List of Flowers
Images of Flowers
This list of flowers, with images of flowers, will help you identify and choose flowers to plant. Planting flowers can be great lawn alternatives, that keep you from having to mow! If you plan it correctly, (and your lawn is small enough) you can build beds for the flowers, and use either gravel, (bluestone is lovely), or bark chips for the walkways.
By building raised beds, you can keep the flowers contained, and add a bit of height, allowing for flowers that can spill out of the beds. I used rocks for edging material to build the beds (or rather, hubby did)Isn't he wonderful?
The bluestone is sitting on top of some heavy plastic that keep weeds and grass out. This is a great lawn alternative that keeps you from ever having to mow!
List of Flowers
I hope you will find these images and names of flowers, along with the lists of flowers useful. I have provided a bit of information on each one, to give you a general idea about it.
I planted this creeping phlox to spill over the rocks (see image above)
Do you like Purple Flowers?
List of Purple Flowers
A soft, romantic looking perennial that loves sun! It is another favorite from your grandmothers garden, now available in many colors.
Laughs at droughts, as it keeps blooming reliably.
My favorites are the pinks, but the yellow, or red ones are nice too! Very dependable garden plant.
A widely adaptable plant, that is not seen in gardens as much as it should be! Grows on vertical,iris-like foliage with arching stems of bright fennel shaped scarlet, orange or yellow flowers.
They bloom for a long time in late summer and fall. They make excellent cut flowers. In the garden, they combine well with yellow flowers.
They make nice filler flowers for rose bouquets!
This hardy perrenial make nice border plants, making a low hedge-type border. I put the
Geranium, Hardy Blue plant on this list of flowers because I think border plants are important in the garden.
They frame the bed, tieing it together with continual color.
Another hardy plant that will reward you year after year with it's lovely flowers is
Iris, Pass the Wine and other great colors Is a heavy feeder, so be sure to fertilize yearly.
One of the best and most beloved garden plants of all time is the
Black Eyed Susan a glorious and traditional highlight of summer.
While the native plant is enchanting, 'Goldsturm' improves upon an already good thing by providing more and bigger flowers in a consistent deep golden yellow on upright plants that reach 40in. It blooms prodigiously from late July to early October. One of my favorites on this list of flowers.
A wonderful garden plant available in many shades of pink, purple, red, white, and two-toned ones with darker colored eyes.
This easily grown flower is long-blooming, and provides masses of color, in both sun and shade.
Five-petal flat-faced flowers are very care-free, except they can be prone to mildew. To help avoid this: Keep plants dry when watering, and provide plenty of air circulation, by thinning the plants.
Grow disease resistant varieties.
Deadhead flowers to maintain vigor and prevent self-seeding.
Phlox, Royal Purple
Echinacea, a North American genus in the Daisy family, has big, bright flowers that appear from late June until frost. Coneflowers thrive in average soils or hot, dry conditions and shrug off cold. Blooms last well, cut or dried, and the seeds in the large cone at the heart of the flower head provide nourishment for birds. E. purpurea, a rugged species that is native from Iowa and Ohio to Louisiana and Georgia.
Coneflowers are equally at home in formal borders or cottage gardens.
Widely used in gardens, they are very popular, and very dependable. A lovely garden flower that blooms for many weeks.
Relatively low growth, vertical form, easy care, long life, and a number of cultivars available. Colors can include blue, purple, pink, red or white.
They should be mulched, and not allow to dry out. They spread to form nice clumps. Spiked flowers are very attractive.
They make very pretty cut flowers to add to your bouquets.
Veronica, Ulster Blue Dwarf
Enjoy these beautiful images of flowers,and be sure to include some in your garden.
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