Indoor flowering house plants

flowers of the month

 

JANUARY - Carnation, Snowdrop

FEBRUARY - Violet, Primrose

MARCH - Daffodil

APRIL - Daisy, Sweet Pea

MAY - Lilly of the Valley, Hawthorne

JUNE - Rose

JULY - Larkspur

AUGUST - Poppy, Gladiolus

SEPTEMBER - Aster, Morning Glory

OCTOBER - Calendula

NOVEMBER - Chrysanthemum

DECEMBER - Holly, Narcissus

 

types of flowering houseplants

 

 



Indoor Flowering House Plants Growing Guide

Image Plant Name Botanical Name Light Watering Description
x AFRICAN VIOLET Saintpaulia ionantha Bright filtered light Allow soil to dry out before watering Many varieties available in many colours; single or double flowers
x AZALEA Rhododendron spp. Bright filtered light Keep soil moist Many varieties of woody plants with a large selection of flower shapes & colours; winter & spring flowers
x BEGONIA Begonia spp. Bright indirect sunlight Allow soil to dry somewhat before watering Many colours of flowers on long stems, with various colours of attractive foliage
x BIRD OF PARADISE Strelitzia reginae Bright direct light Allow soil to dry before watering Large leaves on long stalks; large, colourful, orange and blue flowers, in spring
x BOUGAINVILLEA Bougainvillea buttiana Direct light Allow soil to dry out before watering Climbing plant with woody stems, tiny flowers are surrounded by colorful, papery bracts
x CINERARIA Senecio cruentus hybrids Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Many forms of daisy-like flowers with a large choice of colours; winter blooming
x CYCLAMEN Cyclamen persicum Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Many varieties of graceful flowers in a variety of forms and colours; winter blooming
x FLAME OF THE WOODS Ixora coccinea Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Flaming red tubular flowers above glossy oval leaves, summer flowers
x FLOWERING MAPLE Abutilon hybrids Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Papery, lantern-shaped flowers available in various colours; maple-like leaves
x GARDENIA Gardenia jasminoides Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Glossy green leaves and sweet scented white flowers; semi-double or double flowers
x GERBERA DAISY Gerbera jamesonii Bright indirect light Allow soil to dry out before watering Large multipetaled flowers, on long stems, in a wide variety of colours
x GLOXINIA Sinningia speciosa Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Long stemmed, velvety foliage with various bell-shaped flowers in several colours
x HIBISCUS Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Bright direct light Keep soil moist Large funnel-shaped flowers, available in many colours, in spring and summer
x HYDRANGEA Hydrangea macrophylla Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Clusters of brightly coloured pink, white or blue flowers
x JASMINE Jasmine spp. Bright direct light Allow soil to dry out before watering Small leaves and fragrant white flowers; trailing growth habit, can be trained as climber
x KALANCHOE Kalanchoe blossfeldiana Bright direct light Allow soil to dry out before watering Clusters of long-lasting orange, pink or red flowers; succulent plant with fleshy leaves
x LILY-CALLA Zantedeschia aethiopica Bright filtered light Keep soil moist Large arrow-shaped leaves; trumpet shaped white flowers appear in spring and fall
x LILY-HYBRIDS Lilium hybrids Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Trumpet-shaped flower appears in spring or summer; can re-plant outside after bloom period, will bloom following year
x MUM-POT Chrysanthemum morifolium Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Various colours of long blooming daisy-like flowers; available in several flower forms
x ORCHIDS orchid spp. Bright filtered light Allow potting medium to dry out before watering Long graceful stems, single flowers, or flower cluster, or many small flowers along the stem
x PERSIAN VIOLET Exacum affine Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Purple fragrant flowers; delicate plant, avoid drafts
x POINSETTIA Euphorbia pulcherrima Indirect light Allow soil to dry out before watering Compact shrub with bright green leaves; colourful floral bracts in pink, red, or white
x PRIMROSE Primula species Bright indirect light Keep soil moist Several varieties with clusters of bright, flowers in various colours, in early spring
x PRIMROSE-CAPE Streptocarpus spp. Bright filtered light Allow soil to dry out between waterings Almost continuous purple, pink or white trumpet-shaped flowers; long lived flowers
x ROSE-MINIATURE Rosa chinensis Bright direct light Keep soil moist Many colours of this miniature single or double flower


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