Annuals can be some of the most rewarding plants to grow in the garden as they can go from seed to flower quite quickly, and transform your outdoor space into a colorful, fragranced, floral retreat. Annuals that bloom all summer long are among the most popular annuals, as they can be enjoyed for the longest time. This list comprises some of the easiest to grow and care for, plus the most stunning annual plants that will bring long-lived flowers to your garden.
As a blend between red and white, the pink color is associated with sweetness, romance, charming and feminine. People often use pink flowers like roses as romantic gifts, but there are many other flowers than just red or pink roses. In this article, we'll go into detail common types of stunning pink flowers you can grow.
White is the color of perfection, purity, and integrity. If you want to add a touch of these characteristics above to your home or garden, or if you just love the color "white", our guide here will help you choose the most common types of plants with beautiful white flowers - all are included with detailed growing tips plus photos.
Ornamental grasses are very easy to care for, and after initial planting can often be left and forgotten about, yet will still thrive, making them ideal for beginner gardeners or anyone who likes a low maintenance garden.
Magnolia’s are classic trees that are known for growing in hot climates, though there are many varieties of this tree that are cold hardy and can be grown in a wide range of climates. These trees are easy to grow, they will adapt to almost any soil type so long as it drains well, and they will tolerate both full sun or partial shade.
If you ever run into a sunflower field, you'll be thrilled by this plant's attractive look. But starting with the letter "s", there is not just the sunflower. There are so many beautiful flowers that begin with "s". In this article, let's go into some of the most popular and easy to grow plants with stunning floweres starting with the character "s".
Oakwood comes from the oak tree, although there are many types of oak trees around the world, with over sixty different types growing in just the United States alone. In terms of oak wood, it is usually categorized into two groups, red oak and white oak. Though you may think these would be easy to distinguish from one another, they have a lot in common in terms of aesthetics, and it can be hard to tell red from white purely at first glance.
Bougainvilleas climbing plants come in a vast variety of colors, including purple, pink, orange, and red. Bougainvillea has flowers that resemble colored tissue paper, hence the nickname Paper Flower. There are over 250 varieties of this plant, with some known to be very large climbers while others are dwarfs that only grow to a meter in height. Bougainvilleas thrive in hot climates, hence their popularity in the tropics and the subtropics as well as in hot European countries like Spain.
Eucalyptus trees have a stunning architectural look to them, with unusually shaped branches which sometimes have a twisting habit, or are covered with colorful, patterned bark. These trees are easy to care for and have a long life span; many are drought-tolerant and can cope with a wide range of soils.
Peonies have sustained their popularity as one of the best flowering perennial plants for many centuries, as they produce stunningly luxurious blooms, are low maintenance, and can be grown across a wide range of climates. Peonies are resilient in nature and are rarely affected by pests or disease.
Holly trees and bushes encompass more than 400 plant species. The majority of these are dioecious, so they require both a male and female plant within pollination distance of each other in order for the female to produce fruits. Holly can be evergreen or deciduous and range greatly in size and shape.
Moss is one of the oldest plant species on the planet, and it has a broad and diverse range of types, with over 20,000 different varieties in existence. Here you'll find common types of moss for your garden