Flower Guides

Looking for some guidance on which flowers to plant in your garden this season? In this section, we cover all things flowers. We take a deeper look at every flower you can think of, from Dahlias, to Asters, and Zinnias. You'll find our "how to plant, grow, and care" guides, as well as lists and names of many different flowers that will provide color and life to your garden.

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15 Tips For Growing Beautiful Peonies in Pots or Containers

Thinking of growing peonies in pots or containers? These popular flowers make great container plants, but can be a little picky about their growing conditions. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner shares her favorite tips for beautiful blooming peonies in your container garden this season!

An annual or perennial petunia growing in a flower garden. An up close image of a bright red flower with some foliage behind it.

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Are Petunias Considered Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers?

Thinking of planting some petunias this season but aren't sure if they'll come back each season, or you'll need to replant them year after year? Petunias are a garden favorite, and their low-maintenance blooms are always a welcome addition to any flower garden. In this article, we define the petunia based on your growing location, and if they are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants!

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15 Pink Orchid Varieties For Indoor & Outdoor Gardens

Looking for a pink orchid to plant in your indoor or outdoor garden, and can't decide what to choose? There are many different pink varieties to choose from, so picking just one can be a challenge. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss takes a deeper look at some of her favorite orchids that bloom in beautiful shades of pink!

A picture of orange canna lilies blooming in the middle of a field in full sun conditions on a day with plenty of sunlight and clear skies.

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Do Canna Lilies Need Full Sun, Partial Shade, or Full Shade?

Are you looking to provide your canna lilies the right amount of sun to enjoy their beautiful blooms? Too much sun can cook your plants, and too little can stunt flowering. In this article, gardening expert Paige Folely examines if canna lilies thrive in full sun, partial shade, or full shade.

A beautiful pink orchid blooming in color with pink petals around the center stamen. The stamen almost looks like a tongue, with yellow at the center and some white with darker purple spots.

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Orchid Flower Colors: What Colors Do Orchids Bloom?

Are you thinking of planting some orchids in your indoor or outdoor garden, but want to know what your color options are? Orchids bloom in a wide variety of colors, so you'll have plenty of options! In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss examines the most common colors you'll see orchids bloom!

An image of a perennial canna lily that has vibrant orange blooms. The flowers have an edge of yellow color all the way around, and there is green foliage that is out of focus in the background.

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Are Canna Lilies Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Are you thinking of planting some canna lilies in your garden, but want to make sure they'll come back every year before you start putting them in the ground? In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley examines if these popular flowers are considered annual, biennial, or perennial plants!

A beautiful orange canna lily up close. You can see the green foliage in the background that's blurred out. The focus of the image is the orange flower that has a dark orange interior, with lighter orange ribbons on the exterior of each petal.

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11 Orange Canna Lily Varieties To Brighten Up Your Garden

Do you need to brighten up your flowerbeds this season? What better way to do so than adding some orange canna lilies to your garden! In this article, gardening expert Paige Foley looks at her favorite varieties of orange canna lilies that will add plenty of personality to your flowerbeds this season!

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Canna Lilies

Have you decided to plant some canna lilies this season but aren't quite sure where to start? Canna Lilies are beautiful flowering plants, that can grow quite tall. In this article, gardening expert Paige Folely walks through everything you need to know about canna lilies and their care.

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29 Different Delphinium Varieties You Can Plant This Season

Are you looking to add some delphinium to your garden but aren't sure what variety to pick? There are many different options, depending on the flower colors and plant type you are looking after. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her favorite types of delphinium that you can grow!

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21 Yellow Peony Varieties to Brighten Your Flowerbeds

Looking for some yellow peonies to brighten up your flowerbeds? There are many differen types of peonies that bloom in yellow, so you have plenty of options! In this article, we take a look at our favorite yellow peony varieties, with names and pictures of each!

September Perennials

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15 Perennials You Can Plant This September

Are you looking to add some perennial flowers to your garden this September? There are plenty of perennials that can be planted in the fall, and bloom in the spring. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago examines 15 of her favorite perennials to add to your garden in September.

Tulips Growing in Garden

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Tulips

Tulips are one of the most popular flowers in the world. Their beautiful colors and ease of care make these early bloomers a favorite of gardeners everywhere. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros explains everything you need to know about growing tulips this season and their care.

White Dahlia in Garden

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21 White Dahlia Varieties to Grow This Season

Looking for some white dahlia varieties to plant in your flower garden this season but aren't quite sure where to start? There are many different types of dahlias that bloom with beautiful white flowers. In this article, we take a look at our favorite white dahlia varieties that you can grow this season!

Profusion Zinnia in Garden

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11 Reasons To Plant Profusion Zinnias This Season

Are you on the fence about adding profusion zinnias to your garden this season? These beautiful flowers can add plenty of color to your flower garden. In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farmer Taylor Sievers walks through 11 reasons why profusion zinnias are a must-add to your garden this season!

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How to Grow Marigolds From Seed in 7 Easy Steps

Are you thinking of growing marigolds from seed this season, but aren't sure where to start? Marigolds are a garden favorite, and with good reason! They have beautifully colored blooms, and make great companion plants. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through how to grow marigolds from seed in a few very simple steps!

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21 Red Peony Varieties For Bold Color in Your Flower Garden

Are you looking to add some red peonies to your flower garden this season? There are many different types of red peonies you can grow, so picking the right flower can be difficult. In this article, we look at our favorite peonies with red blooms to help you add some bold color to your flower beds!

Orange Dahlia in Garden

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21 Orange Dahlia Varieties To Grow This Season

Are you thinking of adding some orange dahlias to your garden, but aren't sure which variety to choose? It can be quite confusing, as dahlias have over 40 different species, and seemingly endless different varieties to pick from. In this article, we look at our favorite orange dahlias you can add to your garden for some beautiful and bright flowers this season!