Winter Flowers - Poinsettia Flower

Easy Winter Flowers to Grow

Some people love winter while others hate it. If you live in a temperate or cold climate the bad thing about winter is everything becomes very bleak and depressing each and every year. A great way to spruce things up is to plant some flowers inside your home. This can really add a pop of color and vibrancy that you otherwise wouldn’t get during winter.

Flowers come in all sorts of shapes and sizes but you may think gardening in winter is impossible, or the only types of flowers that survive winter are indoor flowers.

Well guess what? There are flowers in winter that can grow outdoors, as well as indoors. No matter what type of climate you live in, there are winter flowering plants that make it easy for you to start gardening in the winter.

Color Choices of Winter Flowers

There are actually quite a selection of winter garden plants available to you in the winter. Among them are

The color of garden winter plants varies on whether you will be planting the flowers in an indoor garden or outdoor garden.

For inside gardens there are many colors to choose from. Almost every color is available for indoor flowers in the winter. Now for a winter garden that will be outdoors, the colors are very limited.

Think of the cool crisp days of winter, and you have your color palette.

  • Blue
  • Violet
  • White
  • An Occasional Yellow

Outdoor Winter Plants

For outdoor gardens your main plants will be winter shrubs and flower bulbs. Some great choices for flowers that bloom in winter are

Before you decide on which plants you want to adorn your winter garden, check out the different plants and all the different colors they come in to have the perfect outside garden.

Winter Flowers - Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus

Indoor Winter Plants

There are many flowers to plant for an indoor garden. There are many more colors to choose from, and many more plants. You can have a great time mixing and matching different color combinations.

Winter Flowers to Grow in Pots

Did you know that you can grow fall flowers and spring flowers indoors during even the darkest days of winter?

You can take seeds or cuttings from annuals you had planted during the fall or summer, place them in pots and grow them inside your home in the winter. Simply plant them outdoors when the weather warms up.

Summer flowers in the wintertime will really brighten up your home! Just think, impatiens flowers inside in the winter!

Best Winter Flower to Grow

I think one of the best winter flowers to grow inside are african violet plants. They come in red, violet, pink, and white. African violet plants are very easy to maintain, and look very pretty. They are sure to brighten up a dreary room.

Check the Temps

If you have flowers indoors, be sure you know what temperatures each plant needs to survive. Don’t put plants in areas that may become too cold or too hot.

If you want to grow indoor flowers during the cold months the Miracle-Gro AeroGarden 7-Pod Indoor Garden is an indoor garden kit that will allow you to grow flowers throughout the year no matter what the weather is like outside.

Have fun arranging different color combinations both inside and out. Enjoy a very colorful winter!

Types of Winter Flowers: