Grow At Least One of these Lucky Plants for Diwali | Best Diwali Plants

Last Updated: 19.10.2023
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The festive season is here and if you are planning to add a green specimen to your collection then Grow At Least One of these Plants for Diwali!


This festive season, Grow At Least One of these Plants for Diwali to invite a green touch to your home with luck. These plants are also a great choice for gifting!

Here are the best Indian plants that attract money

Grow At Least One of these Plants for Diwali

1. Laxmi Kamal


Botanical Name: Sempervivum calcareum

Laxmi kamal showcases a stunning rosette of fleshy, grey-green leaves with pointy maroon tips. The plant symbolizes life and reawakening and according to a verse in Bhagavad Gita, each human should perform their duties without any attachment, just like the leaves of the Lakshmi Kamal plant.

As the name suggests, this flower represents the Goddess Lakshmi, and growing it in houses brings prosperity and good fortune. It is one of the best plants you must grow this Diwali!

Learn how to grow Laxmi Kamal in India here

2. Brahma Kamal

Botanical Name: Saussurea obvallata

Brahma kamal unfurls once a year during the night between July and October. This spiritual flower is dear to Lord Vishnu and goddess Lakshmi. According to the holy scriptures, Lord Brahma was born on this huge white flower.

Some stories in Ramayana states that when Lakshmana was revived with Sanjeevni Booti, Gods showered the Brahma flower from the heavens that fell and took roots in the valley of flowers. It is offered at Badrinath and Kedarnath temples on a regular basis.

The flower unfurls only for a few hours and is said to bring good luck and prosperity. Luck favors the person who sees the Brahma kamal blooming, as it’s quite rare and auspicious.

Here’s everything you need to know about Brahma Kamal

3. Pothos


Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum

Pothos is quite famous in India and people grow them for attracting wealth and money. According to Feng Shui, pothos, with its lush foliage, induce positive vibes to the environment.

Also known as a money plant, it also makes for one of the best plants that you can gift this Diwali to your loved ones!

Check out our article on growing Pothos here

4. Lucky Bamboo

Botanical Name: Dracaena sanderiana

Lucky bamboo is a symbol of good fortune and prosperity in India. Growing it attracts peace, fortune, health, love, and luck. Locate the plant in the east for peace in the family or the southeast for wealth. This is a pretty low-maintenance plant and can thrive in both water and soil.

5. Baby Jade Plant


Botanical Name: Portulacaria afra

Baby Jade plant attracts wealth and good luck in the house. The plant stays stubby and has plumpy green leaves that get a crimson tint in the full sunlight. Grow it to invite fortune and success by placing it at the entrance of the house.

6. Holy Basil

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

Holy Basil in India needs no introduction. This sacred plant is there in almost every Indian household and offers a lot of benefits! Growing it in a tulasikot attracts positive vibes and luck to the house. The basil plant is very famous for its spiritual, therapeutic, and religious attributes, too.

Check out our article on Tulsi here

7. Poinsettia

Botanical Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima

If you want to add a festive vibe to your home then growing Poinsettia is one of the best choices. It displays a splash of colors with its leaves and bracts. Keeping it near Goddess Laxmi during the Puja ceremony will up the festive vibes for sure!

8. Water Lily and Lotus

Botanical Name: Nelumbo nucifera

The Lotus flower holds a lot of significance in Hinduism. According to the Hindu scriptures and Puranas, the lotus flower emerged from the navel of Lord Vishnu. Lord Brahma is also depicted as seated on the flower. Ma Saraswati and Lakshmi also seat on the Lotus.

Growing one in your garden in a small pond or container during Diwali will surely bring a lot of luck to the family.

Here’s all you need to know about growing Lotus

9. Hibiscus

Botanical Name: Hibiscus

In Hindusim, the flower is offered to Goddess Kali and Lord Ganesha. You can also grow it around the time of Diwali as the flower is a symbol of love and tranquility. It also comes in a lot of different colors and shades, which will bring a festive vibe to your home!

Have a look at the best types of Hibiscus here

10. Jade Plant

Botanical Name: Crassula ovata

According to Feng Shui, growing the Jade plant attracts money, and what could be a better time than Diwali to grow this plant! The fleshy green leaves of the plant also symbolize growth and renewal. It is also quite easy to maintain.

Here are the biggest advantages of growing Jade Plant

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