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Sinningia

Perhaps better known as Gloxinia, they are very striking flowering plants that should be treated as an annual, rather than a long term houseplant.

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Streptocarpus

The 'Cape Primrose' is a collectors plant with exquisite flowers. It is closely related to Saintpaulia and requires similar growing conditions.

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African violets

Also known Saintpaulias, they will flower for many months per year. Keep out of direct sunlight and cold draughts and water moderately.

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Moth Orchids

There are a multitude of orchids available but Phalaenopis (moth orchids) are easy to keep and flower longest.

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Azaleas 

Beautiful flowering plants which make great gifts at Christmas or in springtime. Keep out of direct sunlight and keep well watered.

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Flaming Katy

Kalanchoes. A succulent with bright flowers in many colours. Spathiphyllum. Unlike many houseplants it tolerates a sunny windowsill.