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Flowering plants add a spark of life and playfulness to any room and lend a touch of beauty and fragrance. They have the power to lift our spirits in summer and, more importantly, in the winter months. To keep them healthy, you should know how often to water and feed, how much light they need and, pinpoint the problem when your plant is unwell. This guide will provide that information and introduce you to the small world of pink-flowered plants.
So, what follows is a list of 85 flowering plants with beautiful pink flowers that make an amazing ground cover, potted or hanging basket displays. And in case you need it, here is the beginner’s guide on indoor plant care.
Tip: When buying, always choose a plant with buds and some flowers.
Types of pink flowers
1. Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis coronaria or Rose Champion is an old favorite in the plant world because it refreshes any display with its magenta, pink and purple blossoms and soft, pale green foliage. It grows in zones 4-8.
Cultivation: Tolerant of any soil, this species can do with very little watering. Always water it on the dry side.
2. Nelumbo nucifera
Nelumbo nucifera or Sacred Lotus is native to Asia and grows in zones 4 to 10. It produces showy and fragrant pink or white blossoms from June to July. Use it to embellish your water dish garden as a water plant.
Cultivation: Provide full sun but bring it indoors to overwinter. Be wary of aphids.
Pink peonies belong to the genus Paeonia native to Europe and Asia. These are herbaceous shrubs that come in a variety of shades. They have fragrant beautiful pink or pink blue flowers that bloom in late spring, but they usually last for a week. Some low maintenance species that come in a variety of pinks are Paeonia mascula, P. officinalis and P. anomala.
Cultivation: These pink roses require soil that is humus-rich and fertile. Cut flowers that are spent. Water weekly in summer.
4. Phlox subulata
This is a luxurious flowering plant ideal for bedding. The most beautiful flowers are purple, magenta, including pink and purple-red with white yellow centers.
Cultivation: A sunny location in a humus-rich, evenly moist soil is what this plant needs, but without sitting in wet soil. Water only the root system.
5. Dianthus caryophyllus – Clove Pink
Dianthus caryophyllus or Carnation is an evergreen perennial shrub with small pink petals and white, feathery edges. These are somewhat hardy plants usually grown under glass or as ground cover.
Cultivation: Full sun next to south or west window, but shelter the plant from the sun. Use well-drained soil and keep it evenly moist.
6. Dicentra spectabilis – Bleeding heart
Bleeding heart is one of the most gracious and sophisticated plants with soft green foliage hot pink flowers that look as if bleeding. It is worth mentioning that it is the recipient of the Award of Garden Merit. These plants bloom in late spring for 3 weeks and can grow around 36 inches tall.
Cultivation: Provide some full sun and partial shade. Plant in fertile, humus-rich soil. It is houseplant safe for rabbits and deer-resistant.
7. Alpinia purpurata – Red Ginger
This plant originates from the Pacific Islands and produces showy spikes of small white flowers among vivid hot pink bracts throughout the year. The leaves are glossy, narrow and, lance-shaped. New plantlets appear once the dying flower stems fall. It can grow up to 3 m tall. It performs best in zones 11-12.
Cultivation: It appreciates partial shade, an atmosphere that’s warm and moist enough, as well as fertile, rich soil. Propagate by division.
8. Begonia fuchsioides
This is a shrubby begonia that has small, crowded, oval leaves flushed pink on new growth. Small pale pink flowers are borne in short sprays over a long season. It can be cultivated indoors or outdoors. It performs well in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: It prefers good light. Provide a standard potting mix with peat moss or leaf mold for acidity. Pinch back young plants and provide high humidity. Propagate from stem or leaf cuttings, even seed.
9. Begonia “Pink Shasta”
This is the angel-wing type of begonia that can grow more than 1 m tall with its branching stems and silver spotted leaves. The flowers are light salmon-pink, extremely showy attention grabbers. It performs best in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Higher humidity, rich soil, good ventilation, and bright to moderate light. Watch for gray mold and powdery mildew.
10. Gerbera jamesonii – Barberton Daisy
Native to South Africa, this plant is one of the most decorative daisies you will encounter in the plant world. It forms a basal rosette of lance-shaped leaves and white, pink, or orange flower heads borne on long stems. It thrives in zones 8-11.
