Invite festive vibes to your home this winter season by decorating your living space with these Popular Christmas Houseplants!
Nothing brings more joy than decorating your home with stunning indoor plants, especially during the festive season. They look a lot better than the artificial plants and fill your space with enchanting colors and fragrances. Try planting these Popular Christmas Houseplants this winter to bring festive charm indoors!
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Most Popular Christmas Houseplants
1. Christmas Cactus
Botanical Name: Schlumbergera bridgesii
Christmas Cactus is a terrific indoor plant with a remarkable appearance. It blooms colorful flowers during the holiday season in vibrant red, orange, pink, purple, and white accents.
Botanical Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima
Poinsettia is one of the most popular Christmas indoor plants. It flaunts a cluster of beautiful bright-red leaves and looks stunning when decorated with LED light strips.
Botanical Name: Hippeastrum
Welcome the holiday season by bringing the beautiful Amaryllis plants home. They make a wonderful addition to Christmas decor displays and can be easily grown from bulbs with minimal care needs.
Botanical Name: Cyclamen persicum
Cyclamen are excellent winter plants with a delightful presence. They are upright and display a variety of highly fragrant, petite flowers that can spruce up the look of your home decor.
5. Winter Cherry
Botanical Name: Withania somnifera
If you want to add variety to your Christmas garden, try Winter Cherry. It is a popular ornamental plant and sure to pep up the look of your home decor style.
6. Christmas Cheer Azaleas
Botanical Name: Rhododendron ‘Christmas Cheer’
Christmas Azaleas are famous for blooming elegant red flowers in the winter season. They thrive well in bright, indirect sunlight and look great on tabletops, shelves, and near window sills.
Botanical Name: Viscum album
Christmas decor is incomplete without the presence of Mistletoe’s white berries. This plant symbolizes love and depends on host plants like orchids and conifers trees for survival, so don’t plant it alone.
Botanical Name: Viola tricolor var. hortensis
Pansies can add colorful interest to your home decor style with its fascinating appereance and symbolize remembrance in European culture. It is readily available in nurseries and doesn’t demand special care.
Botanical Name: Phalaenopsis
Moth orchids win hearts for their long-lasting and colorful flowers. They come in a wide range of colors, shapes, sizes, and bloom throughout the festive season on proper care.
10. Coral Berry
Botanical Name: Ardisia Crenata
Introduce variety to your Christmas plant collection with the beautiful Coral berries. They are popular worldwide and were first originated in East Asia.
Botanical Name: Salvia rosmarinus
The relaxing aroma of Rosemary will keep you delighted throughout the festive season. To keep it thriving indoors, use a well-draining potting soil as a growing medium, and avoid overwatering.
12. Paperwhite Narcissus
Botanical Name: Narcissus papyraceus
Paperwhites are easy-going plants for beginners and don’t demand special attention. Along with the soil, you can also grow them in a flower vase filled with water and enjoy their cheerful fragrance.