8 Easy-Care Flowering Houseplants

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8 Easy-Care Flowering Houseplants:- Not only can the addition of flowering houseplants to your interior design impart color and possibly even aroma to the space, but it also adds an additional depth of pleasure to the whole experience. In spite of the fact that they could give the impression of being extravagant, there are some that are able to thrive with only the most fundamental of maintenance.

8 Easy-Care Flowering Houseplants 

These eight flowering houseplants demand very little maintenance and will flourish, so you might want to consider adding some brightness into the house with them. They are going to flourish.

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1. African Violet 

There is a specific reason why African violets are such a well-liked houseplant. They are favoured due to the fact that they do not need a period of dormancy prior to blooming, which enables them to bloom throughout the entire year. These little, leafy plants, despite the fact that they do not require a great deal of upkeep, are occasionally most successful when they are grown in a container that allows watering to come from the bottom.

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It is recommended that you water the plant from the top, avoiding the leaves, and that you allow the soil to dry in between waterings if you choose to use a regular pot that does not include a water reservoir. When exposed to cold water, the leaves of the African violet will develop spots, become brown, and eventually die.

 

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When the size of the plant shows that a larger pot is required, remove the wasted leaves from the bottom of the plant and only pot up the plant at appropriate intervals. In general, these bloomers will not require a pot that is larger than five or six inches in diameter when they reach maturity because they do not have substantial root systems.

Even while African violets are not particularly demanding plants, they can sometimes thrive for years before suddenly passing away without any prior notice.

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2. Begonias

If you are accustomed to cultivating begonias outside, then you are aware that many types are very suitable for use as houseplants because they bloom virtually continually when planted in favorable settings. In order for it to bloom well, it will require a light area; nevertheless, you should avoid positioning it too close to a window and risk it being damaged by the draft.

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There are certain varieties of Rex begonia that have finer leaves, and they do not even need to be in flower in order to be colorful. Additionally, in addition to Rex begonias, you should search for varieties with fibrous roots, such as wax-leafed, angel-wing, and hairy-leafed begonias.

 

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3. Bromeliad

These peculiar-looking plants belong to the pineapple family and have a peculiar appearance. Fortunately, the majority of them do not grow to be quite as big as pineapple trees. The colourful basal rosettes and brilliant flowers that bromeliads have are what set them apart from other plants. The plants are tropical, and many of the types are epiphytes, often known as air plants, which take in moisture from the air rather than from the plants that they host.

A bright light environment is ideal for the growth of bromeliads. The amount of water that they require is not particularly high; nonetheless, when they are watered properly, it is important to allow the water to catch between the leaves so that it can be absorbed gently.

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4. Chenille Plant 

Chenille and red-hot cattail are two names that are suitable options for describing this tropical plant. Few people are able to refrain from stroking the fluffy, red blossoms that resemble catkins. The Chenille plant is a plant that grows quickly and blooms for a long time. It is possible to cultivate chenille plants outside throughout the summer months and then bring them inside when the weather becomes cooler in the fall.

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During the winter, it will go into a semi-dormant state, so you should refrain from feeding it until there is fresh growth in the spring. During the growing season, it is possible to remove the tips of the stems in order to induce branching. High humidity is essential for the growth of the chenille plant. To ensure that it remains healthy while it is indoors, mist it.

 

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5. Christmas Cactus 

It appears that Christmas cactus thrives when it is neglected. When it comes to setting buds for Christmas blossoms, it does not even require you to do anything to modify its light exposure. Moreover, it has a particularly long lifespan and can be easily propagated from cuttings. An indentation can be found at the borders of the long segmented leaves.

Flowers with petals of varying lengths and a color palette ranging from pinks to reds are produced by the tips of the stem as the flowers develop. This family of plants includes several that produce flowers throughout the Easter season, in addition to those that bloom during the Christmas season.

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Placing a Christmas cactus close to a window is beneficial to its growth. If you allow the pads to come into contact with a window that is cold, the plant may be harmed by the cold. The Christmas cactus requirements include soil that drains well, but it also requires a high level of humidity.

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6. Clivia or Kaffir Lily 

This related of the amaryllis is grown from a bulb, and just like its cousin, it has to be pot bound in order to flower. When planting it, you should avoid planting it in a huge container. A period of dormancy is experienced by clivia, just like it is by amaryllis, prior to the emergence of a flower stalk. As it enters a dormant state in the late fall, it will require complete darkness during the night.

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It is possible to accomplish this by putting it in a cardboard box or a closet that is not being utilized. The stalk will begin to sprout at any time between the months of December and April, at which point the normal care can be resumed.

 

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7. Kalanchoe 

There are a lot of succulents that are easy to care for as houseplants, but the kalanchoe (kal-un-KOH-ee) in bloom is one of the most beautiful. The kalanchoe, like many succulents, does not thrive in soil that is too damp. From spring until October, the plant should be kept moist; however, throughout the winter, the amount of watering should be reduced to light, occasional applications.

The kalanchoe is a plant that is indigenous to the tropics, and although it is a beautiful plant when it is in bloom, it is difficult to get it to bloom again outside of its natural habitat.

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8. Peace Lily

It is a fantastic houseplant for those who are houseplant challenged or as a gift for someone who is moving into a new house because the peace lily requires very little maintenance. Additionally, it is able to tolerate occasional over- or under-watering and does not require a great deal of direct sunshine.

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White spathes or bracts that encircle the tiny flower clusters give the appearance of variegated leaves, which contrast with the glossy, dark green leaves that are found on the surface of the plant. The blooms have a faint aroma, but it is only noticeable when they are in close proximity to one another. Even the most shady of dwellings will be able to support its growth.

 

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