InteriorHolic » Outdoors » Gardening » Exotic Flowers You Can Grow Indoors

Exotic Flowers You Can Grow Indoors

Share |

If you are a gardener without a garden chances are your apartment is full of pots and planters with various greenery sprouting and blooming. But if you want to add more color and flair to your houseplant collection you cannot do without these exotic beauties. These may present additional challlenges to you as a gardener but they are definitely worth it all.

Exotic Flowers For Growing Indoors

Dendrobium Orchid

Dendrobium Orchid


Orchids are amazing flowers that can be grown indoors. They require sufficient sunlight to bloom and re-bloom but they also don’t tolerate overwatering, which can kill the flowers. They also require a frop in temperature at night, which you can achieve by relocating your orchid into a cooler space at night or by manipulating home temperature manually.

Dendrobium, Paphiopedilium, and Odontoglossoms orchids make for beautiful display and are relatively easy to grow.

Passion Flower Maypop

Passion Flower

Passiflora incarnata

Passion flower maypop may look like a tropical beauty but it really is a native to southeastern United States that prefers soft light (no direct sun). Since the plant can be invasive keeping it contained in a pot is a great way to avoid it overgrowth. It requires regular watering and a trellis as this vine can grow up to 15 feet. It also produces edible fruit and comes in a variety of colors.


Medillina magnifica

Medinilla encompasses 400 species but only one has such beautiful large pink blooms. Medinilla magnifica grows best in ideal temperature range of 63°F to 77°F (17°C to 25°C). From March to November it cannot tolerate direct sun any longer, so it is better to keep it out of it. It can also live outdoors where temperatures are above  12°C (54°F) and last longer due to cooler nights. The plant is really showy with its large upstanding leaves and hanging rose pink blooms.

Bat Flower

Bat flower

Bat flower (Tacca chantrieri) is a showstopper for sure, but there’s something menacing about it, which limits it to people with peculiar taste. There is a white version of the flower as well but if you ask me, it doesn’t look less menacing. Choose a shady spot to house your bat flower and provide it with well-drained soil for it to grow big and beautiful. Repotting and root-trimming may be required.

Gardening Basics
Amusing Gardening: Family Portrait Flower Pots
Fedor Van der Valk's String Gardens
How To Create Low Maintenance Garden
Urban Gardening Designs
Winter Gardening Tips
Top 8 Amazing Rose Varieties
How To Create Spilled Flower Pot
Sprucing Up Exterior With Flowers
Greener Gardening Practices
Awesome Maple Garden in New Zealand
Floral Decorations for Spring
The following two tabs change content below.

Mona Liz

I am an interior design and fashion enthusiast with a passion for writing, gathering up interesting/alternative home design ideas. I love lofts, canopy beds, fluffy throws and rugs, but also cats, food, and video games.
Tags: ,

Leave a Reply

Special Today
Fashionista Interiors