Cultivation: Full sun to part shade. Fertile and well-drained soil. Water and feed regularly and thoroughly during the growing season. Propagate from seed, cuttings, or by division.
11. Impatiens “Concerto”
This is a fast-growing hybrid perennial variety from New Guinea that can grow to a height of 30 cm. Their botanical name is very interesting and refers to their impatience to grow and multiply. The leaves are oval, pointed, and bronze-green, sometimes variegated with cream, whereas the flowers are deep pink with crimson centers. It performs best in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Find a brightly lit position indoors. It prefers moist but freely drained soil. Protect from strong winds. Propagate from seed or stem cuttings.
12. Nymphaea “Pink Platter”
This plant belongs to the genus Nymphaea or Waterlily named after the Greek goddess Nymphe. It is grown for its floating leaves and attractive large soft pink daytime blooms. It also produces berry-like fruits underwater. The leaves are bright green and mottled with rich brown.
Cultivation: This low-maintenance plant grows in most climates and flowers freely, with both flowers and foliage floating on the water surface. It needs still water, annual fertilizing. Check for aphids and goldfish in the pool will eat most pests.
13. Brugmansia “Frosty Pink”
“Frosty Pink” belongs to the genus Brugmansia easily recognized by very large, fragrant, and pendent trumpet flowers. This hybrid has large and pale apricot-pink flowers, as well as large and pale green leaves. “Ecuador Pink” is another similar species with pastel pink flowers. Both thrive in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Keep in a warm, sunny sheltered site and light and well-drained soil. Grow it as a small tree or dense, rounded shrub. Water well. Propagate from tip cuttings. All parts of the plant are poisonous.
14. Hibiscus mutabilis – Cotton Rose
This is a deciduous shrub with a low-branching habit native to China commonly called Cotton Rose. It has large flowers that age from pale pink to deep pink. It can grow about 4 m tall and performs well in zones 8-10.
Cultivation: Full sun and slightly acidic soil. Water and feed regularly during the warm months. Trim after flowering. Propagate from cuttings or seed. Inspect for aphids and whitefly. Learn more on how to care for hibiscus here.
15. Ixora javanica – Red Ixora
This is an evergreen shrub native to Java that usually reaches 4.5 m in the wild and around 2 m in domestic cultivation. It has small pink, red or orange blossoms. It thrives in zones 11-12.
Cultivation: They prefer shady spots, humus-rich and moist soil, high humidity, and regular watering. Lightly prune after flowering. Propagate from cuttings or seeds.
16. Justicia carnea – Brazilian plume
This attractive evergreen shrub bears dense spikes of pink, white or rose-purple flowers and pointed, veined, deep green leaves. It grows to a height of 2 m, in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Water potted specimens freely in full growth, less so at other times. Prune back to promote branching and beautiful flowers. Caterpillars and snails can be a nuisance.
17. Mussaenda philippica – Lady Flowers
There are many cultivars of this species, including the bright pink “Dona Imelda”, “Dona Luz” that has red edges and the pale pink and crimson “Queen Sirikit”. Unlike other species, the cultivars of this one are most often pink, forming tight clusters. All of them perform well in zones 11-12.
Cultivation: This shrub grows best in full sun and well-drained soil, given a nice haircut to rejuvenate it. Ideal for containers. Propagate from seed or cuttings.
18. Pentas lanceolata – Egyptian Star
This shrub has a spreading habit, growing 1 m wide, so it is a perfect bedding plant. It has tubular flowers in a variety of pinks accompanied by bright green, hairy leaves and this makes such a nice contrast. It grows in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Moist soil, full sun to part shade. Deadheading, trimming and, pinching back are necessary to maintain the shape and size of this plant. Water well in full growth. Aphids and red spider mites pose an issue.
19. Plumbago indica – Scarlet Leadwort
Originating from India, this is a pot plant ideal for a lightly shaded spot commonly called Scarlet Leadwort. The plant itself has deep pink glowing flowers. It thrives in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Plumbago needs well-drained soil with some organic matter. Moist soil, regular pruning are also necessary. Propagate from tip cuttings.
20. Kalanchoe blossfeldiana -Flaming Katy
This is a small, shrubby African species that has multiple branches covered with round to rectangular, deep green leaves with red margins. The flowers are small, usually pink. It grows well in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Provide part-shade. Grow it as a pot plant, from leaf cuttings.
21. Disa Hybrid “Inca Princess”
This orchid is one of the commonly 6 cultivated species used to create over 80 hybrids. These have colorful and long-lasting flowers and “Inca Princess” bears racemes of pink and cream flowers with faint purple venation. It thrives in zones 10-11.
Cultivation: Grow it in strong light in orchid compost in a small pot. Let it rest during dormancy. Propagate by division.
22. Mandevilla splendens
This is one of the showiest species of the genus native to Brazil with its lustrous green leaves and pink flowers with yellow centers. It can reach 3 m in height and thrives in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Provide part-shade, rich and well-drained soil, as well as ample water. Propagate from cuttings.
23. Passiflora x exoniensis
This is a hybrid species that has hairy leaves and pendulous flowers red on the outside with a deep magenta interior and violet-tinted petals – so rare and unusual. It thrives in zones 10-12.
Cultivation: Full sun, regular watering, pruning overgrown plants. Susceptible to nematodes. Propagate from cuttings or by layering.
24. Begonia “Lady Francis”
This begonia belongs to the fibrous-rooted group that is further divided into cane-like, shrubs, trailing plants, or thick-stemmed. It makes an ideal summer bedding plant, instilling a touch of color to any landscape. It has brownish-green leaves with lime venation and lovely pale pink flowers. It thrives in zones 3-11 often, either hanging baskets or flowerpots.
Cultivation: This begonia thrives best in partial shade because it is somewhat sensitive to bright light. The temperature range should be between 13-27 degrees C.
25. “Nonstop” begonia
The widely popular species “Nonstop” series of begonia is a tuberous begonia grown worldwide indoors and outdoors. These are large-flowered plants that come in a range of colors, usually pink, white, and even orange and purple.
Cultivation: Choose a site where the plant will get partial shade. Water more often during the summer. Maintain humidity at above 40 percent. Susceptible to nematodes and mealybugs.
26. Hoya plants – Wax Plants
Hoya carnosa is a slow-growing vine with thick and fleshy leaves, but the real show stoppers are the flowers. The flowers are large, round, usually light pink, very fragrant, and hanging in clusters, each with a perfect star-shaped flower in the center. It thrives in zones 10B-11. It is ideal for indoor hanging baskets or cascading down a wall. Hoya carnosa “Tricolor” is one baby pink-flowered cultivar with burgundy centers and Hoya carnosa “Compacta” is equally charming. Hoya obovata, Hoya compacta, and Hoya Krimson Queen also produce soft pink flowers with amethyst-like central crowns and you can read about 80 breath-taking hoyas here.
Cultivation: Never prune off the old spurs. Susceptible to temperatures below 40 degrees F and nematodes. Find partial shade, acidic potting medium. Propagate by cuttings.
27. Lewisia cotyledon
This is an alpine wildflower in the genus Lewisia named after its discoverer Meriwether Lewis. The plant produces daisy-like pink flowers atop burgundy-red stems in spring and summer. It does well in zones 6-10.
Cultivation: It prefers full sun to part shade in warmer climates and well-drained soil. Water minimally in winter or the plant may rot.
28. Nymphaea “Darwin”
This water lily has almost peony-like, fragrant flowers that are pale pink in the center while the outermost petals are white with a tinge of pink. The leaves are large, flat, and dark green. It is best suited to medium-sized to large ponds.
Cultivation: It needs bright light to grow well.
29. Phalaenopsis – Moth Orchid
Once attainable to the wealthy, but nowadays widely available to everyone, this gorgeous plant comes in endless flower colors save for blue. This variety, commonly called Moth Orchid, is easy to bring into bloom and can grow up to 20 cm tall and 30 cm wide.
