12 Lucky Plants You Should Consider Keeping At Home
Are you looking for plants that you feel are lucky to have on your property? Well, here are 12 such plants and trees that are considered lucky plants.
Good luck is what everyone needs in their lives and with a little extra fortune, we get the motivation to carry on and be more successful. According to legend and mythology, there are several objects and vessels believed to bring good luck and plants r trees are among them. SO if you want a touch of good luck here are 12 lucky plants you should consider keeping at home.
Nandina or heavenly bamboo is a southern favourite because of its bright red fruit and lovely pink and white flowers. In some states it is considered invasive although there are some good sterile cultivars available. Folklore says that the Nandina brings you good luck if you plant it in the front entrance of your home.
2 Rowan Tree
Sorbus or the Rowan tree features in several mythologies including Norse, Greek and Welsh. People would use parts of the tree to ward off evil and the tree would be planted in churchyards to protect the location.
The rose is all about love and passion and it is believed to bring healing and good luck. Different color roses represent emotions and sentiments. Red is all about love and passion while white is about purity and reverence, yellow roses symbolise happiness so remember this when you give someone a rose.
As one of the lucky plants and holy too, Sage is always is always used as a purifying agent that is said to protect against evil and keep it away. Many believe burning sage keeps away evil spirits. It also has a nice earthy smell to it. Sage is also used as an effective home remedy against bloating and other digestive problems.
5 Passion Flower
Passiflora also known as the passion vine was named after the passion of Jesus Christ. It has lovely intricate flowers that have five sepals and five petals that are believed to symbolise the ten apostles that remained loyal to Jesus. There is also a circle of thin rays above the petals that are believed to symbolize the crown of thorns.
As America’s national tree, the mighty oak and its influence on humans date back to ancient times. The oak is significant to several cultures around the world and was also considered a sacred symbol of the Greek God Zeus. In Norse mythology, the oak was considered a symbol of the mighty Thor, the god of thunder and people still consider it a symbol of strength. Everyone is advised to grow an oak in their backyard.
Among lucky plants, the concept of the lucky four leaf clover dates back hundreds of years where St Patrick used the three leaf clover as a symbol of the Holy Trinity when explaining the mystery to the people of Ireland. The shamrock is also considered a good luck charm that can also be kept as an indoor plant.
According to legend and folklore, the humble peony is considered to be a symbol of good luck and prosperity including romance and marriage. It was named after the Mythological Greek physician of the gods Paeon which is also what made the peony an ingredient used in many health remedies of the times.
Persimmon is also known by its botanical name Diospyros or fruit of the gods. It is considered good luck to grown one in your yard but ideally you should have a male and female because the female tree needs a pollinator too bear fruit.
Jasmine is one of the most famous lucky plants known the world over for its intoxicating fragrance which attracts humans and pollinators alike. It is also considered by many cultures as a symbol of love and money especially when grown within the house landscape.
11 Money Tree
Among lucky plants, there is a reason why it is known as the money tree or Pachira aquatic and it is considered one of the most famous and lucky plants to grow indoors. It can also be grown outdoors where it can reach upto 60 feet tall. The money tree is sold with braided trunks and they also look very appealing and make a nice addition to the décor of a home.
The yew among lucky pants is also referred to as a tree of immortality since some species live hundreds of years or even thousands. You may find yew trees growing in churchyards or cemeteries without care having existed for years. They are also regarded by some cultures as a good luck charm to protect against evil.