If dreary winter days have you down, consider buying one of these favorite flowering indoor plants for an instant dose of color and cheer.
If dreary winter days have you down, consider buying one of these favorite flowering indoor plants for an instant dose of color and cheer.Orchids
Perhaps one of the most popular indoor flowering plants, orchids can be found anywhere from your favorite gardening center to your neighborhood supermarket.
This towering plant ranges in colors from bold pink hues to a classic white shade. A favorite choice for home decorators, orchids are versatile and look lovely whether placed on your coffee table or in the guest bathroom.
Drench the roots when watering and let the base get completely dry before watering again. Orchids prefer a humid environment, but can thrive in a variety of temperatures and conditions.African Violets
With glossy green leaves and vibrant purplish-blue flowers, African Violets provide just the right burst of color on gloomy winter days.
With proper care these indoor flowers can bloom throughout the year. African Violets can require up to 14 hours of sunlight and the assistance of artificial light can help keep them blooming throughout the darker winter months.
These plants also prefer an environment that's high humidity and a warmer temperature of 68-77 degrees.Amaryllis
Amaryllis plants are extremely popular throughout the winter months since they can flower indoors while the snow is still flurrying around outside.
Gorgeous bright colors range from bold reds, pinks, and oranges, to dazzling multicolored patterns. These indoor plants are pretty easy to care for and are great for people will little or no gardening experience.
Keep temperatures at least 60 degrees and water sparingly. Amaryllis flowers tend to grow towards the light source so rotate the plant occasionally so the stalk can continue to grow straight.
Pick up a few of these flowering indoor plants to hold you over until the first spring blooms arrive. Spring will be here before you know it!