A List of 20 Indoor Flowering Plants

25 Apr

Indoor flowering plants bring enjoyment to our space. They add colors to our life. We feel fresh after seeing fresh flowers in the pots. Flowering plants or any plant can switch up the vibes of any space or home. They also purify the air by filtering out the bad smell. Even they can add a fragrant smell to your home if you have chosen scented or aromatic plants. 

If you are thinking about adding indoor flowering plants, just go for it. Indoor flowering plants are easy to maintain, but you have to consider few things before bringing them into your space. Like how is your indoor environment? If you have a humid place then do not buy those flowering plant that needs much sunlight. If your home doesn’t get much natural sunlight, you may consider investing in artificial fluorescent lighting, that specifically made for plants. 

When you find the perfect spot for your indoor flowering plants then remember the basic 3 things; humidity, sunlight and adequate water. Every flowering plant will have unique instructions to take care of them. So, remember about those instructions always to nurture them properly. 

As long as you start maintaining them, you will learn all the things to keep them healthy and growing. So, here is a list of 20 indoor flowering plants for you and they are easy to grow.  

A list of 20 indoor flowering plants;

1. African violet

African violet is an effortless plant and can easily fit into your bright corner. This is a small plant, that’ why you can put it anywhere in your space. It flowers well indoors but it needs a bright position of your space, not direct sunlight. 

Don’t do overwatering, provide good quality’s soil to help your African violets. African violets need a very well-draining potting mix. Hence, choose a mix that created for them or you can add peat moss or vermiculite to your potting mix. 

2. Geranium 

Your next indoor flowering plant could be a Geranium. It is super easy to care for, they also need well-draining potting soil and minimal watering. Geranium will flower well in a bright light position. Hence, place them in your bright corner. They are available in a variety of flower colors, also in scented-leaf varieties. 

To nurture your Geranium, keep them away from the cold because frosty conditions can damage their growth. 

3. Orchid

Orchid always comes on top in the variety of indoor flowering plants. This is an elegant addition to any space. But they need extra care and some extra effort of yours. Orchids come in many colors from white to purple. 

To nurture your orchids keep them in a clear container with a potting mix such as soil and bark. Use distilled or cooled tap water. Add a little amount of seaweed solution each time you mist. 

4. Kalanchoe

This is a thick-leaved plant that produces a cluster of tiny flowers. The best part of Kalanchoe’s is that they are low maintenance. This is the easiest plant to care for. Avoid overwatering, and you will get beautiful flowers for many months of the year. Only water them when you found the dry soil. 

Expert says that if you want to bloom more flowers in the Kalanchoe then deadheading the flowers that have already bloomed. Just cut off the flower stem below the flower. Then it will become a beautiful indoor flowering plant. 

5. Jasmine 

Jasmine is a scented flower plant, no flower smells as good as the Jasmine. If you are looking scented indoor flower plant, go with Jasmine. When Jasmine will grow in your space, it will work as a scent diffuser. It will fill your space with its fragrance. 

The care tip of jasmine is to place it in a bright spot of your home and water it regularly. You can miss watering occasionally. But if you want to nurture it beautifully then don’t avoid watering to Jasmine. 

6. Begonia

Begonia is another beautiful indoor plant. But it requires some extra attention of yours if you want them to keep flowering. If you want repeat flowers from Begonia then do some extra work for it. Do extra care with light schedule and water. 

They need indirect light, not direct sunlight. Give water to the flower below the leaves because wet leaves can promote fungus issues in Begonia. 

7. Anthurium or Laceleaf

Anthurium is a beautiful indoor flowering plant. It prefers a low-light place, this helps it great as an indoor plant. Anthurium plant needs a mist with some water regularly to keep the humidity level up for this. Do not keep it in direct sunlight but you can keep it in a bright space. 

Only need water when you notice the upper soil is dry. When you see that Anthurium’s leaves start to drop, then Anthurium needs water now. 

Anthurium can be poisonous hence, keep it out of reach from kids and pets. 

8. Peace lily

This is a great option for an indoor flowering plant. They can live with little care in the indoor spaces. It produces white flowers. Those are not flowers, but special leaves. They don’t need water unless the soil feels dry to the touch. 

9. Bromeliad

This indoor flowering plant bloom in many colors like purple, orange, green, and yellow. Keep Bromeliad don’t need direct light, keep them into a well-draining pot. Bromeliad plants are tolerant of drought conditions. 

10. Christmas Cactus

This indoor flowering plant also doesn’t need natural sunlight. They produce colorful flower but they don’t need a lot of water. They can survive in artificial light sources of your space. Keep them east-facing window or in that space that only gets a moderate amount of light. 


This indoor flowering plant blooms bright flowers. It’s ranging from yellow to pale orange to red colors. They do well at room temperature and are easy to grow inside. They nurture well in dry conditions and a lower amount of sunlight. 

12.Crown of Thorns

This indoor flowering plant doesn’t need your special attention. Just keep it in your place and forget about it. Only needs water when soil is dry, place it near a window where it gets a few hours of direct sunlight of a day. 


These indoor flowering plants related to the African violet. Gloxinia produces bell-shaped flowers in bright colors such as red, pink, and purple. Gloxinia grows well in indoor conditions but they need close attention towards the soil’s dampness and they need natural light to grow well. 

But remember one thing that direct sunlight can lead to premature ageing or leaf burn. 


This indoor flowering plant considered an invasive weed, in some places. Oxalis comes in a range of colors and easy to grow. As it doesn’t require too much maintenance. Keep it in the bright indirect light area of your space and water it weekly when you feel that soil is getting dry. 


This is a tropical plant that produces waxy leaves and vines. Hoya produces scented flowers; you can hang this plant in a basket or can provide support for them to grow up. The care tip for the Hoya, make sure it’s potted in well-draining soil because it’s sensitive to overwatering. 


These indoor flowering plants need a bright position, plenty of water, and plenty of food. This is a beautiful flower plant and requires maintenance. Its leaves tend to go yellow regularly, to prevent it Epsom salt to solve this problem. Just mix the salt with water, and sprinkle it around the plant. 


This plant appears during the holiday season, but it can be grown all year long. Keep your Poinsettia on a bright sunny window as it wants direct sunlight. Plant this in well-draining soil and water it only the soil feels dry to the touch. 


Hibiscus plant needs a bright and sunny area to grow well. If you don’t have enough access to natural light inside your space then invest in fluorescent lights that will help in the growth of the plant. You can leave it outside during the warmer months and can keep it indoors during the winters. 


Lavender is also coming on the list of the best indoor flowering plants. This is a great aromatic plant. It can bloom purple flowers and this is very simple to grow indoors. It should be potted in fast-draining soil and don’t overwater it. But Lavender needs much sunlight to grow well. 


This is a great indoor flowering plant. You can grow its bulb straight in the water. Keep it in a cool place but require a bright location. But they don’t need direct light and never wet the part of its bulb above the soil. Watering it frequently but below the soil. 

This is a list of indoor flowering plants. You can plant them inside your space with little effort and patience. Many houseplants thrive for years with minimal care and love. If you are starting the gardening then don’t start with seeds, buy some mature plants from the nursery. 

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