5 Best Modern Home Plants for Cozy Living

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So, you have decided you want your home to give out that modern, urban vibe? Maybe you haven’t given it much thought, but the choice of your house plant can help you in achieving that look!

Indoor plants are becoming a trend in modern homes that gives that tropical, oasis look. Every modern household needs a few green friends to create that boho atmosphere -natural, yet warm and cozy.

Admit it, entering into a modern home without plants seemed to lack signature. So, without further ado, check these 5 modern plants you can bring and grow at home.

5 Best Modern Home Plants

Fiddle Leaf Fig ( Ficus lyrata )

fiddle leaf fig

Ficus lyrata is a popular indoor tree that provides a big impact on an empty space. The fact that it’s a tree, you don’t need a large piece of furniture to fill an empty corner or monotonous section in your home.

This tree appreciates bright light. A sunny window would be an ideal place for this tree to sit. You can also invest in a humidifier to increase the humidity at home for a happy tree plant.

Monstera Deliciosa 

monstera deliciosa

The monster of all monstera plants. This is a climbing plant with beautiful, large green foliage with fenestration. This is a popular houseplant in any modern household as it turns any room into a modern, jungle-look vibe.

This plant appreciates a well-draining mix and bright, indirect light. Do not place this plant near a sunny window without a curtain for it will burn its foliage. Monstera deliciosa can tolerate low light settings but make sure to expose them to a bright, indirect light every once in a while.

Snake Plants ( Dracaena trifasciata )

snake plant

Snake plants are a classic that never runs out of style. They are always present in any contemporary to modern interiors. They’re extremely easy to care for, thrive with neglect and don’t need much watering.

Snake plants are succulent plants that have the capability to store water in their stems and leaves. Which is perfect for busy modern players with a hectic schedule. They’re drought-tolerant plants that can tolerate medium to low light settings. A hard-to-kill plant indeed.

To make your snake plant happy, use a well-draining potting mix, expose them to bright, indirect light ( Although they can tolerate full sun too ) and water only when the soil is completely dry.

Rubber Tree Plant  ( Ficus elastic )

rubber tree plant

Another plant tree that will transform your monotonous space into an urban, indoor jungle feels. If your house has a high ceiling with glass windows all over, ficus lyrata and rubber tree plants would be ideal as interior living decoration.

Rubber tree plants are not finicky in terms of special, indoor TLC. As long as you have a well-draining potting mix, adequate watering and situated in a bright, indirect light corner, it will surprise you with healthy growth.

Philodendron Vines

philodendron brasil

Vining philodendrons are becoming popular in any modern household. These plants are resilient, undemanding and easy to propagate ( stem cuttings ). Philodendron brasil, Philodendron micans, Philodendron brandtianum, and Philodendron cordatum ( heart-leaf philodendron ) are a few vining philodendrons that will bring your interior design to the next level.

These gorgeous plants thrive in bright indirect light as they’re native to the tropical rainforest of South America. Use a well-draining mix that will retain moisture ( they love that ) and increase humidity at home for these beauties love high humidity. 

philodendron brandtianum

Vining plants can also be used as fillers when you’re making a living wall or an indoor jungle oasis.

With those living curtains hanging from a ceiling or bookshelves, there’s nothing more scenic than a four-wall concrete.


When it comes to modern indoor house plants, there are a lot of different species to choose from based on your preference and vibes.

Besides, they aren’t hard to take care of! All you need to do is learn some ground rules and apply them. Having a green thumb will never be an issue for you with these gorgeous, yet easy plants to take home.

Now it is all up to you – chose the plant that left the greatest impression on you.

Whether you want to buy, sell or simply reach out to other plant enthusiasts, Plantly is the right place to be!

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