Houseplants for Your Enneagram Type
TYPE ONE: The Reformer
Type Ones, known for their perfectionist tendencies, will benefit from caring for a rubber tree. Their thick, waxy leaves look pristine and require occasional dustings. In addition, they purify the air, meaning these plants are both attractive AND helpful.
TYPE TWO: The Helper
Type Twos usually spend their time caring for others, so they need a plant that will care for them in return. The gold dust croton requires frequent misting, making it the perfect plant for Twos to practice mindfulness.
TYPE THREE: The Achiever
Type Threes are textbook overachievers, so the striking calathea rattlesnake is a perfect match for them. They require a little extra attention, but when done correctly, their crinkly spotted leaves will make them stand out in a crowd.
TYPE FOUR: The Individualist
Artistic and unique Type Fours need a plant that matches their style, and there is none better than the bromeliad vriesa energy. The eye-catching coloring of these blooms will appeal to any Fours’ artsy side!
TYPE FIVE: The Investigator
The core desire of a Type Five is to be competent and dependable, and the black gold snake plant is just that. With its striking gold edges, it also appeals to those 5 wing 4s who want something a little bolder!
TYPE SIX: The Loyalist
Sixes love dependable, hearty plants. Look no further than the golden pothos, which grows strong and adds a cozy touch to any living space. Plus they purify the air!
TYPE SEVEN: The Enthusiast
Sevens are known for their enthusiasm – hence their nickname “The Enthusiast – so they need plants that can tolerate being left when a Seven goes jaunting off on a spur-of-the-moment trip. With little requirements for water, these plants are low maintenance and good for any Seven!
TYPE EIGHT: The Challenger
Type Eights like to be in charge – and the hypoestes combo ‘polka dot’ are the same way! Keep them misted and happy with regular watering to imitate their native home of Madacasgar!
TYPE NINE: The Peacemaker
Type Nines need a strong, sturdy plant that will encourage relaxation and promote well-being. The Money Tree, with its recognizable foliage and notoriety for being a plant that brings abundance, is perfect for a Nine looking to add to their collection.