If you are on the hunt for the perfect rose for your garden, whether that be a continuous bloomer or one without thorns, this list of types of roses will help you to identify one rose from another.
Lantana flowers belong to the verbena family, Verbenaceae. The two types of flowers look so similar that it can be a struggle to tell a lantana plant from a verbena plant.
Have you ever wondered what flowering plants there are that begin with the letter ‘C’? Well, wonder no more! This list contains a variety of flowers whose common names all begin with ‘C.’
This list encompasses some of the best orange flowers available, to help you find an easy-care orange flower to suit your climate and space.
There are nearly 10,000 different types of azaleas, with many of them being native to different parts of the US. If you are an azalea fan and wish to plant one in your home garden, it should be fairly easy to find one that is suitable for your climate, as azaleas will grow in a range of conditions.
Mexican petunias are a pretty flowering evergreen perennial that can be grown in containers, as shrub-like plants, or as ground cover. They grow rapidly and spread easily, even in conditions that would be less than ideal for many plants.
Cineraria plants are short-lived in most regions, because they are not frost-hardy, and are usually discarded once the flowers fade, though they can also be kept as flowering houseplants. They are easy-care plants and will reward the grower with plentiful delightful blooms so long as their soil is kept moist.
Classic florist flowers such as calla lily, gerbera, and orchids are often considered the most beautiful in the world by default. While it is certainly true that they are among the truly most appealing ones, I have tried to go beyond that and explore some not as obvious examples of striking floral beauty that are also garden and wildlife-friendly.
Water lilies are the most popular aquatic blooming plants, and aside from being beautiful, they offer several benefits to ponds, lakes, and water features. Water lilies create shade in the water, which is beneficial to both fish and the health of the pond or lake.
Red spider lilies are native to China, Korea, and Nepal, though they were introduced to Japan in the 1800s where they naturalized and have become symbolically associated with death. The flowers of this plant have an unusual look, and bloom in early fall in vivid red. They last just a week or two, during which time they fade to a coral-pink.
Stargazer lilies are a hybrid that was developed in 1974 by crossing Lilium auratum and Lilium speciosum, with the specific intention of creating an upward-facing flower. They are an oriental lily hybrid, as their ‘parent’ plants were native to East Asia.
Purple is an elegant color that symbolizes royalty, mystique, creativity, and spirituality. It brings a sense of calm, mellows out the viewer, and increase positivity. Last but not least - purple and green are an excellent combo, making the purple especially magnificent color in the garden.