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Houseplants that Flourish in the Bathroom

Many bathrooms have low light and high humidity.  Here are five plants that do well in those conditions. Just another way to bring some more green into your personal space.

  • Airoids, such as the easy-to-grow, trailing heart-shaped pothos.  Its cousin, the Alocasis “Tiny Dancers” has cupped teardrop-shaped leaves on top of foot-tall stems which fan out, often creating a tiered effect.
  • Ferns do well in the bathroom. After all, they live by waterfalls and rivers and streams.
  • Enjoy the tentacles of the Tillandsia.  Because their leaves absorb water, air plants require no soil and love a steamy bathroom.  
  • Hoyas have the distinction of being a tropical succulent.  Their thick leaves thrive in humidity, but want a bathroom with a big window.  Their stems are vine-like so a shelf or hanger displays them well.
  • Orchids, because they flourish in lower-than-ideal light and have water-absorbing leaves will also love the loo.
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About Emilie

A transplant from the Pacific Northwest, Emilie has first-hand knowledge of the ins-and-outs of first-time home ownership and remodeling. She has become involved in the local art community and all the diversity Southern California has to offer and more recently has expanded her knowledge to include New Mexico.

Emilie’s passion to be involved in her community led her to become a licensed Realtor and Broker.  She continues to educate herself on different aspects of real estate to support clients with a variety of needs.  She is certified as a Military Relocation Professional (MRP) to work with U.S. Service families and veterans to find affordable housing solutions.

Having worked for both a small boutique firm and a company with a global presence, in 2023 she formed Emilie Broughton Real Estate to work with buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants in California and New Mexico.

Splitting her time between the Land of Enchantment and the Golden State, Emilie focuses on Los Angeles County and the Greater Albuquerque metro area, helping her clients achieve their real estate goals in both Mountain and Pacific Time Zones.

Emilie represented her region as a California Real Estate State Director for three years.  She has served as President of the Pasadena Foothills Association of Realtors and is a multi-year recipient of the Five-Star Real Estate Professionals Award for the outstanding service she provides to her clients.

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