Looking to elevate your Instagram feed with some botanical beauty? We’ve curated a list that spotlights some of the most visually appealing plants to feature on your page.
Let’s jump right in!
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Succulents top the list for a reason: their diversity and unique aesthetic make them ideal candidates for any Instagram post. From rosette patterns to alien-like shapes, succulents come in such a range that you’ll inevitably find one (or many) you love.
And don’t forget, most succulents can also produce lovely flowers if given the proper care!
Cacti, the spiky relatives of succulents, have their own kind of beauty. Their array of shapes, sizes, and colors offer endless opportunities for artistic photography.
From tiny pincushion cacti to tall saguaros, there’s a cactus for every aesthetic.
Known for their incredible leaves and star-shaped flowers, Hoyas are a visual feast. Their intricate leaf patterns and spectacular blooms make them the perfect subject for your Instagram captures.
4. Monstera Deliciosa
Monstera Deliciosa, often simply called Monstera, is Instagram gold. With large, uniquely perforated leaves—especially when variegated—these tropical beauties will give your feed an expensive touch. Check out our list of Monstera varieties for more inspiration!
The less pleasant part, you’ll have to dust off your Monstera leaves frequently. After all, you want it in tip-top shape!
5. Air Plants
If you’re working with limited space but still want to bring some plant life into your Instagram, air plants (or Tillandsias) are your go-to. Their ability to live without soil allows for numerous creative display options, perfect for mixing things up on your feed.
Pothos plants offer simplicity and elegance with their cascading vines and heart-shaped leaves. Varieties like Neon and Marble Queen bring an extra pop of color and texture, making them stand out in any photo.
Make sure to check out our article on Pothos varieties for more inspiration!
7. Bird of Paradise
With its large, glossy leaves and unique bird-like flowers, the Bird of Paradise adds both drama and intrigue to your Instagram feed. Make sure to place it in a sunny spot to get the best lighting for your photos, especially during the golden hour.
And if you’re looking for statement-plants, we’ve got a list full of houseplants with large leaves!
8. Snake Plants
Not only are Snake Plants extremely low-maintenance, but they also come in a range of shapes and sizes to fit any Instagram aesthetic. From tall vertical types to shorter birds-nest forms, you’re sure to find one that complements your feed.
9. Fiddle Leaf Fig
The Fiddle Leaf Fig is the epitome of a statement plant. While they do require more attention than other houseplants, their towering presence and large, lush leaves will reward you with some show-stopping Instagram posts.
10. Philodendron Pink Princess
With a name like Pink Princess, how could it not be Instagram-worthy? This Philodendron variety features a stunning pink and green leaf combo that’s as photogenic as it gets. And if the Pink Princess isn’t quite your style, there are plenty of other Philodendron varieties that are just as appealing.
In the end, the most Instagrammable plant is the one that you personally find enchanting. And if you’re looking for more inspiration, go ahead and check our list of houseplants with pink leaves or yellow flowers for a touch of energy.