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The Most Popular Houseplant in Every State: A 2022 Trend Report

You love your plant babies – but does your state share your sentiments? Find out here in our 2022 Most Popular Houseplants by State trend report.

Cactus

Arizona & New Mexico

If we had to guess the two states that preferred cactus over any other houseplant, we would have guessed Arizona and New Mexico. The Grand Canyon State and the Land of Enchantment turned up predictably and stylishly – and we’re here for it.

The Cactus States Data

Venus Fly Trap

Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Oregon & South Dakota

All over the map, the Venus fly trap is the number-one intrigue of five states, three of which sit densely together in northern territory. Perhaps something’s in the air in Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota causing the people to nurture the most carnivorous of the houseplants. (Should we be worried?)

The Venus Fly Trap States Data

Monstera

District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Virginia & West Virginia

The third most popular houseplant in the States, the monstera plant lives on in 10 states. With large, tropical leaves, this plant brings beachy essence – so it’s no wonder all the states that prefer it line the coast.
The Monstera States Data

Orchid

Florida & Hawaii

Florida and Hawaii will have you know that orchids are the best houseplants! For two states that are famous for their vacation destinations, a preference for this floral plant proves that aesthetics don’t stop once you come home.

Devil's Ivy

Alaska, Nevada & Wyoming

Three states that have seemingly little in common come together to form the best kind of alliance: the houseplant alliance! If the residents of Alaska, Nevada and Wyoming are at all reflective of their houseplant choice, then it’s safe to say these are a laidback and easy-to-care-for people!
The Devil's Ivy States Data

Snake Plant

Montana & New York

If the Northwest and Northeast have anything in common, it’s the snake plant – according to Google, at least! While in high demand in Montana and New York, that’s where the popularity ends, making this houseplant the least popular of this list.

Fern

Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Washington & Wisconsin

The U.S. is having a fern moment: fern takes the award for most popular of all the houseplants!
The Fern States Data

Fiddle Leaf Fig

Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Fern beats out the fiddle leaf, but it was a close race. The most popular houseplant in 15 states, the fiddle leaf fig accounts for nearly a third of the nation.

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