Color Your Winter: Beautiful Houseplants to Keep the Light Shining

Winter doesn’t have to be gloomy!

Especially with the holidays behind us, the cold and dark winter season can get to many of us. It’s natural for diurnal, sun-loving humans to align our moods with the weather outside. For those of us in colder climates, the time spent within our homes is essential to the betterment or worsening of our moods.
Why not add a little luster to your home and brighten it up with these 3 houseplants!

Bromeliads

Bromeliads are diversely colorful and always beautiful. Its colors vary, and last throughout the seasons. Bromeliads don’t need much water, but may need a bit more sunlight than shade specific plants. This beautiful plant is the perfect accent to a bathroom or bedroom, soaking up the limited sunlight that can be found streaming through the window.

Peace Lily

The Peace Lily is a true indoor plant. One of the most beautiful and least effort-intensive plants anyone can find. It’s also known as a “closet plant” and can be found often in offices and by entryways of homes. These uniquely beautiful flowers require medium to low light and infrequent watering. There’s few plants that offer more for doing less!

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is most often associated with tropical climates and sunburns. However, aloe is also a gorgeous way to spruce up your wintry indoor environment. Unlike the hardier peace lily, the aloe plant is still tropical and requires more light and warmth than the other plants on this list. Putting it by a window that receives a majority of daily sunlight and watering it once a week is enough to bring color, and healing plants into your home!