Having plants and fresh florals in the home is a sure way to spruce things up, boost your mood, and improve your air quality. These are all reasons enough to have them in your home, but why not choose plants and florals which are known for attracting good fortune, wealth, and love, too? The below list of plants and flowers, put together by the experts here at Adrian Durban, the best florist in Cincinnati, seven luckiest plants and flowers to bring into your home along with some additional good luck objects.
Plants that Bring Good Luck
Across the globe, bamboo is regarded as an amazing good luck charm that brings peace and good luck, prosperity, and productivity. The number of stalks also gives it different meanings, just avoid a plant with four stalks as that’s considered bad luck.
Known to attract wealth, the Pachira Aquatica (Money Tree), has lush, glossy green leaves and a braided trunk that is believed to catch good luck in its folds. The five leaves commonly found at the end of each stalk symbolize five elements of balance: water, earth, fire, wind, and metal. A stalk with seven leaves is quite rare and known to be immense lucky for the owner.
According to Feng Shui, plants with round leaves bring good luck and fortune. The jade plant has round, thick, lush leaves since it’s a succulent and therefore attracts prosperity and success. A popular gift for new business owners, it also is well suited to the home.
Flowers that Bring Good Luck
Beautiful and lush, hydrangeas produce a bountiful number of flowers which is why they are known to represent prosperity and abundance. They also have other meanings based on their colors such as gratitude, understanding, and heartfelt emotions.
A popular flower due to its large, delicate blooms, peonies represent riches, luck, and prosperity. This beautiful flower is also associated with femininity, charm, and peace. Red peonies, in particular, are known to symbolize good luck and good fortune.
Treasured all over the world, these fortuitous blooms represent good luck and longevity. Gold mums represent prosperity and wealth. Plant them in your garden or place a large pot of them in your home to take advantage of the good cheer and good fortune they bring.
Objects that Bring Good Luck
Elephants are considered symbols of good luck in many cultures as well as representing wisdom, loyalty, and strength. It’s easy to incorporate an elephant object into your home as a small figurine, sculpture, or decorative wall hanging. Just make sure the elephant has its trunk up to attract good luck.
Known since ancient times to ward off evil spirits, a horse show is typically hung above the entrance of a home or establishment to bring good luck to all who pass under it.
The goldfish is revered by many cultures across the globe since it is considered to bring wisdom, peace, power, longevity, and wealth. The goldfish is typically kept in a bowl inside the home or a pond outside. Decorative fake goldfish work just as well.
If you need to enhance your good luck this year, pick up one of the above good luck items or a beautiful bouquet of lucky flowers such as our gorgeous Jolie bouquet which has abundant hydrangea along with other fabulous florals.