How to choose the right plant to match your personality type
Are you an introvert? An extrovert? Messy? Creative?
Your personality is a key consideration when choosing a new plant for your home.
There’s a perfect plant to suit everyone, no matter what your personality traits are.
So, before you buy your next plant, check out my guide to plants that are suited to different personality types.
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BEST PLANTS FOR YOUR PERSONALITY TYPE
Best Plant: Mother-In-Law’s Tongue
Mother-In-Law’s Tongue, also known as Snake plant is a type of succulent that has long, upright sword shaped leaves.
They can tolerate low light conditions, so they’re a great plant to place in the corner of a room and they don’t take up too much space.
Mother-In-Law’s Tongue does best in well drained pots and likes to dry out between waterings.
Best Plant: Lucky Bamboo
If you’re someone who avoids walking under ladders and opening umbrellas indoors, Lucky Bamboo is the plant for you.
According to feng shui, Lucky Bamboo is a good luck houseplant that symbolizes good fortune.
Lucky Bamboo can be grown in soil or water, just be careful not to grow four stalks together in a pot, as it is said to bring bad luck. 
Relaxed / Go with the Flow
Best Plant: Pothos
Pothos is a small vine with heart-shaped leaves that looks great trailing down from a shelf or bookcase.
It’s an easy care plant that is perfect for anyone with a relaxed personality.
Pothos can tolerate low light conditions and it’s one of the best indoor plants for purifying the air.
Free Spirit / Likes Change
Best Plant: Air Plants
If you’re someone that regularly takes off on spontaneous trips or moves house often, Air plants are perfect for you.
They’re small, low maintenance plants that don’t need soil or water to grow.
They have the amazing ability of absorbing moisture and nutrients through their leaves.
All you need to do is mist them now and then and in summer they can be fully submerged in water once a week.
You can display Air plants in an open terrarium or in a basket or bowl.
Best Plant: Bromeliads
Bromeliads have bright, showy, long lasting flowers that are actually modified leaves called bracts.
They’re humidity loving, low maintenance indoor plants that can be misted with water in warm weather.
Nurturer / Carer
Best Plant: Nerve Plants
Nerve plants are tropical plants with dark green leaves and white, cream or pink veins.
They love constant moisture and humidity, and need to be misted regularly in warm weather, so they’re perfect for anyone with a nurturing personality.
Nerve plants grow to about 6 inches (15 centimetres) tall, but they can be made smaller and bushier by regularly pinching out the stems.
Happy / Cheerful
Best Plant: Sunflowers
If you’re someone who has a happy, cheerful and optimistic personality, Sunflowers are the perfect plants for you.
Sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity. 
They’re known for being happy flowers, making them the perfect plant to bring joy to your life.
Sunflowers can be grown directly in the garden or planted in deep pots and placed on a balcony or in front of a bright, sunny window.
Sunflower seeds germinate in 7 – 10 days and bloom in about ten weeks after planting.
Low Maintenance / Easy Going Personality
Best Plant: Succulents
If you have an easy going personality, low maintenance succulents are perfect for you.
They come in a range of colors, sizes and have a variety of leaf shapes ranging from round to spiky, so there’s sure to be one to suit your taste.
Succulents look great on a coffee table or desk and only need to be watered every one to two weeks.
Flexible / Adaptable
Best Plant: Spider Plant
Spider plants are hardy, easy to grow houseplants that get their name from the new growth that hangs down from the plant, like spiders.
They’re low maintenance plants that are adaptable to many different conditions including bathrooms, terrariums and rooms with low light.
Hard Exterior but Soft on the Inside
Best Plant: Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is perfect for anyone with a personality type that is hard or gruff on the exterior but underneath they’re a big softie.
Aloe Vera is a spiky succulent that contains a soothing gel that is great for sunburn and skin conditions.
It’s an easy to care for plant that doesn’t need to be watered often. It’s best to let the potting mix dry out before watering.
Aloe Vera grows well in a brightly-lit spot near a window.
So, there you have it. The best plants for your home based on your personality type.