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Instagrammable Plants: 10 Photogenic Plants for Your Feed

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!

1. Succulents

colorful succulents

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!

2. Cacti

multiple cacti species

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.

3. Hoya

dark purple hoya flower

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

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

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.

6. Pothos

variegated pothos

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

bird of paradise flowers

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

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

fiddle leaf fig plant

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

pink princess philodendron variety

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.

About Author

Hey there! I'm Denis, a lifelong plant lover and gardening enthusiast. I've been in love with gardening since the age of 10 when I successfully grew my first roses from cuttings. Since then, my passion has only grown stronger, and I now write articles about plants to share my knowledge and experiences with others.

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