With the arrival of winter, the garden does not have much to offer but it is not certain that we cannot keep ornamental plants at home just to give a touch of elegance to the rooms. Between ornamental indoor plants we find the amaryllis, a bulbous that in winter causes large flowers of different colors to bloom: bright red, pink, orange and two-colored. But let's see others in detail ornamental indoor plants and how to take care of them.
Ornamental indoor plants, kentia
Between indoor plants It is also worth mentioning the Kentia, also very popular among ornamental plants to embellish the house. Kentia, a palm originating from distant areas of the Pacific Ocean, is divided into two species, namely Howeria belmoreana and Howeria fosteriana. These two varieties of ornamental plants do not differ much from each other: they are united by the rigid stem and by the numerous and long leaves with a sharp shape.
Ornamental indoor plants, the Ecmea
the Ecmea, houseplant very widespread, it is characterized by the particular green leaves with white streaks, which are gathered in the center forming a rosette. At the center then rises a stem that ends with pink bracts on which blue flowers are born.
Ornamental indoor plants, useful information
How to behave when one is given to us ornamental indoor plant?
- They should be kept indoors, choosing a bright environment but without direct sunlight.
- They should never be exposed to temperatures below 15 degrees.
- They should be watered periodically so that the soil remains moist
- Draft and thermal shocks should be avoided
- To make the flowering even more luxuriant, liquid fertilizer rich in potassium must be dissolved once a week in the watering can.
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