants. Read more on how to grow English Ivy indoors.