Category Archives: Flowers

Hellebore Flowers (Lenten Rose) With Pictures and Identification

Hellebore Flowers (Lenten Rose) With Pictures and Identification

Hellebore flowers are spectacular colorful plants famous for their cup-shaped blooms that appear in late winter and early spring. Also called Lenten roses or winter roses, these perennial plants are a hybrid of Helleborus orientalis and other species of hellebores. The flowers on ornamental hellebore plants can be single or double blooms with colors like pink, red, peach, purple, green, and rose.

Ground Cover Plants With Blue Flowers (With Pictures) – Identification Guide

Ground cover plants with blue flowers provide a blanket of soft, colorful plants in shades of indigo, cyan, navy blue, pastel blue and pale lilac. Blue-flowering ground cover plants have several beneficial uses in a garden landscape. The mat-forming plants help prevent soil erosion, keep weeds under control, cover bare patches of ground, and attract pollinators.

Types of Desert Flowers (With Pictures and Names) – Identification Guide

Desert Flowers Identification Guide

Desert flowers can bloom in the harshest and most arid environments in the country. A range of hardy flowering plants, blooming trees, and flowering cacti can turn a barren landscape into a colorful panorama with shades of yellow, orange, purple, pink, and red. Flowering desert plants are also ideal for beautifying garden landscapes if you live in a hot, dry climate.

Bell Shaped Flowers (White, Purple, Red) – Pictures and Identification Guide

Bell Shaped Flowers (White, Purple, Red) - Pictures and Identification Guide

Plants with bell-shaped flowers are colorful, showy, sun or shade-loving garden varieties that give off beautiful fragrances. Usually, the bell-shaped flowers grow in dangling conical clusters and can be white, purple, pink or red. Some examples of these flower clusters are doghobble and Japanese Pieris. However, other bell-shaped flowers like snowdrops, bluebells, and lily of the valley grow on upright or arching stems on low-growing plants.

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.