Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese philosophical system, commonly practiced by modern people as well in their homes, premises, bedrooms and even in children’s schools.
Why has Feng Shui become so wide-spread?
It is so well-accepted because it brings everyone in harmony and symbiosis with their present environment. Let us offer you 10 incredible Feng Shui plants, and give you the necessary advice on their placement in order to restore harmony, invite wealth and happiness in you and all around you!
1.The jade plant for your office
The picturesque jade plant is given a special place among Feng Shui practitioners. It is a medium-sized, moist cactus plant, which is considered very powerful. It is best placed in your workplace to ‘invite’ prosperity and wealth.
Location: Correct placing it in the office helps attract more business deals. For best success, put this succulent at the very entrance to the office, near the door, or at the cubicle. This plant should not grow higher than 1 meter, so overwatering it is not a good idea at all!
2.The silver crown brings about good fortune
It is believed to be one of the luckiest plants in Feng Shui’s book. The silver crown is very much desired both for its uniquely-shaped leaves and for its succulent nature. It is known to invite good fortune to its cultivars.
It has a ‘silver luster’ on its leaves, and hence, it got its name.
Location: This plant is a great decoration in the office, but it is best placed in the living room of your house.
3. The money plant for plenty of money!
If you want to see money coming your way, the best choice is, of course, ‘the money plant.’ The money plant is one of the best plants in Feng Shui’s viewpoint as it represents good income, good luck, and overall affluence. So, when all these qualities come combined, it rakes in a lot of ‘dough’ for the owners!
Location: This plant only takes a very small room, as it can be planted in a cylindrical or square glass bottle. It makes a great addition to one’s office or home, and even for the kitchen area. However, it is popularly placed in the lounges.
4. The Chinese flowers for romance
These cute little Chinese flowers blossom in spring time, and are used mostly as decoration at this time of the year. These spring blossoms represent growth and optimism. And because they bloom in spring time, they symbolize the beginning of a new year, and new beginnings in general.
Having this plant at home invites goodwill and happiness among the immediate family. It also helps to create a romantic rapport between couples.
Location: This plant can be also placed in the living room, or even in the dining part of the house.
5. The peony is for true love
It is deservedly called ‘The King’ of flowers in the Chinese botanical kingdom! The peony is a beautiful flower with vivid colors, as the picture above shows. It represents the spring season as well as optimism. It is plush, attractive and delicate in nature, all at once.
Owing to these rare features, it is a symbol of feminism. It is red and yellow in color, and because the color red is associated with religious and divine rituals in India, it is a very auspicious flower.
Location: People who long to find their true love should plant peonies in the southwest direction in their garden, or decorate the southwest region of their home with peonies. It does help to attract meaningful relationships!
6. The lotus is for enlightenment
The lotus is a stunning and propitious flower in both the Chinese and the Indian culture. Revered as one of the most delicate Feng Shui plants, the lotus stands out for exclusiveness, morality, strength and purity.
Location: It can give maximum impact if placed at the entrance of the house. It is also good if placed inside the house. The lotus is associated with Maa Lakshmi as well as Lord Buddha. It is believed that where the lotus is abundantly present, it will help attract enlightenment and wealth.
7. The chrysanthemum is for optimistic attitude!
This radiant yellow flower is a welcome Feng Shui flower. It is very popular among home gardeners and experts on Feng Shui. It is held in high regard in the Japanese as well the Chinese culture. The beautiful yellow radiates brightness, happiness, and optimism. Hence, the flower stands as a mark for all these 3 qualities.
Location: The chrysanthemum is best placed in the sitting room of the house, but it should be avoided in the bedroom! It is easy to keep, and grows very well with just a little care.
8. The plum blossoms stands for purity
Since it is fragrant and pristine-looking, it’s a symbol of purity – what else does one need in a plant?
Feng Shui experts are right in putting this plant on the list of must-haves to invite harmony and wealth in the home. This plant helps to promote positivity and a positive life-force in the environment.
Location: The plum tree blossoms are best placed in the northeast or northern side of the abode. If one wants to plant it in the garden, it can be planted literally anywhere!
9. The narcissus is indispensable for positivity
Expectedly, the narcissus is an important plant in the Feng Shui tradition. It symbolizes people’s love for their inner-self, so it is inevitable for their good self-esteem! Another reason is that the plant itself is very beautiful to look at and it is very easy to grow
But, when picking the narcissus, one needs to be careful to avoid the dwarf variety of this flower. This is because they do not promote positive chi as they are very small in size.
Location: They are best placed in the north or north-eastern area of the house.
10. Bring in the lily for meditation
The lily is also very delicate and fragrant in nature, so it is one of the most beautiful Feng Shui plants available. It is an icon ofhappiness and harmony in its owners. It helps to spread calmness in the atmosphere, and helps people stay cool and collected for obvious reasons.
Location: With regard to its sophisticated nature, it is best placed in the living room, or bedroom, or in a place where people practice meditation and take time to devote it to themselves alone.