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An easy way to make your garden colorful is by adding perennial flower bulbs. Perennial literally means lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time, in the garden these are the flowers that will bloom all-year-round
Perennial flower bulbs are an ideal pick for flowers to incorporate in your garden, and we would like to define them as the base foundation for any garden. Here are some of the flowers that you can choose from.
An obvious choice of an addition to any garden as this flower simply withstands the cold and warm climates easily, as long as you water them religiously. Not only that these are tough, but also because of their vibrant colors, elevating the beauty of your garden. Several of their kind are cultivated as ornamentals because of their flowers and are also used as fiber plants.
It resembles a daisy with its star shape and long petals, and the most common one is a lavender color. Generally, they have a long life and will attract wildlife to your garden, particularly butterflies. Asters have many species, so their height can range from eight inches to eight feet. These plants can be used for borders, rock gardens or even wildflower gardens.
- Creeping Phlox
These flowers are star-shaped and creep on the ground, my color of choice for these is its deep red hue, which can look like a red carpet. You can also let these cascade down your garden ledges, and you can get that fairytale garden look easily.
A very stunning flower that resembles a lily. It comes in different color variations, but for us, the most exquisite color is its ruby-red hue. Although it can catch the attention of anyone, we do not recommend that you plant this in the ground of your garden, rather have a separate pot for this plant cannot withstand extremely low temperatures, so if winter comes, you can simply place the flower indoors.
A kind of evergreen which forms beautiful white flowers. Creating a white blanket appearance, these flowers actually have clusters of petals surrounding the center if you look real close. Because they are commonly white in color, you can use these flowers as “support” for the more vibrant bulbs you have.
- Viburnum Opulus
Commonly known as the snowball tree, its sphere-like shape is formed by a delicate cluster of smaller flowers. Yes, you read that right, if the small flowers are at full bloom, it will somewhat resemble a Christmas ball ornament, quite a beautiful addition to your garden.
Like the Hibiscus, this plant has over 400 species available. You can say that the Sedum plant is a low-maintenance plant, as it can be planted both in soil or rock gardens, you will just have to make sure that you plant this not-entirely overshade, and of course water these plants every now and then. You can never go wrong with Sedum plants, as they are quite charming to the eyes.
These flowers are one of the most popular year-round flowers. They have a variety of colors mainly because of their different species. One of the reasons for its popularity is the fact that each color represents a meaning. They are given as gifts to showcase feelings towards others. Among the colors are yellow, red, white and lavender.
Most varieties can be easily grown because they only have basic needs. Like being exposed to sunlight, having rich soil, good drainage, and air circulation.
Are also known as “grenadine” or “clove pink”. They are another great all-season flower. Carnations are perfect to use as bouquet flowers because of their long stems. There are several kinds of carnations. Among the most popular are: annual carnations, perpetual flowering carnations, and border carnations.
Another reason for carnations being well known is the fact that each color represents a different meaning. Listed below are some of the meanings.
- Pink- represents a mother’s love
- Light red- represents admiration
- Dark red- represents deep love or a woman’s affection
- White- represents pure love
- Striped- represents regret or refusal
- Green- represents St. Patrick’s Day
- Purple- represents capriciousness
- Yellow- represents disappointment
These flowers are a symbol of friendship. They are popular for having unmatched beauty. These flowers are shaped like a trumpet against a background that is star-shaped. They have flower bulbs that can thrive in sunny and well-drained places. They are very useful for many gardeners and are often used for cutting, bedding and naturalizing. They are also perfect for large groves and in woodland gardens.
Daffodils VS. Narcisuss
People would be surprised to know that there is no actual difference between the Daffodils and Narcissus. Both of the words are synonymous with each other. Daffodil is a common name for all the members of the Narcissus genus. While Narcissus is the Latin word or botanical name for the commonly called Daffodils.
Remember that no matter how colorful and beautiful your flowers are, they will not live for a long time if you do not take the time to take care of them. A plant that is neglected would require more time and effort to get back to good health. Water your plants regularly, apply organic fertilizers and protect your plants from any pests.