7 EASY CARE FLOWERING HOUSE PLANTS
BY AISWARYA KB
Flowering house plants add a layer of enjoyment, bringing colour, and may be even send into your decor. While they may seem fancy, some can survive with only basic attention. Try brightening up the home with these 7 flowering house plants that will thrive with minimal care.
1: AFRICAN VIOLET (SAINTPACILIA)
African violets are one of the most popular house plants for good reason. They’re favourite because they don’t require a dormant rest period so they can keep blooming year -round.
If you’re used to growing begonias outdoors, then you know that many varieties make excellent house plants, blooming almost continuously in good condition. To bloom well it will need a bright location, but don’t place it too close to a window or it could be harmed by the draft.
This quirky-looking plants are members of the pineapple family. Cheery and tropical, bromeliads do well in bright light situations. They don’t require a lot of water.
4: CHENILLE PLANT (ACALY PHAHISPIDA)
The chenille plant is a fast growing and a long bloomer it can be grown outdoors during the summer and brought indoors when the temperature cool in fall.
5: CHRISTMAS CACTUS (SCHLUMBERGERA X BUCKLEYI)
Christmas cactus seem to thrive on neglect. It doesn’t even need you to manipulate its light. Exposure to set buds for Christmas blooms. It’s especially long lived and propagates easily from cuttings.
6: CLIVIA (CLIVIA MINIATA)
This amaryllis relative is grown from a bulb and like its cousin needs to be pot bound to flower, so don’t plant it in a large container.
7:KALANCHOE (KALANCHOE BLOSSFELDIANA)
Like all succulents, kalanchoe doesn’t like to sit in wet soil. A downside to growing kalanchoe is that it is usually sold while in flower and outside of its native range, it can be very hard to get it to flower again.
Indoor flowers have the power to make you happy. So adding these flowers will make you happy.