5 Best Flower Indoor Plants

How beautiful is a sunny day, with bright blooming flowers in your garden. Flowers always add an extra layer of happiness in our lives. When you embellish your home with beautiful plants, you’re not just adding greenery, it interacts with your body, mind and home in ways that enhance the quality of life.Here is the list of some of the best indoor plants to mesmerize you :

  1. Streptocarpus streptocarpusThese five-petalled flowers are almost orchid-like in appearance, and hover or arch over the plant. They are easy to cultivate in a well lit area and relatively inexpensive.The flowers come in a variety of colours and the plant is easy to propagate.

2.  Lipstick Plant

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Unfortunately , this plant doesn’t give you make-up lipstick to cut down your grooming costs.It gets its name because the flower buds peek out of dark-colored tubes, looking like a miniature tube of women’s lipstick. Lipstick plant needs a medium to bright light spot to grow.Take care not to over-water it.

3.  Oxalis Triangularis

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This purple-colored triangular leaves plant is surely going to leave your guests in awe.The flowers and leaves fold themselves at night , and unfold themselves in the morning like a cluster of bright butterflies. They require bright or direct sunlight supplemented with a cool indoor temperature of around 15 degrees Celsius.

4. Christmas Cactus

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They bloom a long time indoors and are low-maintenance houseplants, which makes them popular. To get your Christmas cactus to bloom in time for the holidays, you’ll need to induce a period of darkness. They need six weeks or more of darkness for 12 hours each day.Once you see buds developing, you can move the cactus into a brighter room.

5. Rieger Begonia

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Rieger begonias  are called winter-flowering begonias, because they require cool temperatures and short days to bloom. After it starts blooming, a Rieger begonia will often continue to flower for up to six months, if the conditions are right.

Remember to take care of your plants like your own child.Provide them with adequate water and sunlight.Neither too much , nor too less.

Good luck with the new family members !!

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