Cultivation: Provide medium to bright light such as an east or west window. Cut off the stem when the flowers fade.
TIP: Use the dip and drain method to water orchids. Place the pot in a container of tepid water and leave it for 10 min. Let it drain afterward.
30. Tillandsia cyanea – Pink Quill
The pink bracts of this plant produce pink flowers and this is the main attraction of this bromeliad. The flowers are small and don’t last long, but the pink bract does, eventually turning brown.
Cultivation: Provide medium to bright light, grow it in a potting medium kept moist. Propagate from seed or offsets.
31. Setcreasea pallida – Purple Heart
This has been a very popular houseplant due to its purple stems and leaves, along with pink flowers that appear where the two leaves merge. They are small and not so noticeable, but add to the beauty of the plant. It can grow 30 cm tall and 50 cm wide.
Cultivation: Bright light, evenly moist soil but somewhat forgiving of drying out because of its succulent stems. Take tip cuttings to propagate.
32. Billbergia nutans – Queen’s Tears
This is another bromeliad ideal for a sunny window in your home. It produces green leaves and pink flowers on long, drooping stems. The offsets are easily shared, giving it another name “friendship plant”. Learn how to care for bromeliads here.
Cultivation: Provide plenty of medium light. Often refill the vase with fresh water.
33. Guzmania lingulata – Scarlet Star
This is a popular container plant with its beautiful hot pink-colored bracts that last for months. The flowers are small and barely noticeable compared to the bract itself. It can grow 0.6 m tall.
Cultivation: Place it in a medium to bright light, water in the leaf vase, and propagate from offsets.
34. Medinilla magnifica – Pink Lantern
This Medinilla is a sight to behold with its pendulous pink flowers hanging down from the large, thick, heavily veined, leathery, glossy and dark green leaves. As such, it makes for an ideal hanging basket plant.
Cultivation: An east or west window, thorough watering, and increased humidity are vital for this show-stopping plant. Mist frequently.
35. Adenium obesum – Desert Rose
This plant has bright, trumpet-shaped flowers that range in color from pink to white and they are the main attraction of this plant, along with the swollen stems, while the glossy and hairless deep green foliage is overlooked.
Cultivation: Display next to a south window, plant it in a fast-draining medium. Water abundantly during the active period.
36. Phaius Tankervilleae – Nun Orchid
This is an easy-to-grow terrestrial orchid that produces pinkish flowers in January and February and dark green leaves pleated like a fan. Check out some of the most popular orchids.
Cultivation: Bright light next to an east or west window and coarse potting mix with orchid bark.
37. Anthurium andraeanum – Flamingo Flower
Flamingo flower has spathes that most people think are the flowers. They are heart-shaped, come in many colors such as pink, white, orange, and green and look as if they were plastic.
Cultivation: It prefers warm, humid conditions and a temperature of 20 degrees C. Give it bright, but not direct sunlight.
38. Rhododendron simsii – Azalea
Azaleas look very dainty and charming placed on bedside tables. They are ideal for cool light and an unheated bedroom next to north- or east-facing window. They produce an abundance of pink flowers and when the plant has finished flowering, move the plant to a frost-free position.
Cultivation: Maintain the temperature of around 17 degrees C, moist conditions without water-logging, good humidity.
39. Aechmea fasciata – Urn Plant
This is a striking bromeliad that has gray-green foliage and long-lasting bright pink flowers in the summer.
Cultivation: It is easy to grow but water into the flower rosette and not over the soil mix. It is a true sun-loving plant, so it will thrive in hot and sunny conditions.
40. Hyacinths orientalis
Bulbs are very easy to cultivate indoors and flower earlier than outdoors. Some species grow in special hyacinth glasses without soil. Place the bulb in the glass and fill it with water.
Cultivation: Place in a dark space and bring into the light when pink petals appear. Plant in the garden after flowering.
41. Schlumbergera sp. – Christmas Cactus
This is one winter-flowering plant that makes an even greater impact if grouped with a couple of individual plants in one clay pot to mimic the impression of a single plant. Christmas cactus will make your winter days and nights more colorful with its hot pink blossoms.
