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Houseplants catalog with photos and names

indoor flowers in the interior For the first time, unusual and beautifully flowering plants began to be grown in pots or greenhouses in the era of the great geographical discoveries. Today, indoor flowers, a catalog with photographs and names of which in paper form can be placed in several cabinets, is a passionate hobby of millions of people around the world..

Photos and names of decorative indoor plants

Ornamental plants are valued for flowers of various shapes and colors, unusual foliage, a variety of forms, including erect, creeping and ampelous, herbaceous and tree-like. Indoor flowers can be of local origin and come from the most remote corners of the world. Such plants differ not only in appearance, but also in habits, require different conditions of maintenance and care..

Someone is keen on succulents, someone is more interested in watching the growth of epiphytes. Although it is almost impossible to get acquainted with all types of home flowers, their photos and names, a short catalog will be an excellent help when choosing a “green pet” to your liking.


gentle abutilone An evergreen shrub that easily tolerates crown formation, blooming in late spring and mid-autumn. Numerous varieties and hybrids of the indoor flower abutilon prefer partial shade, are responsive to care, giving their owner a mass of white, yellow, pink, crimson “bells” up to 10-12 cm in diameter.

To restore strength, the plant needs a cool wintering at 12-15 degrees.


aglaonemaThe photo and the name of this house flower in a pot became famous thanks to the famous film “Leon”. Today, the herbaceous perennial is popular due to the variegated leathery foliage of the broad-lanceolate shape and unpretentiousness when kept indoors..Aglaonema Siam Aurora

The color of leaves of different species and varieties contains not only green, white and silver tones, but also bright pink and purple colors..


amazing maidenhairFerns are not uncommon among domestic plants. Herbaceous evergreen crops attract attention with carved fronds and endurance. One of the most popular ferns is the maidenhair, whose young fronds are gracefully folded and have a pinkish-cream color. In the house, the flower needs partial shade and cool content in the winter..


beauty azaleaThese indoor plants with flowers of white, pink, purple color are not obedient to all growers. But with the creation of the right conditions and constant attention, medium-sized shrubs related to rhododendrons delight with generous flowering and long life at home.


alocasiaAmong the many types of indoor flowers, there are many cultures belonging to the Aroid family. People from the tropics of the Southern Hemisphere invariably impress with the splendor of the greenery and the variety of forms.

When you come across a photo of decorative home flowers with the name “alocasia”, it is easy to see how these plants differ externally. And this is not surprising, because several dozen representatives of the genus, for example, alocasia nodule, fragrant, copper-red, are unpretentious decorative leafy crops appreciated by amateur flower growers.


aloeUnlike alocasia, which loves moisture, all types of aloe are succulents that can survive drought thanks to the water accumulated in the succulent leaves. Aloe tree-like or agave is more often grown as home flowers. The plant, up to one and a half meters high, is decorated with long leaves up to 30 cm long, set on the edges with thorns.

The value of the plant is in its non-capricious disposition and healing juice, which has a softening, anti-inflammatory and moisturizing effect.



Anthurium is another representative of the vast Aroid family, which has become a popular indoor flower. The characteristic features of the plant are an underground stem, pointed-heart-shaped dense leaves held on high erect petioles, and inflorescences-cobs, decorated with bright bedspreads up to 15 centimeters long. The modified leaf is painted in bright white-pink, scarlet, greenish-purple tones.



Asparagus, akin to the culinary delicacy of asparagus, as a houseplant is distinguished by its unpretentious disposition, active growth and a long pot life. Several species of this culture, thanks to the needle-like foliage, ampelous or bush-like shape, have long earned the respect and love of flower growers. The decorative effect of the plant is complemented by a rare but memorable flowering. White flowers collected in a brush are small, but fragrant. After their wilting, red rounded berries are formed..



Aspidistra, originally from Southeast Asia, is an ornamental deciduous plant, the main attraction of which is large broad-lanceolate leaves up to 80 cm long. stripes. Flowers of this species are inconspicuous and even invisible. Corollas reddish brown or purple in color appear near the ground.


balsamHome flowers in pots, in the photo, are popularly called “Vanka Wet” or “touchy”. Balsam, which has taken root on the windowsills of our grandmothers, loves moisture, light and warmth. An extremely unpretentious plant due to the presence of a mass of varieties, it is ready to please the grower with the flowering of simple and double flowers of various shades.


amazing begoniaBegonia is a rare plant with decorative leaves and flowers. There are more than 1000 cultivated varietal and hybrid forms of begonias in the world, which are actively used for gardening in the house and outside. House flowers can differ in the way of reproduction, be bush or ampelous, bloom seasonally or constantly.

decorative begonia leavesConnoisseurs of decorative leafy crops highly appreciate the bright, unlike anything else greenery of these unpretentious, fast-growing flowers..

Indoor geranium (pelargonium)

indoor geraniumUnpretentious, abundantly and long blooming, Pelargonium is an ideal indoor flower for beginners. The plant easily adapts to life in an apartment, lends itself to formation, if necessary, renews and reproduces without problems vegetatively. And a sea of ​​varieties of various shapes and colors will help create a unique atmosphere in the house and decorate the interior.


hibiscusPerennial hibiscus, related to garden mallows and lavaters, has taken root as a houseplant in Russian conditions. A large flowering crop is grown as a shrub or standard tree. With proper care and sufficient nutrition, it has an enviable longevity, grows to a height of 2-2.5 meters and regularly pleases the appearance of spectacular red, pink, coral flowers.


hippeastrumThe bulbous perennial is popular for its easy care and incredibly vibrant blooms. It is accompanied by the appearance of powerful, up to 70 cm tall, peduncles with several simple or double flowers. The color of the corollas depends on the variety and can be variegated, white, pink, scarlet or deep crimson. The leaves of the hippeastrum form a fur-bearing basal rosette, have a smooth surface and a pointed linear shape. In autumn, this type of indoor flower begins a dormant period that lasts several months and requires dry cool storage of the bulbs..


charming gloxiniaVelvety large bells and the same exquisite “soft” oval-shaped leaves are characteristic features of the home flower of gloxinia. A tuberous plant with a winter dormant period for flowering requires long daylight hours, nutritious soil and a wide pot.

