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We all know that flowers can bring out smiles almost instantly or brighten up a place. So, isn't it nice to have one or two in your home? Surely, you can buy fresh ones from Lucy’s Florist, but what if we tell you that you can also grow some of these flowering plants on your own? No worries, they are low maintenance blooms making them easy to care for.

Here are a few indoor flowering plants you can grow plus some tips on how you can care for them.

 

General tip: Make sure your indoor flowering plants have easy access to sunlight. If it’s not possible, consider investing in artificial fluorescent lighting.

 

GERANIUMS

Photo by Skyler Ewing

Light: Bright light position or direct sunlight
Water: Minimal watering
Additional tip: do not place them in rooms with cold temperatures as it may affect their growth

ORCHIDS

Photo by Max Vakhtbovych

Light: Indirect sunlight and low light conditions
Water: Daily misting of flowers and watering of the soil once the top two inches are dried
Additional tip: If you’re growing a Phalaenopsis orchid, use a special potting material like bark chips with charcoal to control water

PEACE LILY

Photo by Mikhail Nilov

Light: Indirect light, partial or full shade
Water: Once a week or only water when the soil feels dry to the touch
Additional tip: If you have a cat at home, this plant isn’t recommended as it can be poisonous for your pet.

LAVENDER

Photo by Joyce Toh

Light: Direct sunlight
Water: Once per week during its growing years
Additional tip: Make sure that it is placed in a pot where water can drain well and be careful not to overwater your lavender as it may die. It is recommended to water in the morning to give the soil a chance to dry during the day so moist conditions can be prevented.

AMARYLLIS

Photo by Marta Dzedyshko

Light: Warm place with direct light
Water: Water regularly
Additional tip: Do not soak the part of the bulb above the soil and avoid overwatering. The best months to start growing this plant is between October and April as it takes longer for it to bloom during winter.


If time doesn’t permit you yet to care for one of these indoor flowering plants, Lucy’s Florist could always deliver you the freshest flowers right at your doorstep!

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