What’s Your Plant Soulmate?

By: Jennifer Post

What’s Your Plant Soulmate?
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About This Quiz

Plants require a lot of care. but caring for plants does just as much for the plant as it does for the person caring for it. It teaches people responsibility and forces them to see outside themselves to keep something else alive. It's no easy task, especially if you work a full-time job, have kids or travel a lot. But for a lot of people, that plant is the only thing they have to come home to and they really look forward to taking care of it. Sound sad? It's not! Just because a certain plant might be someone's plant soulmate doesn't mean it's their only soulmate. They could be in a relationship with the love of their life, but still have that one plant that they love more than anything.

Do you know how many different types of plants are out there? If not, don't feel bad. There are tens of thousands of species of plants out there. How could one possibly know which one is their plant soulmate out of all those choices? Quizzes like this, of course! If you consider yourself a plant parent, take this quiz now to find out what your plant soulmate is!

Do you have a lot of time to devote to taking care of a plant?
Not at all
I can give it all the attention it needs.
I have enough time.
Some, but not a lot

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How many plants do you have in your home right now?
Four
Seven
Like 20
About 10

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Is there a limit on how many plants you want at one time?
The limit does not exist.
I have all I can handle.
I'll have as many as I can fit.
I max out at 10.

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Do you think plants make good gifts?
If you know the person really well
The best!
I don't think so.
For certain occasions

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Are your plants more indoor our outdoor?
Indoor for sure
A mix of both
I have more space outside.
They go back and forth.

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Have you ever bought a plant that really isn't ideal for where you live?
I wanted to see if I could make it work.
They don't even sell them if they won't live.
No, that would be mean to the plant.
Guilty

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Is it important that the plants you have in your home reflect your personality?
Yes! I love fun and quirky plants.
I just like ones that look pretty.
I want air purifying ones.
Yes, my plants are like my kids.

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How would you describe your plant personality?
Funky
Pretty classic
I consider myself old fashioned.
Functional

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When it comes to plant variety, do you like flowering plants over just foliage?
I love both.
I lean more toward flowering.
Foliage for sure
I want both on the same plant.

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What kind of home do you live in?
Apartment
A regular house!
A split-level
A townhouse

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How do you keep track of everything you have to do in your day?
Write it down in my planner
Mark it on my phone
I just remember it.
I wing it.

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Which flower would you most like to receive on Valentine's Day?
Daisies
Tulips
Roses
Baby's breath

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Do you think you could handle an herb and vegetable garden?
Probably not
I definitely can!
I'm not sure, but I'd love to try.
I've had success before.

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What plant-heavy place would you like to visit the most?
A fairy garden
An enchanted forest
A tropical rainforest
Monet's garden

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Have you ever eaten a flower before?
Only ones that are meant to be eaten
On accident
That sounds gross.
Some are really good!

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What style would you say your home decor is?
Minimal
Clean and bright
Kind of all over the place
Parisian

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Is there a room in your home you want plants in more than another?
My bedroom
The living room
Kitchen
Everywhere!

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Which plant lover do you look up to?
Joanna Gaines
Jenna Marbles
The Queen
My mom

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Do you have a space that doesn't get a lot of light but you still want plants in?
There's no windows in my kitchen.
Yeah, but I don't know where to start.
I try to get plants that don't need direct sun.
I get good light all around.

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When did you really start getting into plants?
Just this year
I've always been into them.
The last few years
I'm a total newbie.

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If you could grow fruit in your area, which one would you grow?
Lemons
Avocados
Strawberries
Apples

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Do you cook with fresh herbs a lot?
Dried have more flavor
As often as I can
I should really do that more.
Only certain things

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What's your main reason for wanting plants in your home?
They're nice to look at.
I like taking care of things.
For fresher air
To have something to do

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When buying new plants, where do you buy them from?
A home improvement store
A local nursery
Wherever has the best quality
The grocery store

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Does having plants makes you feel like you're doing anything for the environment?
Totally!
I'm not sure what, but it does feel that way.
Maybe I'm creating more oxygen.
I'm not hurting it, that's for sure.

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Do you believe that talking to plants helps them grow big and strong?
It's scientifically proven.
I can't see how it would hurt.
It feels silly.
No, but I do it anyway.

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Is having non-toxic plants for kids and pets something you have to worry about?
Not right now
Yes to both.
I only have dogs.
Soon!

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Are you the kind of person who gets really into something but then doesn't stick to it?
Certain things, yeah
Not usually
I do it all the time.
I make sure to do everything until it's done.

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What does your idea of a zen palace look like?
Bright white space with fun art on the wall
A cozy, shabby-chic room I can relax in
A bathroom with a soaker tub and sea glass tile
A balcony full of plants and wind chimes

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Do you like plants that grow big or ones that say low profile?
A mix of both is interesting
Not too big, but big enough to enjoy
I like plants with small leaves but a big presence.
Small plants so I can have more of them

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