Blue flowers are not considered exceptionally rare, but they are certainly one of the least commonly found flower colors in gardens, with blue flowers accounting for just ten percent of all flowering plants known in the world.
Johnny jump ups are wildflowers native to Spain and other areas of Europe, though they have since been introduced to North America. Typically, these flowers grow in the wild, in the meadows, wasteland, fields, and beaches.
Poinsettias are the quintessential Christmas plant. The best-selling variety of this plant comes in shades of red and green, and as the plant is at its most vibrant over winter, it seems that it was created especially for the festive season.
Jacob’s ladder plant is so-called because of the pinnate leaf pattern, which resembles a ladder. Its delicate foliage is just as attractive as the cup-shaped flowers that bloom in mid to late spring and throughout the summer.
This perennial herb or ornamental is confusingly commonly known as anise hyssop, although the plant is neither part of the hyssop species, anise seed, or a star anise. In fact, it is part of the mint family and has many semblances to the mint plant, including its square stalks and toothy dull green foliage with paler undersides.
Cornflowers are a pretty annual wildflower that was once commonly seen growing natively throughout Britain's rural meadows. Unfortunately, as with many species of wildflowers, the cornflower is now rarely seen in the wild. It has become almost extinct in rural landscapes thanks to modern agricultural methods.
The biggest consideration with gaillardia flowers is to be careful not to overwater. These plants are drought-tolerant but won’t survive long in soil that’s too wet.
Marigolds grow quickly and easily in any zone and are very drought-tolerant. Be careful with them if you don’t want to spread.
Most varieties of heuchera are very drought-tolerant. They also make great border plants for year-round color. If you are interested in adding some inviting & outstanding colors for your garden, heuchera plants (coral bells) are a perfect choice. If so, read our article till the end for proper growing & care tips.
There is a wide range of columbine flowers, all of which are easy to care for and are self-seeding, with flowers blooming after the first year.
Celosia has many colorful varieties and is easy to grow in a wide range of hardiness zones. The biggest concern is to keep the soil moist but not too wet to protect the roots from rotting.
Balloon flowers come in a number of attractive varieties, but none will bloom the first year. These flowers are not hard to care for though they have some toxicity problems that you need to know. Here in this article, we'll go over this beautiful plant in great details.