Fragrant Flowering Plants Which Are Easy to Maintain
Not only are these plants easy to care for but they also make great gifts for someone you are truly fond of.
Peace Lily: These are hardy flowering plants that are mostly given as house-warming gifts. They thrive in bright light, and do well in areas that receive a lot of light. They need water only after the soil is completely dry, and need fertilization once a month.
Clivia: The clivia plants are grown from bulbs. They enter a dormant phase in November, and need to be kept in a cool, dark place. After the dormant phase, you will notice new stalks sprouting. The plant needs to be kept in sunlight around this time. You need to water and fertilize it regularly.
Oxalis: These plants are associated with St. Patrick's day, and commonly called Shamrocks. The flowers are often different shades of white, yellow, and pink. These are the easiest plants to take care of.
Orchids: The Moth Orchid that comes in white, yellow, or pink variety is one of the most attractive plants to keep in your house. These plants need bright, indirect light, and high humidity.
Geraniums:These plants are to be kept near a window that receives adequate sunlight. They need moist, not wet soil. You will find some cheerful blooms in winter.
Patience Plant: These plants bloom throughout the year and are low-light flowering plants. They need very little water and maintenance.
Christmas Cactus: This is one plant that will continue to thrive even if you hardly give any time for its care. They will survive for a long time, and do not even need manipulation of light for developing buds.
Begonias: Many people are under the impression that begonias are outdoor flowering plants. But there are many varieties that are easy to maintain. When placed indoors in good conditions, they will continue to bloom throughout the year.
Jasmine: These exotic plants entice your visual as well as sense of smell with its white flowers and intoxicating fragrance. You should opt for the 'Maid of New Orleans' variety as it one of the best indoor flowering house plant. The plant should receive enough sunlight and needs moist soil. The plant will continue to flower all year round.
Kalanchoe: These are very easy-to-grow plants. They bloom with clusters of small, upright flowers. They need bright light and sufficient water to grow.
Low-light Flowering Plants
You can easily distinguish low-light flowering plants from those who require bright lights by checking out some factors. A bright-light plant will have:
- Large and brightly colored leaves.
- Poor or absent blooms on flowering plants.
- Stunted or spindly growth
- Abnormally long space between leaves
- Lower leaves turning yellow and falling off
- Chinese Evergreen
- Snake Plant
- Cast iron plant
- Zebra Plant
- Christmas Cactus
- Peace Lily
There are many plants that bloom red flowers other than roses. The following list will cover some plants with highly attractive red blooms.
- Red Passion Flower
- Desert Cacti