Category Archives: Flowers

Types of Impatiens Flowers: New Guinea, Walleriana, and Double Impatiens (Pictures)

Impatiens Flowers

Impatiens flowers are colorful tender perennials that tolerate shade and can thrive in partial sun. Colorful Impatiens flowers can be in shades of pink, purple, orange, red, and white. 

Flowering Clematis: Pruning, Transplanting, Trellis Support and Care Guide

Flowering Clematis care

Clematis flowers are beautiful star-shaped or bell-shaped blossoms that grow profusely on trailing and climbing vines. Impressive flowering clematis vines thrive in sunny gardens with minimal care. Colorful clematis flowers bloom in shades of purple, pink, rosy-red, white, yellow, and lilac. Some of the largest clematis blooms are enormous fragrant flowers growing up to 10” (25 cm) across.

Clematis Vines: Types, Flowers, Leaves (Pictures) – Identification Guide

Clematis Vines

Clematis is a group of flowering vines, noted for their large colorful star-shaped or bell-shaped flowers, lance-shaped green leaves, and climbing or spreading habit. Clematis flowers are some of the showiest in the garden. Large clematis flowers can be as huge as 10” (25 cm) across and be shades of purple, red, pink, and white. Small clematis flowers are dainty star or bell-shaped blooms with slender petals and bloom throughout spring.

Lavender Flower: Types, Growing, Planting, Watering, Pruning and Care

Lavender Flower - plant care

Lavender flowers with their vivid shades of purple, lilac, blue, pink, and even white are beautiful aromatic flowering spikes growing on small perennial shrubs. Lavender plants typically bloom in summer and fill gardens with fragrant aromas and stunning colors. Despite being native to the Mediterranean region, lavender shrubs are easy to grow in colder climates.

Campanula Flowers: Varieties, and Caring For Campanula Bellflower Plants

Campanula (bellflower) is a group of flowering plants with dainty bell-shaped or star-shaped flowers. Campanula flowers have five-lobed petals that grow 0.8” to 1” (2 – 2.5 cm) long. The beautiful bellflowers can be in shades of purple, blue, pink, or white. Whether growing as annuals, evergreen perennials, or herbaceous plants, you can find campanula flowers blooming from late spring throughout the summer.

Azalea Bushes: How to Care For Flowering Azalea Shrubs (including Pruning and Growing in Pots)

Azalea Bushes care guide

Azalea bushes are spectacular flowering shrubs with eye-catching blooms in a wide range of colors and shapes. Brightly colored azalea flowers are funnel-shaped and come in shades of pink, red, orange, white, yellow, and purple. Flowering azalea bushes are easy to grow in a garden landscape and add plenty of color as they bloom from late winter until early fall.

Gladiolus: Planting, Caring and Growing Gladiolus Flowers (Pictures)

Gladiolus care

Gladiolus flowers are beautiful flowering spikes that produce showy trumpet-shaped blooms in spectacular bright summer colors. Gladiolus plants start flowering 10 to 12 weeks after planting. After that, the colorful flowers bloom for a week or so. To ensure tall gladiolus flowers bloom from summer until frost, you can plant the bulbs in your garden flower bed every few weeks.

Types of Gladiolus Flowers (with Pictures and Names) – Identification

Gladiolus flowers are showy blooms of funnel-shaped flowers growing on tall flowering spikes. The flowering perennial gladiolus plants fill garden landscapes with spectacular floral displays of red, purple, pink, orange, white, yellow, and multi-colored flowers. In addition, the beautiful gladiolus flowers have plain, frilly, ruffled, or semi-ruffled petals adorning vertical blooming flower stalks. Gladiolus flowers usually appear in summer and have a long bloom time until frost.

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.