University of Maryland Extension

Plants - Houseplants & Seasonal

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Houseplants, or also referred to as indoor, foliage and tropical plants, are a beautiful addition to our indoor spaces. Most are grown for their foliage as flowering houseplants can be a bit more demanding in their light requirements. 

Seasonal plants have become an important part of our holiday celebrations and add a unique touch to holiday décor. 

 Best Practices for houseplant care


HG 60 (PDF)  IPM Series: Houseplants
HG 105 (PDF) Overwintering Tropical Plants
Care of Phalaenopsis orchids (moth orchid)

Seasonal Plants:
Care of Amaryllis
Care of Indoor Rosemary Topiary
HG 30 (PDF)  Holiday Plant Care: Poinsettia
HG 45 (PDF)  Selecting and Caring for the Cut Christmas Tree
HG 46 (PDF)  Selecting and Caring for a Live Christmas Tree

African violets
Rosemary topiaries
Choosing and Caring for Flowering Houseplants
Choosing and Caring for Houseplants

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