Cultivation: Maintain constant temperature and don’t expose it to drafts or cold air. Here are some tips about watering your Christmas cactus.
42. Bougainvillea glabra – Paper Flower
Native to Brazil, this species is a vigorous grower that produces clusters of 20 vividly colored bracts in shades of pink, white or red in spring and summer. “Sanderiana” produces long-lasting magenta bracts and it will add a splash of color to your indoor garden.
Cultivation: Provide a lot of warmth and light to get the plant to flourish. Direct sunlight and 10 degrees C in the winter.
43. Cyclamen persicum – Florist’s Cyclamen
Originating from the Mediterranean, this species produces scented flowers in a range of pinks. It has fleshy leaves that vary in size.
Cultivation: Protect from chill and cold so as not to shorten the flowering period. Provide cool light and cooler temperatures, but always keep the soil moist.
TIP: Water cyclamen plants from below, by standing the pot in a saucer of water for 30 minutes.
44. Mandevilla x amoena “Alice du Pont”
This is a rose pink flowering plant in the Mandevilla genus otherwise known as Brazilian jasmine. It has leathery, glossy green leaves and clusters of 3-5 dark pink flowers. Another early spring pink variety is M. Sanderi.
Cultivation: Indirect sun, normal room temperature, standard liquid fertilizer every two weeks in spring and summer.
45. Pentas lanceolata – Egyptian Star Cluster
Native to East Africa, this is an attractive and unique shrub with long, lance-shaped leaves and clusters of 5-pointed star-shaped flowers in shades of pink, mauve, and magenta. They appear in fall and winter.
Cultivation: Provide direct light, normal temperature, and only enough water after flowering to prevent the soil from drying out severely.
46. Primula obconica – German Primrose
This plant comes from China and produces masses of large, fragrant, magenta, and pink flowers with the apple-green eye. They are borne in clusters and appear in the early months of the year. Group individual plants together in a pot for a more powerful effect.
Cultivation: Provide cool light, temperature of 10-12 degrees C, and keep thoroughly moist. The fine hairs may cause skin irritation.
47. Mammillaria geminispina
This cacti species has white spines, freely offsetting, and deep pink flowers. Flowers pink like these ones are a delightful sight in any room. Color pink adds freshness and playfulness. The plant originates from Mexico.
Cultivation: Provide ample light. Keep outside in the summer. Water often during the summer months. Feeding isn’t necessary.
48. Gymnocalcium bruchii
This miniature and slow-growing succulent species have white to pinkish heavily spined bodies with masses of pink flowers early in spring. It is one of the coldest and frost-tolerant cacti.
Cultivation: Choose soil with low pH. Balance between bright light and shade. Keep dry in winter.
49. Coryphantha elephantidens – Elephant’s Tooth
These large succulent species are suitable for beginners and growers in modest conditions. It has a deep green body covered with conspicuous, sharp, and pale spines and usually pink flowers with red throat, emerging in the second half of summer.
Cultivation: Appreciating full sunshine at all times, this cactus makes robust growth on a sunny windowsill. It requires a lot of nutrients and watering once a week in summer. Maintain 10 degrees C in winter. Remove sticky sap.
50. Echinocereus pectinatus
This is a very attractive species that flowers easily and profusely in an abundance of pink flowers. The most beautiful variety is the E. var. rigidissimus.
Cultivation: Provide a well-draining and rich soil, but water sparingly.
51. Mammillaria bombycina
This is a short plant with decorative spines that grow in clumps. It flowers in spring in various shades of pink.
Cultivation: The plant flourishes in more humus-rich soil and tolerates more frequent watering.
52. Euphorbia milii
This shrub-like cactus has sharp spines, clusters of small, oval green leaves on the stems, and deep pink flowers freely produced in spring and summer. It is commonly called the Crown of Thorns.
Cultivation: Water once a week in summer and once every three weeks in winter. Wear gloves when repoting.
53. Cypripedium acaule – Pink Lady’s Slipper
Native to North America, this plant is notoriously difficult to grow, but blooms for many years. It has vibrant fuchsia flowers-one of the daintiest orchids you can enjoy in your home. It can be kept in a terrarium or under a bell jar which makes it especially dazzling.
