Flowering Plants for Indoors

Flowering Plants for Indoors

Flowering plants radiate so much elegance and beauty. You can add this elegance to the house by growing some flowering plants.

Here are some of the flowering plants that can be grown indoors.

1. Kalanchoe

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe

The bright blooms of kalanchoe can add subtle beauty indoors. Choose any colored kalanchoe that suits your indoors. Keep this plant on a windowsill facing the south or southwest direction.

2. Chrysanthemums

Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums can make a gorgeous indoor flowering plant. They grow well in bright sunlight and require well-draining soil.


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3. Geranium

Botanical Name: Pelargonium spp.

Geraniums come in different varieties. The flowers have vibrant colors. They thrive well in bright light. They grow up to 3 feet tall and require less maintenance.

4. Begonias

Botanical Name: Begonia

You can use Begonias to brighten up your home during the cold season. They can bloom even when temperatures drop. Both wax begonias and angle-winged begonia can be grown indoors.

5. Adenium

Botanical Name: Adenium obesum

Grow this attractive succulent indoors during the cold months and let you enjoy the beauty of the blooms. The lovely miniature tree form of the plant and its rose-like flowers add beauty wherever they grow.

6. Moth Orchid

Botanical Name: Phalaenopsis

Grow moth orchids indoors for their lovely blooms during the cold months. These orchids require 4-5 hours of indirect sunlight. They look spectacular with their large pure white flowers.

 Moth Orchid

7. Peace Lily

Botanical Name: Spathiphyllum

Peace lilies produce white flowers, which look great with tall lush green leaves. It is a hardy plant, therefore, requires less maintenance.

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8. Ixora

Botanical Name:Ixora coccinea

Keep these plants in a warm, bright place. The big blooms come in various colors like orange, red and yellow, which can add brightness to the indoors.


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9. Anthurium

Botanical Name: Anthurium

Anthuriums can bloom in winter, too, if 5-6 hours of sunlight is available. Their glossy leaves and flowers add a sparkling hue to your indoors. Long-lasting flowers of anthurium are an added advantage.

10. Crown of Thorns

Botanical Name: Euphorbia milii

As long as you're not bothered by its thorns, add this plant to your indoor garden for flowers in winter. Pretty little flowers bloom in clusters adding colors to indoors. Keep it out of reach of children and animals, as sharp spines could injure them.

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Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.