These winter plants that will flower in winter are a great way to bring some life and color into your home. Here is a list of winter flowers and winter garden plants that will help keep your indoor and outdoor looking beautiful.
Kalanchoe is a favorite plant sold in stores around wintertime. There are 125 species of this succulent. This flower come in a wide variety of colors, including shades of red, pink, orange and yellow. They are probably one of the most affordable flowering plants. These plants are cultivated as ornamental houseplants and rock or succulent garden plants. They need low water requirement.
Hellebores are popular flower in cold winter and spring. They flower in winter and early spring from Christmas to Easter. This beautiful Flower often known as Christmas rose or Lenten rose. There are around 20 species of this herbaceous perennial. The flower color ranges from pure white, cream and primrose yellow to shades of green, pink and pinky-red, and even deep purple and black. Plant them in early spring in rich, heavy, limey soil.
Snowdrops are the first flowers to open in the new year and grow happily under trees and shrubs. There are approximately 20 species of this flower. Mostly snowdrops flowers in winter, early spring and late autumn. Snowdrops prefer rich, well-draining soil. They are best planted in groups, for instance along the garden path.
These low-growing pansy flowers are a must in your winter garden. Pansies are ideal for filling pots and window boxes. They bloom much of the winter in the West. They have wide range of colors, including both solid and bicolor. Pansy can survive surprisingly low temperatures, but it is important to employ frost-protection techniques in the winter, such as covering them with mulch or pine straw. This will also protect them from strong winds. Pansies can even be planted in late winter.
Jasmine can bloom in the winter and will stand out in a snow-covered backyard. But these flowers are unscented. It’s a frost resistance plant that will do well in outdoor plant pots. These flowers range from white to bright yellow. Winter jasmine prefers well drained soil for better growth.
Christmas Cactus usually flowers only once a year. These plants can grow to up to 3 feet long. Flowers in red, white, yellow, pink, or purple appear at the tips of these branches. Fertilize these plants with quality soil rich in humus and other nutrients. They grow best in hanging baskets and are easy to care for.
Rieger Begonias are typically bred to bloom during the winter. They come in colors like pink, yellow, orange and even deep red. They bloom well in bright, indirect light and a bit of extra humidity during the winter. Fertilize the Rieger begonia once a month with a high-phosphorous liquid plant food.