Cultivation: Constant temperature and humidity. Shield from direct sunlight, but provide some direct light in the early morning or late afternoon. It may need some artificial light too in the winter. Use rainwater.
54. Gymnocalycium mihanovichii – Moon Cactus
This is a houseplant. The body is thin and deep green, while the flower sitting atop the base comes in a variety of colors, usually deep pink.
Cultivation: It requires occasional watering, though you can arrange tiny stones around the soil to retain moisture. Place in light shade.
55. Crassula “Morgan’s Beauty”
This plant has thick silver leaves and produces deep pink flowers in the early spring. It is a small and compact plant that spreads in every direction. It is a winter type, very hardy and resistant.
Cultivation: Provide good ventilation and bright light.
56. Primula vulgaris – Primrose
This plant brings welcome colors to your home in winter and spring. After it has finished producing vibrant pink flowers with orange centers, plant them in the garden.
Cultivation: Keep at higher temperatures to promote lasting flowers. Move to a brighter spot if buds won’t open.
This plant bears masses of small, rose-like, fully double flowers in deep pink. They are very long-lasting and faintly fragrant.
Cultivation: Include some direct sun and cut back all the flowering stems after flowering. Prone to red spider mites.
58. Tillandsia aeranthos
This is an intriguing air plant that can grow without compost at home. It produces pink flowers but it can take up to four years for them to appear.
Cultivation: Keep them in a bright kitchen or bathroom with good, indirect light. Water by dipping and draining the plant.
59. Acalypha wilkesiana- Copperleaf
This is an evergreen shrub that produces long, narrow pink flowers in late winter. All parts are poisonous.
Cultivation: It is ideal for the south side of a warm greenhouse where it needs bright light, lots of water, well-drained and humus-rich soil. Pinch for bushy growth. Aphids and whitefly are troublesome.
60. Camelia japonica
Camelias are large evergreen shrubs that flower prolifically under the right conditions. Their flowers are usually pink, but there are some white and red cultivars, too. Kept outside, it makes an amazing butterfly bush or ground cover.
Cultivation: Keep the roots moist. Fertilize in early spring with an acidic fertilizer. Mealybugs and scale insects can pose a problem.
61. Dombeya wallichii – Pink Ball Tree
This is an evergreen shrub that produces fragrant pink blossoms early in the year, but it loses its leaves if exposed to frost. It is ideal for a warm spot or greenhouse.
Cultivation: Provide well-drained, loamy soil, plenty of sunlight and prune after flowering.
This is an evergreen shrub that produces bright pink flowers from spring through autumn. It can be grown in a hanging basket or in regular pots – in either way their pendant flowers are show-stopping.
Cultivation: Prune hard in spring, feed heavily with a balanced fertilizer, and water well. Gray mold can develop if the plant is cold and wet.
63. Saintpaulia ionantha – African Violet
This is one of the undisputed favorites among houseplant growers. The original form was blue, but it was hybridized to produce pink flowers, single or double. Unfortunately, it is often reluctant to flower.
Cultivation: Prefers full light, 16 degrees C all year round, high humidity but do not spray. Use peat-based potting soil.
64. Nerium oleander
This sun-loving plant has light pink-colored, trumpet-shaped flowers in a double and single form. The leaves are long and narrow, but neither should be eaten by humans or animals.
Cultivation: Provide adequate light to promote blooms. Prefers to be cool in summer and winter (4-16 degrees C). Spray with soft water once a week in summer.
65. Freesia x hybrida
This plant bears highly scented and beautiful pink flowers, single and double also in shades of orange, white, and red. It grows to a height of 40 cm with its slender, bright green leaves.
Cultivation: Keep in a cool, light space without water and sun until leaves start to grow. Then, provide full sun, a maximum temperature of 13 degrees C in summer, and use sand or perlite to enhance drainage.
