8 The Best Indoor Plants for a Bathroom

Asparagus Fern

Asparagus fern loves bathroom humidity and does well in moderate or bright light near a window. Its soft appearance is misleading due to thorny stems.


Bamboo in containers controls its size and prevents invasiveness. Clumping varieties need less frequent repotting than spreading types.


Begonias thrive in warm, humid bathroom environments. Rex begonias, with their showy foliage, grow well indoors.


Bromeliads produce long-lasting blooms and thrive in bathroom humidity with good air circulation. They flower with yellow, pink.

Cast-Iron Plant

Cast-iron plant, known for its hardiness, is an excellent low-maintenance houseplant that tolerates almost full shade and does not require high humidity.

Chinese Evergreen

Chinese evergreen plants are adaptable and forgiving, thriving even with neglect. They tolerate dry air and low light, growing up to four feet tall.


Croton plants have brightly colored foliage and can grow up to six feet tall. They need bright, indirect light, high humidity, and well-drained soil.


Dieffenbachia requires minimal care, thriving in bright, indirect light. Water when the soil is dry a few inches below the surface and rotate the plant monthly.