Design By The Stars: The Best Indoor Plant Based On Your Sign

We’ve talked a lot about the benefits of having plants in your home. And in case you needed any more convincing to bring in a bit of greenery, today we’re consulting the stars – and showing you the indoor plant YOU need – all based on your zodiac sign.

Besides cleaning the air and enhancing your mood, plants can pack a lot of personality (just like you). So it only makes sense to take a look at your sign when selecting a plant for your space.

Keep scrolling to see all 12 zodiac signs – and the perfect plant to compliment every one!

 

 

And if you missed it, check out our other astrological posts: Your Ideal Front Door Color Based On Your Zodiac SignThe Accessory You Need Based On Your Zodiac Sign and The Home Fragrance You Need Based On Your Zodiac Sign.

Aries
(March 21 – April 19)

 

With an Aries, what you see is what you get. They’re honest and straightforward, and the same can be said for an aloe plant. It only needs a little water and a lot of sun – just like this fire sign.

 

PLANT:

  • Aloe

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Bright or indirect sunlight
  • Water infrequently, but deeply

Pet friendly?

  • No

 

 

 

Taurus

(April 20 – May 20)

 

As someone who is extremely well-grounded and practical, a jade plant is a perfect plant companion. And it’s soft and squishy leaves will certainly please a tactile Taurus.

 

PLANT:

  • Jade

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Needs 4 hours of direct sunlight
  • Water more in summer and spring growing season
  • Plant in a shallow pot as it tends to grow top-heavy

Pet friendly?

  • No

 

Gemini
(May 21 – June 20)

 

You show your expressive side – and so does this funky air plant.  And as an air sign, a plant that requires no soil (and is light as a feather) certainly suits you.

 

PLANT:

  • Air Plant

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Bright, indirect light
  • Soak in room temperature water once every 1-2 weeks
  • Mist the entire surface once a week

Pet friendly?

  • Yes

 

Cancer
(June 21 – July 22)

 

A money tree’s twisted trunk and deep roots will connect to a Cancer’s deep connection to their close-knit families.

 

PLANT:

  • Money Plant

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Medium, indirect light
  • Infrequent, but deep watering
  • Prefers to stay in one spot

Pet friendly?

  • Yes

leo
(July 23 – August 22)

 

You need a pant that turns as many heads as you do, Leo. And the vibrant leaves on the emerald ripple red plant do just that.

 

PLANT:

  • Emerald Ripple Red Plant

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Low to bright indirect light
  • Water when the top inch of soil is dry

Pet friendly?

  • No

Virgo
(August 23 – September 22)

 

With detailed, velvety leaves, the prayer plant will get the appreciation and love it deserves from a methodical Virgo.

 

PLANT:

  • Prayer Plant

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Bright indirect light
  • Water frequently
  • Needs good drainage

Pet friendly

  • Yes

Libra
(September 23 – October 22)

 

As a sign that cherishes the soft and gentle side of life, you’ll adore the sweet nature of the peperomia plant 

 

PLANT:

  • Peperomia

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Bright direct or indirect light
  • Water every 1-2 weeks

Pet friendly?

  • Yes

Scorpio
(October 23 – November 21)

 

Always one to express their emotions (while still maintaining a sense of mystery) a Scorpio should seek out a rubber plant. Its dark-colored leaves offer plenty of intrigue, and It will always show you when it needs more water or sun.

 

PLANT:

  • Rubber Plant

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Medium to bright indirect light
  • Water every 1-2 weeks
  • Allow soil to dry out between waterings

Pet friendly?

  • No

Sagittarius
(November 22 – December 21)

 

The exotic-looking alocasia plant will appeal to your deep desire to always be exploring – and seeking out the new and unknown.

 

PLANT:

  • Alocasia

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Bright indirect light
  • Loves to be watered frequently
  • Keep soil moist but not soggy

Pet friendly?

  • No

 

 

CAPRICORN
(December 22 – January 19)

 

There’s a reason the fiddle leaf fig is a sensible choice for a Capricorn. It’s understated, a more traditional choice, and requires the disciplined care only this sign can give.

 

PLANT:

  • Fiddle Leaf Fig

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Bright indirect light
  • Water when soil is dry
  • Sensitive to temperate swings and drafts

Pet friendly?

  • No

 

 

 

 

 

Aquarius
(January 20 – February 18)

 

An original thinker like you, Aquarius needs a plant that’s equally out there. We suggest the funky and crinkled bird’s nest fern to match your eccentric self.

 

PLANT:

  • Bird’s Nest Fern

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Medium to low indirect light
  • Keep soil moist but not soggy

Pet friendly?

  • Yes

Pisces
(February 19 – March 20)

 

A Pisces is easy to forgive – and so is the ZZ plant. This hearty option will still keep going strong even with infrequent watering (or oops I totally forgot.)

 

PLANT:

  • ZZ Plant

HOW TO CARE FOR IT:

  • Medium to low indirect light
  • Water every 2-3 weeks

Pet friendly?

  • No