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I would love to put a plant or two in my kitchen window, but it does not get much sun. I would prefer a flower plant, but any recommendations would be great.
 
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If I were you, I'd choose a Peace Lily:) It's a beautiful plant and it's very easy to grow. It doesn't need much sunlight, so it would be perfect for you.
Here is what it looks like:

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Although a little temperamental - I too would suggest African Violets as being a very good choice especially as there are so many different varieties to choose from :)

However there is one plant that I would highly recommend as being an excellent choice for a shady windowsill and that is Porphyrocoma Pohliana commonly known as

The Rose Pine Cone Plant

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which apart from being a very hardy easy care plant is very adaptable too - as although it prefers a shady spot - it will grow in almost every type of light too and as it flowers continually throughout the year - it is in my mind what makes it an ideal plant for a shady windowsill - as not only does it flower continually throughout the year but has year round striking foliage too for very little effort :)
 
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What about moth orchids? Those come in several colors and grow very well in shaded areas, specially when potted indoors. Just take a look at this:

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Orchids are truly gorgeous! I didn't know that they grow well in shade.
Another interesting, flowering plant that doesn't need much sunlight is Thanksgiving cactus. I've never been a big fan of cacti, but in my opinion this one looks quite pretty:

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Those are all beautiful suggestions and I jotted them down so I can look for them at the nursery. Thank you!
 

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