Plants are known for giving a fresh and alluring look to your garden, but according to a few traditions, they can also bring luck and positivity to your home. Here are some Good Luck Plants that Can Make You Lucky!
1. Pitcher Plant
Botanical Name: Nepenthes
Also known as monkey cups, pitcher plants are very popular for Lunar New Year as they resemble money bags and are considered lucky.
2. Pachira Money Tree
Botanical Name: Pachira aquatica
According to Feng shui, the money tree has magical powers. It brings good luck and makes you fortunate.
3. Peepal Bonsai
Botanical Name: Ficus religiosa
Considered a sacred tree in Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism, you can grow this bonsai plant easily indoors. It brings good luck and positivity to the family.
Fun Fact: Ficus religiosa is also called the Bodhi Tree, and the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment under it.
4. Lucky Bamboo
Botanical Name: Dracaena sanderiana
Lucky bamboo represents the five elements of Feng Shui, a symbol of prosperity and fortune. You can also grow it without soil, in water.
Fun fact: The number of stalks represents various meanings.
Botanical Name: Paeonia
Grow beautiful peonies for positivity and optimism. They also bring good luck in relationships, harmony, nobility, and true love. Grow in the southwest direction of the home
Botanical Name: Orchidaceae
Orchid’s colorful appearance will add an instant appeal to your home and will also bring fortune and love. As per feng shui, they help you to find a good partner.
7. Peace Lily
Botanical Name: Spathiphyllum wallisii
The elegant white flowers of peace lily can enhance the beauty of any decor. This plant signifies peace, purity and harmonizes the energy of the house.
Said to bring prosperity and positive vibes, these citrus plants also look good while bringing luck to your home.
Botanical Name: Lavandula
Lavender is an iconic plant in Vastu Shastra for bringing positive vibes. Also, according to a study, it helps in reducing anxiety and induces good sleep that promotes well-being.
11. White Narcissus
Botanical Name: Narcissus papyraceus
Grow white narcissus flower in your work area, and it will bring notice to your hard work and talent. This flower is considered auspicious as a lunar new year’s gift for loved ones.
Fun Fact: Plant other bulb flowers like yellow daffodils along with white narcissus, as it is believed to enhance career success.
12. Aloe Vera
Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis miller
Aloe vera keeps the air clean, can be made as a refreshing drink, and according to Vastu, brings health benefits and luck when kept in the North or East direction.
13. Golden Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum
The heart-shaped glossy leaves of golden pothos fit every home decor and bring luck and happiness. According to Feng shui, it attracts wealth.
14. Jade Plant
Botanical Name: Crassula ovata
Jade is a dense plant with oval-shaped leaves that resemble jade stone. It is considered a symbol of good luck and wealth due to its evergreen nature.
15. Carmona Bonsai
Botanical Name: Carmona microphylla
This flowering bonsai tree produces pretty white blossoms in summer. It is considered auspicious, and growing it brings good luck, charm, and prosperity to homes.
Botanical Name: Adenium obesum
Popular as “fu gui hua” in Mandarin, which translates to wealth plant. The swollen stem of the plant represents wealth, luck, and fortune.
Fun Fact: The bigger the stem, the better chances of having good luck!
Botanical Name: Cactaceae
The Aztecs in the Mesoamerican culture of Mexico regard blooming cactus as very lucky. It symbolizes positivity and brings good news to the owner.
Botanical Name: Salvia officinalis
Sage helps to keep the bad spirits away. It is also believed that burning sage leaves in the house helps in keeping bad luck away from the family.
Fun Fact: Being an aromatic herb, growing one indoors will help you have a fresh supply all year round!
19. Bonsai Banyan
Botanical Name: Ficus benghalensis ‘Bonsai’
Considered a religious plant in Indian culture, growing banyan tree bonsai indoors, on your porch or patio can bring positivity and good health to the family.
20. Shamrock Plant
Botanical Name: Oxalis
Plants from the Oxalis genus are considered lucky as it signifies the Holy Trinity in the Irish tradition. You can grow Oxalis triangularis indoors easily.
21. Paper Plant
Botanical Name: Fatsia japonica
One of the most commonly found plants in Japanese homes, it is considered lucky because its leaves are always in odd numbers (7 or 9), and in Japan, odd numbers are considered fortunate.