Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
There’s no one more stubborn than our dear Tauruses! Although they may seem like people who relish being lazy, that doesn’t make them any less likely to dive into new challenges, like keeping a fiddle-leaf fig tree alive. Give them one of the most high-maintenance plants out there and watch them rise to the occasion!
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Trust a Gemini to find the very best roommate – calming, independent, and eye-catching. While they can chat up a storm with their friends on FaceTime, this twin sign would love some company at home. A collection of succulents is the perfect addition to their abode, because they purify the air, replacing toxins with a soothing energy.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
If there’s one sign that has the devotion needed to care for a Guiana chestnut – aka money tree – it’s definitely the crab sign. We can’t think of a better person to meticulously pamper this plant on a weekly basis while keeping a steady eye on its recommended water intake. Cancers would do A-NY-THING to optimize their home’s feng shui. Who needs a roommate?!
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
The most colourful plant for the shiniest sign! To match this collector’s aesthetics and embellish their home even more, a bromeliad is the perfect choice. This fun showstopper doesn’t require much care and couldn’t be better suited to our Leo babes, who appreciate beauty, but always need a little more me-time in the bathroom.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
Give a Virgo an orchid and watch it flourish! There aren’t many signs with more tenacity than our Virgo buds, so when it comes to watering, fertilizing, and repotting orchids, there’s no better sign for the job. They’ll love giving this finicky plant its best life.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Although Libras appreciate the simple things in life, they would never turn down a touch of luxury here and there. While they’re not the biggest fans of commitment, they’ll give it their all for a plant that rewards them with gorgeous blooms and air purification. Meet the peace lily: she, too, only needs the right kind of love to thrive.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Finding a plant that will meet a Scorpio’s expectations is no easy feat. The dracaena is probably the only roommate this water sign won’t get bored of. It’s the perfect match in more ways than one: just like its straightforward owner, this plant will let you know when it’s had too much water with a change of colours.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
If you can’t set your eyes on a Sagittarius, it’s probably because they’re up in the clouds, literally. As a sign that values freedom above all else, they would never choose a plant that requires more love than their other half. These highly adaptable air plants couldn’t be better suited to our air gals & pals – no passport necessary.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Tell me you’re a Capricorn without telling me you’re a Capricorn. Oh, you have a bonsai? If there’s one sign that can take on this high-maintenance plant like it’s no big deal, it’s definitely the zodiac’s goat. Taking care of this traditional plant requires a sense of discipline and responsibility, a point of pride for our Saturn-ruled friends.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Branching out is part of an Aquarius’ DNA. Anyone choosing a plant for this air sign should focus on non-traditional options that also help clear the air and make breathing a little easier. Something like a pothos would be well-advised, as they tend to grow fast and unpredictably, while bringing a tropical touch to any home.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Aloe vera couldn’t dream of a better carer than a Pisces. This nourishing and calming plant possesses medicinal properties that will make the home of this water sign even more Zen. Just like Pisces, this plant thrives in light and bright environments. Bring on the sun, but watch out for thorns!
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
If there’s one thing an Aries can’t debate, it’s that patience isn’t their biggest virtue. Although they’re practically perfect in every other way (ahem), they have a rather short fuse when they have to wait for anything. When it comes to plant care, what they need is an independent grower that doesn’t require too much attention. Hello, cactus!
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