66. Lilium bakerianum – Lily
Lilies are very elegant and gracious flowering bulbs. Most are suitable for growing outdoors, but some species like Easter Lily are suitable for indoor pots or containers. Replant outdoors once they finish flowering. Flowers are usually white or cream with pink and red markings and appear in late spring.
Cultivation: It needs full light but protection from the hot sun, moist soil, and a well-ventilated location. Use loam-based or soilless media.
67. Velthemia capensis – Velthemia
This is a bulb from South Africa that has fleshy flower spikes, a dense cluster of pillow-like flowers in dusty rose tipped with pastel green.
Cultivation: Provide 4 hours of direct light until flowers emerge. Then, move to the indirect sun. Do not mist the plant. Use coarse, well-draining soil with perlite and peat.
68. Aporocactus – Rat’s Tail Cactus
“Rosemary” is a hybrid plant with light pink inner petals and salmon-colored outer petals. It does best in hanging baskets and produces flowers in early spring.
Cultivation: Choose a sunny windowsill indoors, repot each spring, feed once a month in spring and summer, and use a mix with no grit.
69. Crassula argentea – Jade Tree
This is an easy-to-care-for ornamental succulent plant whose striking flowers appear in winter and are showy, star-shaped, and usually pink. It is a wonderful addition to any houseplant collection, achieving a height of 1 m.
Cultivation: Find this plant a sunny location, around 10 degrees C, water every 2 weeks in spring and use high-potash fertilizer 3 times in summer. Use soilless media with sharp sand.
70. Dianthus hybrida
This plant has narrow green leaves and colorful, feathery pink to red flowers, sometimes bicolored and makes a fabulous display in containers. It flowers from early to late summer.
Cultivation: Provide maximum light, 10-16 degrees C, keep dry, and do not spray. Use sandy or loam-based soil.
71. Chinodoxa luciliae
Often called glory-of-the-snow, this plant produces 20 cm tall stems studded with up to a dozen small, starry pink flowers. Plant these little bulbs close together in small pots and they will flower after 2 weeks of being indoors.
Cultivation: Water the pots until the soil around the bulbs is thoroughly dampened and move them to their chilling chamber.
72. Zantedeschia – Calla Lily
This plant has a unique flower shape. The very throat is pale green, cream and ultimately magenta. This contrasts beautifully to deep green lanceolate and hairless leaves. The longevity is from 3 to 5 years.
Cultivation: Provide bright light, temperatures of 16-24 degrees C and use any good potting soil that drains well.
73. Cleistocactus winteri AGM – Golden Rat’s Tail
If you are fond of weird and wonderful, this plant is for you. It has trailing stems that look like long snakes that bear orange to salmon-pink tubular flowers in spring and summer. Grow it in a pot or, even better, a hanging basket, where the long, furry stems will sprawl freely.
Cultivation: Provide full light and some shade in summer, use a half-strength high-potash fertilizer in late spring and summer, water regularly to encourage blooms to form.
74. Disocactus flagelliformis AGM – Rat Tail Cactus
This is one of the most widely available and easy-to-grow Disocactus with its cylindrical stems covered with reddish-yellow spines that are actually sharp. The flowers are pink or crimson and appear in late spring. Display it in a large basket and suspend it high to make it more effective.
Cultivation: Position in bright light, water freely, and mist occasionally. Add grit or perlite to the mix.
75. Echinocereus rigidissimus subsp. rubispinus – Rainbow cactus
This is a popular cactus species that has dark red and violet spines that almost cover the stem. As if those colorful spines were not enough, the plant also bears large magenta flowers in summer.
Cultivation: Position in full sun, reduce watering in autumn, use a half-strength cactus fertilizer and sow seed to propagate.
76. Gymnocalcyium horstii var.buenekeri – Chin cactus
This plant has sparse long yellow spines and large pale pink flowers in summer. It is frost-resistant to -4 degrees C if the soil is dry.
Cultivation: Temperature of 10 degrees C, full sun, a high-potash fertilizer once a month from spring to late summer, a cactus compost mixed with sand and perlite.
77. Mammillaria hahniana AGM – Old lady of Mexico
This species has long and soft spines that give the plant a wispy touch. It flowers prolifically, producing an abundance of rose blooms in spring and red fruits.
