Flowering Indoor Plants: Good Houseplants With Flowers For Low Light
Indoors are not just for summer. There are many reasons why you may want to grow some kind of plant indoors.
You might have a small space or your home is very cold. Whatever the reason, there are several types of indoor plants which you can choose from depending upon your needs and budget.
The most common type of indoor plants are those with flowers. These include roses, carnations, lilies, tulips and others.
They all require a little bit of water but they do well in low light conditions. Some of them need less watering than others so it depends upon how much care you want to give them. You can even grow herbs such as basil and oregano in your home if you wish to do so!
There are other types of indoor plants which do not have any flowers at all. These include houseplants like ferns, succulents and cacti.
All these kinds of plants will thrive in low light conditions. They are easy to maintain too because they don’t require much attention.
When you are choosing an indoor plant, it is best to choose one which has a small or shallow root system. These plants are perfect for growing inside environments because they won’t rip the grout off your floors or tiles.
You need to be careful though because some of them can still rip the paint off your walls if you let them grow too long!
You might also like to choose some of the most beautiful house plants for your home. There are many great choices out there so it shouldn’t be too much trouble finding one that you like.
When you choose an indoor plant, you are making a commitment to look after it for as long as it lives. This may seem like a lot of effort but the feeling you get when you see it thrive is definitely worth it.
House plants will provide you with a nice bit of company when you need it most. If you feel like socializing, you can talk to your plants or even play some music for them.
They don’t mind! In fact, they thrive on attention so interact with them on a regular basis. You may also want to take pictures or videos of your indoor plants and post them on social media. This will let your family and friends see how well they are doing.
Before you know it, your home will be filled with plants of every kind. This is the wonderful thing about indoor plants; there are so many choices available to you!
You may even want to take up plant breeding as a hobby of sorts. There are so many different types of seeds out there and all you need is some soil, water and sunlight to get started! If you want to take things a step further, you can even buy yourself some plant food or other types of soil to help your plants grow.
Whether you have an acre of land or just a window in your home, you can always find a place for a nice potted plant. They add so much life to any type of location because plants produce oxygen which is necessary for human life.
The next time you find yourself indoors with nothing much to do, try looking around for a plant you haven’t seen before. Who knows, maybe you will discover your life’s passion!
Sources & references used in this article:
Lighting Indoor Houseplants (2002) by DH Trinklein – Extension publications (MU), 2002 – mospace.umsystem.edu
Orchids as house plants by B Pleasant – 2005 – Storey Publishing
IPM Series: Houseplants by RT Northen – 1976 – books.google.com
Lighting indoor houseplants (2016) by BC Wolverton – 2020 – Spring
Growing indoor plants with success by G Clarke – 1997 – Readers Digest
… System of Vegetation… II. The Best Manner of Improving Flower-gardens Or Parterres… III. Of Improving Fruit-trees, Kitchen-gardens, and Green-house Plants by DL Clement, MK Malinoski – 2006 – drum.lib.umd.edu