5 Best Flowering House Plants

Flowering house plants are best for functional decorating. Their benefits go far beyond the aesthetic. They make beautiful decorations while improving the air quality and one’s well being.

Below are the best flowering house plants.

African VioletAfrican Violet – It grows dainty single or double flowers in different shades and combinations several times a year. It can be grown on wine glasses or even dinner plates thus, a good decoration on table tops and window sills. However, these plants need extra care as it is sensitive. They do better on a well-drained potting mix and leaves must not get contact with water to avoid damage.

Alata
Alata
– It is a winged-stem passion flower that bears edible passion fruit. Its leaves are oval and the flower is fragrant with red tepals and corana of white and purple that look like stripes. It is mostly cultivated indoor but can also be planted outside on a garden with a temperature that does not drop below 41 degrees Fahrenheit.

Bromeliad
Bromeliad
– It has beautiful colorful bracts with unusual and stunning foliage in different shapes and forms that is available in astonishing array of colors; red, purple, green, yellow, orange, banded, spots, stripes or combinations. It is highly adaptable. It hates direct sunlight but prefer well-lit window sills.

Bergonia
Bergonia
– It is available in wide variety. It is grown indoor as house plant while in places with cold climate it can be planted outside. It has asymmetrical leaves and is available in many colors and sizes. It is one of the most popular house plants as it is easy to grow, undemanding and free flowering.

Ivy Geranium
Ivy Geranium
 – it has hardened ivy leaves and hanging stems thus, it is best on window boxes and hanging baskets. It can also be used as ground covers though to add color in the garden. Its flowers are of different colors; white, red, pink or burgundy. It can grow both under the full or partial sun. It needs soil that is well-drained. Some variety grows from seeds but mostly are grown from root cuttings.

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