Cultivation: Low maintenance plant ideal for beginners. Position in full sun, water thoroughly but allow the soil to dry.
78. Echeveria laui agm- hen and chicks
This is one of the most beautiful Echeveria species that has chubby, spoon-shaped leaves in pale blue and pink summer flowers that make a wonderful contrast to the pastel foliage color.
Cultivation: Tolerant of lower temperatures and some shade, this plant needs watering when the top 1 cm of the soil is dry and a liquid fertilizer once a month.
79. Kalanchoe pumila AGM – Flower Dust Plant
This is one of the smallest yet most dazzling plants in the group, it produces graceful arching stems of silvery leaves and clusters of tiny pink urn-shaped flowers in spring.
Cultivation: Position in bright light, keep the leaves from shriveling in the winter, and add grit to the cactus compost.
80. Sempervivum “Otherllo” AGL -Houseleek “Othello”
This is a widely sought-after cultivar that has dark red leaf rosettes and pink flowers on long stems in summer.
Cultivation: Keep the temperature at 15-26 degrees C, water regularly from spring to early autumn and take offsets to propagate.
81. Hydrangea macrophylla
This is a fast-growing shrub that produces broad leaves and showy clusters of pink flowers in late spring all through September, but the soil needs to be alkaline.
Cultivation: Place in a bright location, water frequently and cut back in winter. Feed ammonium sulfate every 2 weeks. Add sphagnum to the soil.
82. Magnolia Tree
This is a large flowering plant that features blossoms in pink, white, red, or yellow given proper growing conditions: lots of direct sun and regular feeding.
Cultivation: Allow to dry between watering, add humus to the soil and prune away any dead leaves.
83. Cordyline terminalis – Ti Plant
This plant has long branched spikes or pinkish, pleasantly fragrant flowers and red berries when mature. It grows around 4 feet tall indoors with variegated leaves in red and green.
Cultivation: Provide a lot of light, feed lightly with each watering, repot each year and trim away older browning leaves.
84. Wercklea insignis
This is a large shrub with broadly heart-shaped leaves and pink trumpet-shaped flowers, large, showy, and pink to purple. They appear in July to February, but most profusely in September.
Cultivation: It originates from wet and moist forests, so it prefers higher humidity.
85. Cherry blossom
Cherry blossom is a deciduous tall tree ideal for making moss balls, ideally in April. Otherwise known as Japanese cherry, this plant produces pink flowers symbolic of spring. It is double-flowered and the base plant will bloom in May-June. They don’t last very long, so enjoy their short and sweet company.
Cultivation: Cherry blossom should be planted in moist, well-draining soil, water once a week, and feed annually. Provide plenty of light and air circulation.
86. Podranea ricasoliana – Pink Trumpet Vine
Pink trumpet vine can be easily loved for its masses of narrow leaves and clusters of pink flowers. Snappy pink in color, the flowers are distinguished by thin, dark red veins that paint stripes near the centers.
Cultivation: Pink trumpet vine can be made to feel at home with warm temperatures, good air circulation, and bright sunlight.
87. Pleione formosana – Common windowsill orchid
Originating from Taiwan, this orchid produces pink or white flowers in spring. It thrives in zones 7-10.
Cultivation: Dappled shade, Tullock general purpose mix of pH 5-6, careful watering, and weekly feeding.
88. Spider Lily
Spider lily is a magnificent bulbous perennial pink lily that bears hot pink funnel-shaped flowers on bare stems. These species bloom in late summer and early fall. Once the flowering has finished, star-shaped leaves emerge to make up for the loss.
Cultivation: Provide full sun to partial shade, well-drained organic soil and only repot when absolutely necessary.
Who doesn’t want to have charming pink flower species in the home, like pink tulips or pink rose plants? A flowering plant will bloom for several weeks at the very last and often for several months, rarely all year round. They can be more demanding than foliage plants but they are definitely worth the while because they add color, fragrance, and a great deal of beauty to the home.
And the options are immense. Go for pink flowers, orange plant types, or green-flowered species and you will enjoy every minute of their company.