Category Archives: Flowers

Orange Star Plant (Ornithogalum Dubium): Care and Growing Guide (Pictures)

The orange star plant is a beautiful ornamental plant with clusters of star-shaped orange flowers growing on the end of tall stems among lime-green foliage. Also called the Star of Bethlehem and Sun Star, the orange star flowers form a spectacular bouquet of 15 to 20 small blossoms, each with six triangular orange petals. Orange star plant thrives in gardens in sandy soil where it gets full sun for most of the day.

Types of Hollyhock Plants: Flowers, Leaves, Seeds (Pictures) – Identification Guide

hollyhock flowers

Hollyhock (alcea rosea) is a species of flowering garden plants with colorful white, purple, pink, red, and yellow cup-shaped flowers growing on tall spikes. Hollyhock flowers have a long blooming season, and their tall growth makes them useful landscaping plants. Easy to grow from seed, hollyhocks grow as short-lived perennials or biennials. Their brightly colored flowers make them ideal low-maintenance landscape plants for cottage gardens, mixed flower beds, or to create a colorful flowering living fence.

20 Types of Begonias: Flowers, Leaves (With Pictures and Care Guide)

Types of Begonias

Begonia plants are famous for their spectacular colorful leaves and clusters of showy pink, red, yellow, orange, or white flowers. Species of begonia are grown as tropical tender perennials, bedding annuals, or houseplants. Popular types of begonia, such as wax begonias, tuberous begonias, and rex begonias, bloom through the summer and fall. When growing indoors, some begonia cultivars and hybrids produce flowers all year long.

Vines With White Flowers with Pictures and Names (Identification)

White flowering vines

White flowering vines are beautiful climbing plants or creeper plants that look attractive in any garden landscape. Climbing vines with white flowers add grace and elegance as they grow up arbors or trellises, cascade over walls, hang from hanging baskets, or dangle from pergolas. The pure snow-white or creamy white flowers look spectacular, contrasting with lush green, leafy foliage.

Angel Wing Begonia (Begonia coccinea x Begonia aconitifolia): Flowers, Leaves – Care Guide (Pictures)

Angel Wing Begonia care

Angel wing begonia is a type of tender perennial cane begonia, famous for its beautiful spotted wing-like, pointed leaves. Not only is its foliage spectacular, but an angel wing begonia also produces clusters of drooping pink and white, red, or orange flowers. As a popular outdoor garden plant or tropical houseplant, angel wing begonia is incredibly easy to grow. Outdoors, partial-shade is ideal for this carefree plant. However, growing indoors, the begonia thrives in bright, indirect light.

Types of Colorful Petunia Flowers: Purple, Black, Red, White, Yellow (Pictures) 

Types of Petunia Flowers

Petunia flowers are some of the most colorful flowering plants to grow in garden landscapes, hanging baskets, borders, containers, and window boxes. They are so popular because all varieties of petunias are prolific bloomers with solid, striped, speckled, and veined colors. With their trumpet-shaped showy single or double blooms, petunias come in colors and shades such as purple, lilac, red, pink, yellow and white. There is even a stunning type of black petunia.

Petunia Flowers: Planting, Growing and Caring for Petunia Plants

Petunia Flowers: plant care

Petunias are spectacular annual flowers that bloom in shades of yellow, red, purple, white, orange, and blue. Petunia flowers can be single or showy double blooms with striped, solid, or speckled colorful patterns. Blooming continuously on long cascading stems, petunia flowers look stunning, growing in containers, hanging baskets, flower borders, or spreading colorful ground cover. Petunias bloom throughout the summer, and new varieties will produce flowers non-stop without deadheading.

Wax Begonia: Flower, Leaves – Plant Care Guide (Pictures)

Wax Begonia care

Wax begonia (Begonia Semperflorens-Cultorum) is a group of beautiful begonia plants with green, bronze, or reddish-brown waxy leaves that grow in compact, bushy mounds. Wax leaf begonias are popular bedding plants that grow as annuals or warm-weather perennials. Growing in dappled sunlight, the spreading, low-growing bedding begonias produce clusters of white, pink, or red flowers that bloom from summer until fall.

Hydrangea: Planting, Transplanting – Care and Growing Guide (Pictures)

Hydrangea care

Hydrangea flowers are some of the largest, showiest, and most colorful blooms you can grow in a garden landscape. Beautiful hydrangea bushes fill gardens with dazzling, colorful flowers and lush green foliage from spring through summer and until fall. One of the beauties of planting hydrangea flowering shrubs is that they are easy to grow in gardens or backyards. Some stunning hydrangea bushes are dwarf shrub varieties that grow well in containers as patio plants.

Types of Hydrangea Bushes (Small and Large) With Their Flowers and Leaves (Pictures) – Identification

Types of Hydrangea Bushes

Hydrangeas are beautiful bushy deciduous shrubs with large, colorful, showy flowers and large bright to dark green leaves. Hydrangea flowers bloom in shades of blue, lavender, white, pink, red, green, and purple. The bigleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) is the most popular of these flowering bushes. Other types of hydrangea bushes include smooth hydrangeas, oakleaf hydrangeas, climbing hydrangeas, panicle hydrangeas, and mountain hydrangeas.