Purple Flowers

How To Grow and Care for The Bottlebrush Plant (Melaleuca/Callistemon spp.)

Bottlebrush plants are stunning, hailing from the myrtle plant family, and are native to Australia, but are grown across the world for their beauty. As you might imagine from the common name, these shrubs and trees produce very unusual flowers that look like brushes. Not sure if the bottlebrush is right for your garden? Here’s everything you should know. At … Read More

Lupine Flower (Lupinus): Types, How To Grow, And Plant Care

Lupines are beautiful plants that introduce plenty of color and life into any garden. They are easy to grow, and don’t need a lot of care, making them a popular choice in many spaces. There are about 200 different species to choose from, the majority of which come from North and South America, but you can also find some species … Read More

Passion Flowers: Types, How To Grow And Plant Care

Also known as Passiflora, passion flower vines are among the most beautiful climbing plants you can grow, with their instantly recognizable flowers, with a long flowering season. They will quickly cover any vertical surface, providing a great screen for any bare fence, wall, or trellis. Not sure if the passion flower vine is for you? Here’s everything you need to … Read More

Growing And Caring For The Voodoo Lily (Amorphophallus Konjac)

There are so many interesting houseplants to choose from, it can be difficult to know which ones to go for, especially since there tends to be less room in our homes than in the garden. So sometimes you have to be a little choosy, or get a little creative in terms of where you can grow your houseplants. One plant … Read More

Amaranth Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Amaranth flowers are largely used as ornamental plants in gardens, thanks to their gorgeous pendant flowers in bright colors. But did you know that these flowers also have a lot of symbolism, too? Amaranth flowers signify immortality, but there are other meanings worth exploring, too. Let’s take a look. At A Glance: What You Should Know About Amaranth Amaranth is … Read More

7 Large Flowers To Grow in Your Garden

There’s no denying that small flowers are beautiful. But there is a space in every garden that cries out for drama, height, and color that only large flowers can provide. If you were to fill your garden with blooms that are all the same height and size and nothing else, you’d soon find your eyes skimming over them.  A sea … Read More

10 Beautiful Tiny Flowers That Will Make A Difference in Your Garden

Flowers are one of the most important parts of any garden. But when we think about flowers, we typically want the biggest and the most dramatic flowers when we’re choosing new ones. There’s nothing wrong with this, of course, but there are times when the most miniature flowers make the biggest impact, especially if your garden is bursting at the … Read More

Hoary Stock Flower Meaning And Symbolism

Stock flowers are beautiful, grown ornamentally in many places for their beauty. They are often grown in pots for summer color, but also form part of colorful and fragrant bouquets, too. But not many people give these flowers much thought, considering that they do have some symbolism worth paying attention to. When included in a bouquet or given as a … Read More

How to Grow Calla Lilies

Calla lilies are one of the most interesting tropical flowers you can grow in your garden. They come in a huge range of colors, and thanks to their love of warm temperatures, they also make a great houseplant. A favorite of florists and gardeners across the world, calla lilies are as gorgeous as they come, and make a long-lasting cut … Read More


While hydrangea shrubs are a part of many people’s gardens, fewer know about the climbing hydrangea, which adds color and interest to any vertical surface, transforming a dull fence or bare obelisk into something amazing when the flowers are in bloom. It helps that there are many colors to choose from, including purple, pink, white, and blue, matching or contrasting … Read More