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Homeowners crown most popular houseplants, according to Instagram!

Figures over the last year have certainly proven our love and obsession for plants is here to stay. From Cactus to Swiss Cheese plants, it seems we not only love the way they look but, we are also becoming more familiar with the added benefits of greenery in our homes.

Whether you are green fingered or not, it seems our obsession is even more transparent on social media, with more than 6 million posts for #houseplants on Instagram.

Diving straight into the world of houseplants, Hometree.co.uk have trawled through thousands of hashtags to reveal 28 of the most photographed and popular houseplants around the world.

The 10 Most Instagrammable:

House PlantInstagram Hashtags
Rubber Tree313,862
Fiddle Leaf Fig307,196

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Cactus plant is the most Instagrammable addition to any home interior with 23,948,259 hashtags!

Known for its striking shape, size, and colours, it is the perfect accompaniment to your living space, whether it be perched on a windowsill, or displayed on your shelves. Not to mention cactus’s only need to be watered occasionally.

Following in second place is Hoya, with its distinctive waxy almond shaped foliage and scented flowers. With more than 2 million posts on Instagram, it seems it’s one of the most popular to display.

In third place is Monstera, also known as the Swiss Cheese Plant. This dark green, glossy holed leaved plant is a striking addition to the home and is tagged 1,653,211 times on Instagram.

The least Instagrammable:

Standing out among its genus is the Lemon Lime Dracena, with its neon green and yellow stiped leaves. With 1,311 hashtagged posts, it’s the least Insta-worthy on the list!

In the penultimate spot is the Moth Orchid, which make for excellent houseplants as they’re long lasting. However, these arch-liked flowers are tagged less than 5,000 times on Instagram.

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