Above one rosette of leaves, several dozen spectacular flowers of all shades from white to deep purple can flaunt at the same time.


guzmaniaGuzmania attracts itself thanks to the bright foliage bordering a not so noticeable and lush inflorescence. Flowering, which begins after 3 years of the planting field and lasts up to 3 months, means the imminent death of the mother plant, which should be replaced by root daughter rosettes.


dieffenbachiaAn ornamental deciduous plant with large leaves of different colors is relatively unpretentious, stands out for its high growth rate and numerous natural and varietal forms. As in nature, at home the flower in the photo in a pot with the name Dieffenbachia should receive enough moisture, heat, nutrition and a lot of bright, but diffused light..


dracaenaAccustomed in nature to truly “Spartan” conditions, the dracaena is not capricious in the apartment. Several of its varieties are grown as house flowers, eventually forming a “tree” with a bare trunk and a cap of tough green or variegated foliage on top..


zamioculcasZamioculcas, a tuberous plant from the Aroid family, is often found in the collections of flower growers keen on evergreen decorative deciduous crops. An unpretentious indoor flower from 50 to 150 cm in height forms several powerful dense stems covered with glossy oval-pointed leaves. Mature plants, with proper care, form milky-white cobs..


kalanchoeEncyclopedias and catalogs of indoor flowers with photographs and names of plants often contain references to the Kalanchoe. Moreover, plants with this name are often included in the list of decorative and medicinal crops. We are talking about different related species, interesting and wonderful in their own way..

Kalanchoe plants for reproductionCommon features of all varieties are simplicity, rapid growth, easy reproduction by all available vegetative methods and responsiveness to care.

Decorative varieties amaze with the splendor of flowering, and the viviparous species of Kalanchoe will help to cope with skin and colds.


cliviaClivia is an evergreen rhizome plant with a powerful root rosette of long leathery leaves. During flowering, the plant produces a powerful peduncle with bright orange-yellow corollas gathered at the top in an umbrella. At home, flowers last more than 3 weeks..


arrowrootArrowroot is a low, often creeping or ampelous perennial with decorative foliage, combining shades of light and dark greens, purple and pink, white and brownish tones on one leaf plate.

Euphorbia Mil

spurge mileEuphorbia Mila in Russia is better known as the “crown of thorns”. This unpretentious plant in nature reaches a height of 2 meters. In a pot, a succulent with a tough stem covered with long thorns and a bunch of leaves at the top is much smaller. The unusual appearance of the plant is completed by small inflorescences bordered by bright bracts, in scarlet, pink, yellow and white tones.


sansevieriaSansevieria or “mother-in-law’s language” has been a regular on window sills for many years. The unassuming house flower is popular for its tough foliage, variegated pattern or light border..cylindrical shape of sansevieria

Sansevieria is one of the most common indoor flowers, but the cylindrical variety with pointed erect leaves of the original shape is only gaining adherents.

Fat woman

fat womanThe decorative house flowers in the photo owe their name to the fleshy, coin-like leaves. The fat woman or “money tree” is an excellent home plant that even a beginner can take care of. In terms of endurance and easy reproduction, the flower can only be compared with the Kalanchoe. Even a fallen leaf will soon take root and give rise to a new plant..


tradescantiaTradescantia is an excellent ampelous flower for home growing. The plant is distinguished by its rapid growth, high decorativeness, unpretentiousness and light agricultural technology. The presence of varieties with variegated foliage of different shades allows you to create unique compositions using one crop. Tradescantia is moisture-loving, amenable to crown formation and takes root easily, in water or on the ground.


phalaenopsisPhalaenopsis or “butterfly-like” flower. This most popular orchid in nature is the epiphyte. At home, the flower is content with a special pot and substrate, unlike ordinary soil. The relatively simple care of phalaenopsis allows a novice orchid lover to master all the features of these ornamental plants.

Violet Usambar (Saintpaulia)

uzumbara violetAt first glance, the Uzambara violet captivates with the appearance of its fleecy foliage collected in lush rosettes, over which simple, semi- or double flowers of the most bizarre shapes and colors reign with a bright hat. Modern varieties of Saintpaulias number in the thousands and represent plants giants and dwarfs, monochromatic and variegated flowers, green leaves and greenery with white or pink edging.


ficusA catalog of indoor flowers with photographs and names of various species and varieties of ficuses can be published as a separate book. Today, there are almost a thousand varieties of this plant, several dozen are grown in culture, in the form of a bush, tree, ground cover and even ampelous specimens. The most widespread are Benjamin’s ficus and rubber-bearing.


chlorophytumChlorophytum (photo) is the leader among plants in terms of the ability to purify the air. But this is not the only reason for the popularity of the indoor flower. Non-capricious and easily propagated in the house, herbaceous perennial forms lush rosettes of pointed-lanceolate leaves of green or variegated color. The peculiarity of the culture is the flowers and daughter rosettes of the plant formed on long hanging shoots.


hoyaAmong domestic vines, hoya is one of the first places in terms of beauty and popularity. An evergreen perennial with long stems covered with dense “waxy” leaves and umbrella inflorescences of fragrant star-shaped flowers leaves no one indifferent. At the same time, ivy growing on a suitable surface does not need special care and is excellent for keeping at home.

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