31 Best Flowering Houseplants | Indoor Plants that Bloom

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Not just for foliage, you can also grow indoor plants for their bright, colorful blooms! Here are the Best Flowering Houseplants you can try!

Want a pop of colors in your room with mesmerizing fragrance? Here are the most amazing Flowering Houseplants you can grow!

Have a look at the most colorful houseplants you can grow here

Best Flowering Houseplants

Do note that all these inside plants and flowers 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.

1. Begonia

Botanical Name: Begonia

First on the list of flowering houseplants is begonia. Wax Begonia, Rieger Begonia, and Angel-Wing Begonia are among the best and most popular ones you can try.

Here are the best types of Begonias you can grow

2. Bromeliad

Botanical Name: Bromeliaceae

If you are looking for long flowering house plants, then go for this! Bromeliads can 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 long flowering house plants that can be grown indoors for their beautiful flowers and foliage. Keep them where they can receive filtered sunlight.

Here’s all you need to know about growing African Violets

4. Geranium

Botanical Name: Pelargonium

Geraniums are one of the best flowers to grow indoors. They require a south or west-facing windowsill that receives ample sun and moderate watering.

Check out our article on growing Geraniums here

5. Poinsettia


Botanical Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima

Another beautiful flower to grow indoors is poinsettia. Havint it 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

This has to be one of the best indoor flowers on the list! 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

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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

One of the best indoor flowers, growing jasmine in rooms 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

9. Impatiens

Botanical Name: Impatiens

This list of indoor flowering plants will be incomplete without Impatiens. In optimum conditions, you can grow them year-round as a houseplant.

Here’s all you need to know about growing Impatiens

10. Kalanchoe


Botanical Name: Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe is a tropical indoor flowering plant, 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

11. Oxalis

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Botanical Name: Oxalis

This beautiful Purple Leaf Shamrock can adorn your house with showy purple foliage and white or pink flowers. Place this indoor flowering plant in a bright spot.

Learn about growing Purple Shamrock here

12. Cape Primrose


Botanical Name: Streptocarpus

One of the best flowering house plants, this one is a must have! You may also go for hybrid specimens with bigger flowers, longer blooming times, and more compact foliage.

13. Christmas Cactus


Botanical Name: Schlumbergera

Christmas cactus is the favorite flowering house plant of many homeowners. The blooms create a lovely, warm atmosphere.

Here’s all you need to know about making a Christmas Cactus bloom

14. Crown of Thorn


Botanical Name: Euphorbia milii

The Crown of Thorns has become an exceptional flowering house plants due to its 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

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Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata

Depending on your climate, this flowering houseplant 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 flowering houseplant. Keep it in a spot where it can receive a couple of hours of direct sun.

17. Orchids

Botanical Name: Orchidaceae

Orchids are different from other houseplants, so planting an these flowering houseplants in regular potting soil is actually one of the best ways to kill it.

Learn the top Orchid flowering secrets here

18. Hydrangea

Botanical Name: Hydrangea

Hydrangeas could be a great addition to your home when the bright-colored foliage plants flowers naturally. Ensure the soil is evenly moist and place them in direct sunlight.

Learn about growing Hydrangea from cuttings here

19. Cyclamen

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Botanical Name: Cyclamen
With blooms in shades of red, pink, lilac, or white, the heart-shaped leaves look absolutely stunning. Put these flowering house plants under plenty of bright sunlight.

Find out the best Cyclamen varieties here

20. Hoya Carnosa

Botanical Name: Hoya

These stunning flowering house plants 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.

Want to grow Hoya Carnosa indoors? Click here

21. Flowering Maple

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Botanical Name: Abutilon x hybridum

Flowering Maple grows paper-like blooms in shades of orange, pink, yellow, or red. Keep these flowering house plants 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.

23. Anthurium

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Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum

Anthuriums offer long-lasting heart-shaped blooms in lavender, white, pink, or red. Even when it is not blooming, these potted flowering plants look striking on their own.

Look at the most exotic Anthuriums here

24. Gloxinia


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.

25. Clivia


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, these potted flowering plants send up a huge cluster of pink bracts that produce short-lived purple blooms.

27. Bird of Paradise

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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 these potted flowering plants will add a lot of charm.

Learn the tricks to get the Bird of Paradise to bloom here

28. Calamondin Orange

Botanical Name: Citrofortunella microcarpa

This charming flowering houseplant produces beautiful, sweet-smelling white blossoms during late winter or spring.

Find How to Grow Calamondin here

29. Goldfish Plant

Botanical Name: Nematanthus gregarious

The goldfish plant derives its name from the abundant clusters of red-orange flowers that resemble leaping goldfish, which grace its presence during the spring and summer seasons.

Read about Goldfish Plant Care Indoors here

30. Shrimp Plant

Botanical Name: Aeschynanthus radicans

Known for its abundant blooms, these flowering houseplants consistently produce flower spikes throughout the year, resembling small shrimps in appearance.

31. Ixora

Botanical Name: Ixora coccinea

Ixora is a vibrant flowering houseplant characterized by clusters of orange, red, and yellow flowers that grace its presence during the winter season.

Read Ixora Maui Red Care and Growing Guide

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