Cool Flowers To Extend The Flowering Season

If you didn’t know any better, you might think that some of the best flowers only appear during summer for a brief window, and then the best of the flowering season for the whole year is finished. Luckily, that’s not the case. While spring is often celebrated as a great relief for those of us who find joy and peace … Read More

The Parts Of A Flower

You may not put any thought into a flower’s function past its visual appeal, and what it might look like in your garden. The vast majority of flowers are not there to look pretty to us, however. Their main design is to attract pollinators, to transfer pollen from the flower to another, ensuring that the plant’s genetic code is carried … Read More

Why Do Flowers Close Up At Night?

One of the most interesting things about plants is their individual quirks, which look strange at the first glance, but actually demonstrate how clever these plants can be.  One such trait is the way that certain flowers close up at night. Have you ever wondered why they do it? Time to find out. Why Do Plants Adapt? All plants have … Read More

What Does No Rain No Flowers Mean

What Does No Rain No Flowers Mean?

You may have heard the phrase “No rain, no flowers,” before, and wondered what it meant. Here’s what you need to know. “No rain, no flowers” is one of those phrases that will either help reframe your current opinion or state of mind, or it will just annoy you. There are several ways that you can interpret this phrase – … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With E

Ear-leaved Tickseed Also referred to as Coreopsis auriculata, or mouse-ear tickseed, this perennial comes from parts of North America, including Louisiana, Kentucky, Maryland, and West Virginia. The plant has bright yellow flowers that bloom in late spring through early summer. The common name comes from the shame of the petals, which are frilled at the tips. It’s a very easy … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With D

Daffodil Daffodils are a group of plants in the Amaryllis family, Amaryllidaceae. They have long been associated with spring and Easter time, but they can be found all year round as houseplants or garden plants. The daffodil is one of the most popular flowers for cutting. It has many cultivars that range from white to yellow, red and orange. There … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With A

One of the best ways of searching for new plants to try in your own garden is to approach it alphabetically. It may sound strange, but using this method you are more likely to come across plants that you haven’t tried before, rather than lists of specific garden type plants, which can include the same species of plants over and … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With B

Struggling to find new flowers to grow? One of the easiest ways is to search for captivating new flowers by the letter.  Here are some of the most beautiful flowers that begin with the letter B. Baby’s Breath A favorite accent plant of florists everywhere, Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila) has a delicate scent and tiny white or soft pink flowers.  There … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With C

Calendula officinalis Calendula is a genus of flowering perennials and annuals, coming from the Asteraceae or daisy plant family. Calendula comes from the Latin word calendae, translating to ‘little clock’ or ‘little calendar’. These plants hail from the Mediterranean, parts of Western Europe, and Southwestern Asia. These beautiful, cheery plants are also known as marigolds, which can get confusing, as … Read More

Top 12 Unusual and Exotic Flowers Around The World

While all flowers are beautiful, there are some that will completely stop you and make you forget what you were doing, distracted by the most striking and unusual sights that nature alone is capable of. This is certainly possible in your own garden, for stunning blooms to take you by surprise, cementing their place on next year’s plant order list, … Read More

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