When you search for the #plants on Instagram, you’ll be met with an array of accounts showcasing the very best of the plant world. In fact, you’ll be faced with just shy of 20 million results, suggesting that our obsession with plants is at an all-time high.
Whether you’re a green-fingered connoisseur or are new to the world of plants, you’ll find plenty of plant inspiration online. Here we have listed ten of the top home plant Instagram accounts, shaped or curated for the botanically inclined. You may even find that the plants you love can be purchased online from an array of florists, and with the same and next day delivery options, you might not have to wait long to have gorgeous blooms in your living room!
1. The Royal Horticultural Society
This is the ‘world’s foremost gardening charity’ and their Instagram account is one to be watched if you’re into all things green. They have created this account to spread their plant passion far and wide. If you’re keen to keep up with botanical-style events and wish to stay on top of the benefits of gardening, this is a great Instagram account to follow. As inspiration goes, this is a great place to start.
2. Succulent City
Fixated on succulents? Lots of us are, especially as they’re one of the most low-maintenance plants on the market and because of how they look – awesome! Expect imagery of cute cacti and superb succulents at Succulent City, many of which make incredible house plants.
3. The Jungalow
Created by the extremely talented LA designer @justinablakeney, this account boasts a constant stream of awesome inspiration on how to decorate your interiors with greenery. From kitchens and bathrooms to every other room in the house, you’ll find ideas to transform your interior spaces.
4. Alice Vincent
Journalist Alice Vincent curated the account @noughticulture and it’s clear she knows her stuff when it comes to shrubs, flowers, and trees. Follow her if you wish to pick up some very useful tips and tricks on how to create your very own urban garden. As well as her picture-perfect posts, there’s lots of advice to be found via watching her Instagram stories too.
If there’s a particular plant designed for Instagram, it is a succulent. This Instagram account is certainly proof of that. A quick scroll through the Succulove feed and you’ll be convinced to invest in one (or several) succulents for your home, office or garden.
6. Plants on pink
The clue is in the name of this home plant Instagram account. Owned by the Dutch artist Lotte Van Baalen, Plants on pink boasts an array of different types of greenery, all of which appear set against beautiful pink backdrops. Once you’ve viewed a few of her posts, you’ll be convinced that pink and green are the perfect matches.
7. The plant hunter
Fashioned with a great deal of love by the Aussie plant enthusiast Georgina Reid, this Instagram account is one to follow if you wish to learn more about exotic plants (especially those you have never heard of). It sits alongside the super popular online magazine, The Planthunter. Here you will find a great deal of inspiration and tips, all of which are guaranteed to help you create your very own green paradise.
8. Cactus Magazine
This wisely curated cactus feed features an artsy and quirky Instagram account that is certain to satisfy any lovers of cacti. From placing them in artsy containers to ensuring you position them in the correct environments and provide them with the necessary care, there are lots to learn about cacti, especially if you wish for them to thrive in your home environment.
9. Urban Jungle Blog
If you’re a fan of houseplant inspiration that is a little on the wild side, look no further than the Urban Jungle Blog. This green-tinged Instagram account is a great one to follow if you wish to view a variety of plant photography, all of which have been collected from different sources. If you want to feature yourself, simply use the hashtag #urbanjunglebloggers for a chance to be showcased on the Instagram page.
10. Seed to Stem
Take a look behind the scenes of this extremely cool and larger-than-life lifestyle and plant boutique Seed to Stem. Here you will find an assortment of brilliantly weird greenery, all of which is guaranteed to help you think outside of your plant box.
Whether you’re thinking of buying plants, gifting them or growing them, using Instagram as inspiration is a great idea and a platform that promises to offer great imagery, stories, videos, tips and tricks – all of which surround indoor plants. And if you opt for quick delivery options from an online florist, you’ll have your home looking like a green paradise in no time!