Best Flowering Houseplants
Do note that all the plants on this list would really appreciate it if you keep them near a window so that they get their exposure to direct sunlight for 3-4 hours daily.
Botanical Name: Begonia
Although begonias are considered outdoor plants, Wax Begonia, Rieger Begonia, and Angel-Wing Begonia are among the best and most popular flowering houseplants you can try.
Here are the best types of Begonias you can grow
Botanical Name: Bromeliaceae
Known for their colorful foliage and long-lasting flowers, bromeliads can beautify your interior. They thrive easily without much care in low-light conditions as well.
Check out our article on growing Bromeliads here
3. African Violet
Botanical Name: Saintpaulia
African violets are easy-to-care flowering plants that can be grown indoors for their beautiful flowers and foliage. Keep these plants in a spot where they can receive filtered sunlight.
Here’s all you need to know about growing African Violets
Botanical Name: Pelargonium
Growing geranium indoors is not as easy as other flowering houseplants on this list. It requires a south or west-facing windowsill that receives ample sun and moderate watering.
Check out our article on growing Geraniums here
Botanical Name: Euphorbι̇a pulcherrima
Growing poinsettias in your home can add a bright touch to your interior. Its multicolor bracts look more colorful than its flowers.
Here’s all you need to know about growing Poinsettias
6. Peace Lily
Botanical Name: Spathiphyllum
If you want to rear a low-care flowering houseplant, grow a peace lily! Peace lily‘s beautiful white bracts and tiny flowers flourish in low lighting conditions.
Check out our article on growing Peace Lily here
7. Lipstick Plant
Botanical Name: Aeschynanthus
Although not commonly grown as a houseplant, lipstick plants can be grown indoors. It requires a constantly warm temperature and humid surroundings to thrive.
Here is more on how to grow Lipstick Plant
8. Madagascar Jasmine
Botanical Name: Stephanotis floribunda
Growing this jasmine indoors is possible if you keep this fragrant vine in a bright spot that receives a few hours of direct sunlight.
Check out our article on the best types of Jasmines here
Botanical Name: Impatiens
Impatiens are beautiful shade-loving annuals, but in opᴛι̇ɱum conditions, you can grow them year-round as a houseplant. Place the pot in a spot that receives bright indirect sun all day.
Here’s all you need to know about growing Impatiens
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe
Kalanchoe is a tropical succulent, and it can be grown indoors. You can keep it near a window where it will receive a few good hours of sunlight to bloom.
Check out our article on growing Kalanchoe here
Botanical Name: Oxalis
This beautiful Purple Leaf Shamrock can adorn your house with showy purple foliage and white or pink flowers. Place it in a bright spot for abundant blooms.
Learn about growing Purple Shamrock here
12. Cape Primrose
Botanical Name: Streptocarpus
Keep the soil lightly moist and expose it to bright, indirect sun year-round for continuous blooms. You may also go for hybrid specimens with bigger flowers, longer blooming ᴛι̇ɱes, and more compact foliage.
13. Christmas Cactus
Botanical Name: Schlumbergera
Christmas cactus is the favorite houseplant of ɱaпy homeowners. The blooms create a lovely, warm atmosphere. The colorful flowers can quickly brighten up any interior.
Here’s all you need to know about making a Christmas Cactus bloom
14. Crown of Thorn
Botanical Name: Euphorbι̇a milii
The Crown of Thorns has become an exceptional houseplant due to its flowers and low maintenance. If you grow on a sunny window, it will thrive happily.
Check out our article on growing Crown of Thorns here
15. Black-Eyed Susan Vine
Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata
Depending on your climate, this annual or perennial flowering plant can add a dramatic appeal to an open room. Keep it near a big window, where it can get direct sunlight.
16. Purple Heart or Inch Plant (Wandering Dude)
Botanical Name: Tradescantia pallida
A cluster of purple, lance-shaped leaves makes the Inch plant an impressive houseplant. Keep it in a spot where it can receive a couple of hours of direct sun.
Botanical Name: Orchidaceae
Orchids are different from other houseplants, so planting an orchid in regular potting soil is actually one of the best ways to kill it. Keep the plant in dappled light.
Learn the top Orchid flowering secrets here
Botanical Name: Hydrangea
Hydrangeas could be a great addition to your home when the bright-colored foliage plant flowers naturally. Ensure the soil is evenly moist and place them in direct sunlight.
Learn about growing Hydrangea from cuttings here
Botanical Name: Cyclamen
With blooms in shades of red, pink, lilac, or white, the heart-shaped leaves look absolutely stunning. Put them under plenty of bright sunlight and keep them slightly moist.
Find out the best Cyclamen varieties here
20. Hoya Carnosa
Botanical Name: Hoya
These stunning houseplants can thrive well in a varied range of climates and also light conditions. The little buds are in the shape of stars and have a waxy texture.
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21. Flowering Maple
Botanical Name: Abutilon x hybridum
Flowering Maple grows paper-like blooms in shades of orange, pink, yellow, or red. Keep it at a location where it gets plenty of bright and indirect light.
22. Brazilian Fireworks
Botanical Name: Porphyrocoma pohliana ‘Maracas
Brazilian Fireworks is another favorite flowering houseplant because it looks gorgeous even after it has done blooming with the silver markings on green leaves.
Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum
Anthuriums offer long-lasting heart-shaped blooms in lavender, white, pink, or red. Even when it is not blooming, the glossy green, heart-shaped leaves look striking on their own.
Look at the most exotic Anthuriums here
Botanical Name: Sinningia speciosa
Gloxinia usually blooms in early spring and late winter and looks spectacular with huge flowers in the shape of an eye-catching bell shape.
Botanical Name: Clivia miniata
Grow Kaffir Lily or Clivia as a flowering houseplant with pretty blooms that open up in winter. Remember to put them in a location that is lit all day with bright sunlight.
26. Silver Vase Plant
Botanical Name: Aechmea fasciata
With gray-green, stiff leaves, this pineapple cousin sends up a huge cluster of pink bracts that produce short-lived purple blooms.
27. Bird of Paradise
Botanical Name: Strelitzia
If you want a large houseplant that grows exotic blooms, this is the one to grow! Keep it near a well-lit window, and it will add a lot of charm with its flower and foliage combo!