The ideal match; pairing you with your perfect plant according to your zodiac sign.
Aries: March 21 - April 19
Aries star sign; you’re cheerful, optimistic and ready for a challenge. Your willing nature helps you to thrive as a plant parent. Although you might have started your plant journey with the humble Sammy the snake plant or Maya the parlour palm, there’s no doubt you’re ready to take on a plant with flair. That’s why your perfect match is Fiona the fiddle leaf fig. The fiddle leaf fig also comes as a peat free option if saving the environment is your thing.
Top tip: Make sure the fiddle leaf fig is kept on the drier side. You might expect to lose some lower leaves if she has been overwatered.
She prefers a brighter light and should be placed about a meter away from a south, east or west facing window. The fiddle leaf fig won’t fuss over her humidity levels so there’s no need to place her in a bathroom or by a humidifier.
Taurus: April 20 - May 20
Gemini: May 21 - June 20
Gemini star sign; The life of the party. You’re outgoing, sociable and passionate. Your plant babies bring you so much joy and you’re always on the lookout for a new plant. Your loveable and fun personality means you need a colourful plant that has almost as much personality as you! Your perfect match is Bonnie the spider plant! She’s a low maintenance plant which suits you perfectly. Sometimes you can be quite forgetful and due to your busy lifestyle the plants get a bit neglected.
Top tip: The spider plant might develop brown tips if watered with tap water. Always make sure filtered or rain water is used.
Bonnie the spider plant is a happy-go-lucky plant who will be happy in most lighting conditions and will produce plenty of babies in the spring and summer months.
Cancer: June 21 - July 22
Cancer star sign; you’re loyal, caring and protective. Your houseplants mean a lot to you and you would get very upset if something were to happen to them. Keeping your houseplants alive is one of your top priorities which is why being paired with a hardy, hard-to-kill plant is the ideal solution to keeping you happy. Your perfect match is Drake the dracaena gold coast.
Top tip: The dracaena gold coast can be sensitive to direct sunlight. His leaves will turn yellow and fade in colour if placed in a sunny room.
The dracaena gold coast will be happy in almost any spot in the home. He’s low maintenance and happy to go with the flow provided there’s no direct sunlight.
Leo: July 23 - August 22
Leo star sign; You’re bold, ambitious and full of personality. You have high expectations for your plant jungle and want your plants looking perfect at all times. If you feel up to it, we’re about to present you with a challenge. Leo’s - We are pairing you with Zara the Alocasia Zebrina. She’s bold, striking and was born to stand out, just like you!
Top tip: The Alocasia Zebrina needs regular watering and should never be left to dry out especially if placed in a well lit room.
The Alocasia Zebrina is a perfect example of how incredible nature can be! Place her about a metre away from a south, east or west facing window. Keep her humidity levels high by placing her near a humidifier. Find out how you can increase humidity here.
Virgo: August 23 - September 22
Virgo star sign; You’re kind, patient and hard working. However you do have a tendency to overthink things so you try to keep away from plants that might cause you stress or take up too much of your time. We have paired you with the adorable Lucy the chinese money plant. She’s a perfect beginner plant in the ideal compact size where she will fit on any shelf, bookcase or windowsill.
Top tip: She can tolerate almost any lighting conditions but prefers a bright room with plenty of humidity.
Lucy the chinese money plant is a Pointless Plants favourite. She’s very often given as a gift to loved ones or popped on an office desk to cheer up a tedious work day. She’s a hardy plant that will survive in most living or office conditions provided there is a little natural light.
Libra: September 23 – October 22
Libra star sign: You’re cool, calm and collected, but only if your environment has matched it’s ying with it’s yang! Craving balance, libras replace the Aries symbolism of ‘me’ with ‘we’.
You can count on Sammy the snake plant to create a harmonious vibe in your home wherever you place him. Sammy’s innate cleverness allows him to match your adaptable and dependable nature.
Top Tip: Sammy is traditionally sold as a ‘shade loving plant’ when in fact he loves indirect bright light. Don’t worry, he will thrive with any light you have to offer.
