Lucky Plants And Flowers for Chinese New Year 2022

The most important and full of traditions day from the Chinese calendar is the Chinese New Year 2022 which is celebrated between the 1st and 15th of February. During this period, a lot of attractive traditions and customs are being practiced, some more interesting than others.

In 2022, the beginning of the Chinese Water Tiger Year begins with New Year’s Eve, the most special and full of traditions, customs and rites Chinese New Year celebration. One of these customs is to place certain plants or flowers in the house. It is recommended to use plants in your office, too. According to feng shui, these plants bring luck, happiness, health and wealth.


It brings happiness and luck to houses on Chinese New Year’s Eve, but it can also be kept the rest of the year as a decorative element in your home.

Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)

It represents the symbol of prosperity and luck in Chinese tradition. It is a tree of small dimensions – which reaches maturity at 2-8 m and it is perfect to be kept in the house or garden all year round.

Sweet Orange Tree (Citrus sinensis)

It is one of the favorite trees during this festive season. It attracts the well-being and health of those who have it in their garden.

Chinese Rose (Hibiscus Rosa-Sinensis)

It represents in the popular tradition the symbol of love and understanding.

The Money Tree (Pachira spp.)

Due to the shape of the leaf, which looks similar to an open palm, Pachira is considered a luck-bringing plant.


It represents beauty and love, refinement, unity, and fertility. Thus, orchids are among the favorite flowers during New Year because they bring luck, vitality, and longevity.

Kumquat Tree

It is a great idea to keep a kumquat tree in your house because it is a symbol of prosperity and well-being.

Crassula or Jade Tree

It’s the plant that is frequently used in the Feng Shui technique. It is said that this plant attracts money into the house of those who take care of it and it helps them get rich.

Flamingo Flower

It symbolizes hospitality and elegance. It is an exotic flower that is extremely resistant and which amazes through its personality and originality. In the international language of flowers, anthurium bouquets signify hospitality, but also happiness and abundance.


It is one of the most known and loved plants and it can be used in dishes during Chinese New Year as well. It is said that those who keep a thread of basil in their wallet will benefit from luck when it comes to money, and if you plant basil outside around the house, the forces of evil will not come near.

It is good to offer a pot of basil as a new home gift. It is believed that the plant will protect the person and it will attract luck and wealth to the house. Abundant and easy to cultivate, a pot of green basil will surely bring happiness into the house.


It is a herbaceous plant, of Mediterranean origin, from the mint family, with needle-shaped leaves and blue flowers. It grows in gardens, as a decorative plant, but it can be cultivated in a pot as well, in your house. It is said that it brings peace and abundance.

Also, plants that bring luck are some flowers that we can keep in vases due to their beauty or the smell they emit. This category includes peony, yellow chrysanthemums, bat, white magnolia, or daffodils.

In conclusion, out of the desire to protect your home and garden from evil and negative energies, we recommend that you keep plants that bring luck in the house, not only on Chinese New Year’s Eve, but also for the rest of the year.

Besides the feng-shui function, these plants are also very attractive, so you can keep them at home even if you don’t believe in the myth of luck.