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Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Julia PeschanskayaLife
Which indoor flowers require the most care

Some indoor flowers are very demanding to care for, and in addition to regular moisture and fertilization, they also need the right temperature and handling. Only under the right conditions will plants develop and bloom.

OBOZ.UA has compiled a list of flowerpots that require the most care. If you are busy or often away from home, it is better not to buy such flowers.

Cyclamen

This is a herbaceous perennial that is highly dependent on sudden changes in temperature. It is necessary to apply the right fertilizers in time and treat it with special products against pests and diseases.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Medinilla

The plant is demanding on air temperature, humidity and lighting. In spring, summer, and until mid-autumn, the temperature should be at +20-25 degrees. In winter, the flower rests, so you should reduce watering and fertilizing. Water for irrigation should not contain harmful impurities, especially chlorine.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Poinsettia

This flower is also known as the Christmas star. Avoid direct sunlight and drafts. The most comfortable temperature for plant growth is +18-25 degrees, during flowering - +16-14 degrees, and during the dormant period - +14-12 degrees.

Water the plant abundantly in summer, but reduce moisture in winter. When the poinsettia begins to bloom, spray it with warm, settled water.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Azalea

Azalea should not be grown indoors unless it is regularly ventilated because the flowers have a concentrated and strong aroma. The sap of the flowers is poisonous and can harm pets and owners. It is important to provide regular watering and diffused light.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Gardenia

This plant has a hard time adapting to a new location, even if you provide the right conditions for its growth. Any movement of the pot can cause the buds to fall off immediately. Gardenia requires a well-lit room with diffused light and high humidity.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Selaginella

The houseplant needs a special microclimate with appropriate lighting, nutritious soil, and air humidity. The flower is capricious and short-lived.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Alocasia

The plant should not be placed in a place that is exposed to direct sunlight, as it will dry out quickly. Be sure to provide regular watering and spraying. If there is not enough light, the alokasia will wither immediately.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Peperomia

An indoor flower will die instantly if the temperature in the room drops sharply. You need to humidify the air and water the soil in the pot regularly.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Calathea

If the temperature in the room drops to +16 degrees or lower, the flower will begin to fade. It is important to find a place where there are no drafts and direct sunlight.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Maranta

The tropical plant requires regular moisture, such as in its natural environment. The temperature at rest should not be lower than +15 degrees, the most comfortable is +18-20 degrees Celsius.

Not suitable for busy people: which indoor flowers require the most care

Earlier, OBOZ.UA told which indoor flowers require the least care in winter.

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