Sammy The Sansevieria Zeylanica is a low key beauty that is the ideal gift for someone who is just getting into this plant thing. She’s an unkillable plant provided you go easy on the watering and only give her a small drink when her soil has completely dried out.
Scorpio: October 23 – November 21
Scorpio star sign: You’re both loyal and determined. Often mistaken for a fire sign, the passionate power you possess under the scorpion skies places you perfectly with Monty The Monstera Plant. Requiring ‘little and often’ moisture top ups, your unwavering loyalty will make you the perfect plant parent and able to appreciate Monty’s impressive growing speed!
Top tip: Monty is an impressively fast growing plant. Find out how to make another Monty for free through propagation here.
Monty the Monstera is our muse when it comes to our branding and logo. Nothing says tropical houseplant quite like Monty. He’s an incredibly easy plant to care for and extremely rewarding in the spring and summer months when he unfurls new leaves like it’s no tomorrow.
Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21
Zoe The Zamioculcas Zamiifolia will be your perfect companion whether you’re at home, in the office or gallivanting the globe. Effortless like you, Zoe will sit content brightening up the shadier areas and leaving you free to roam.
Top Tip: Keep Zoe’s soil on the dry side. She can withstand many weeks and sometimes months of drought.
Zoe The Zamioculcas Zamiifolia is the definition of laid back. She’s a popular choice for offices, coffee shops and hairdressers where she may get forgotten about for weeks on end but will still continue to stay looking glossy, healthy and fresh.
Capricorn: December 22 – January 19
Capricorn star sign: Friends and family may describe you as ambitious and outgoing; you’re likely drawn to a little challenge. Represented by the sea, Capricorn's abilities can supersede both the material and spiritual realms. Though driven by nature, Capricorns realise that compassion is just as important as any other physical skill. The Bonsai Tree will transition you seamlessly to plant parenthood and see you pass with flying colours.
Top tip: The bonsai tree should be kept away from any doors or windows that could let in a cold draft. Any cold spells could send the Bonsai tree into shock which will result in some heartbreaking leaf loss.
The Ficus ginseng is a stylish plant with a unique look. Keep your Bonsai tree in a warm place with plenty of humidity. A steamy bathroom or near a humidifier will do the trick. The ficus ginseng loves bright light but should be placed at least a metre away from any window that lets in direct sunlight.
Aquarius: January 20 – February 18
Aquarius star sign: Known for their fiercely independent non-conformist attitude, Aquarians thrive when they can be their truest self. That’s why we’ve paired you with Foxy The Chinese Evergreen. Being low maintenance, you can watch Foxy do its thing and enjoy the bountiful blooms of flowers like the Peace Lily. Whilst freedom is important to those under the Aquarius star sign, they also flourish when able to flex their humanitarian side! Given as a traditionally Asian good luck symbol, Foxy encapsulates the gift of prosperity.
Top tip: You can go many weeks without watering Foxy and she’ll even tolerate a shadier or low lit room. If you notice her lower leaves turning yellow this is a sign that she is ready for a drink.
Foxy The Chinese Evergreen is a favourite amongst plant beginners and enthusiasts alike. Not only is she pleasing on the eyes but she won’t give you any plant trouble at all. She’s known for her hardy nature and stunning good looks.
Pisces: February 19 – March 20
Pisces star sign: Constantly drawn between fantasy and reality, Pisces embrace a daring creative flair. The impressive and easy-to-propagate Eddie the Golden Pothos will be a well-suited companion for those of this free-spirited nature.
Top tip: Let Eddie’s soil dry out in between watering and keep the humidity levels high to avoid any crispy tips on his foliage.
Eddie The Golden Pothos is the plant that every plant collector loves. He will easily charm you with his variegated colour and fast, vining foliage. Eddie is not one to make a fuss and can be just as happy in a bright conservatory or a dark hallway or study. Depending on your style, Eddie the pothos comes in two flavours; Eddie on a pole or Trailing Eddie.