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.

Helleborus Hybridus Black Flower

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11 Reasons We Love Hellebore Hybrids With Black Blooms

If you've seen pictures of hellebore hybrids on social media, or other places online, you've probably caught yourself wondering: should I add these to my garden? If you are creating a colorful perennial garden, the answer oftentimes is a resounding yes! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through her favorite reasons to plant hellebore hybrids with beautiful black flowers in your garden this season!

Native Wildflower in Garden

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21 Native Wildflowers For A Stunning Wildflower Garden

Thinking of starting a wildflower garden, but aren't sure which types of wildflowers you should pick? There are many different types of wildflowers you can choose from, which can make picking the right flower types a little daunting! In this article, we've created a comprehensive list of our favorites!

White Dahlia With Pink Variety

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Dahlia Varieties: 64 Different Types of Dahlia Cultivars

Dahlias are some of the most beautiful perennial flowers you can add to your garden. But which types of dahlias should you add this season? While the flower lover in me says add "all of them," there simply just isn't enough room to do that. There are thousands of dahlia cultivars you can plant, so we've selected some of our favorites to show you how beautiful these flowers can be!

dahlias sun or shade

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Do Dahlias Like Full Sun, Partial Shade, or Fully Shaded Areas?

Trying to decide if you want to plant some dahlias, but want to know what their sun needs are before you do? Dahlias are some of the most popular flowers due to the many different varieties they produce. In this article, we examine if dahlias like full sun, partial shade, or if they can survive in full shade!

Begonia Grown Indoors

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Are Begonias Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Thinking of adding some begonias to your garden, but want to know if they are annuals, perennials, or biennials before you start planting? These are common questions for flower gardeners of all experience levels. Find out what you can expect from these beautiful flowers, and how many seasons they will actually stick around for!

flowers that bloom all year

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31 Beautiful Flowers That Will Bloom All Season Long

There are many different flowers that will actually bloom all year depending on your climate, and geographic location. But choosing the perfect fit for your garden can be a bit of a challgenge! In this article, we look at our favorite annuals and perennials that will keep blooming in your garden all year long!

Begonia Varieties

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Begonia Varieties: 49 Different Types of Begonia You’ll Love

Begonias are a favorite plant of many, and with good reason. Their hardy nature and beautiful blooms can transform any outdoor or indoor garden space. In this article, certified master gardener and begonia enthusiast Laura Elsner examines some of the top begonia varieties for your indoor or outdoor garden space.

blue asters

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Blue Asters: 15 Different Types of Blue Aster Varieties

Looking to add some blue asters to your garden, but aren't sure which ones to add? There are many different blue aster varieties to choose from, so making the choice can be a bit difficult! In this article, we take a look at some of the top varieties of blue asters you can add to your garden space, as well as which hardiness zones they prefer.

Tips for Pansies

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11 Tips To Keep Your Pansies Blooming All Summer Long

Looking to maximize the length of time your pansies bloom this season? Pansies are a welcome addition to any garden, but their blooms may fade depending on the situation. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her top tips to keep your pansies blooming for as long as possible this season!

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Pansies in Your Garden

Thinking of adding some pansies to your garden this season? Pansies can be the perfect compliment to many different flower combinations and make an easy-to-care for flower in your flower garden. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through how to plant, grow, and care for pansies this season!

hellebore pots

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How to Grow Hellebore in Pots or Containers

Thinking of planting some hellebore in pots or containers, but aren't quite sure where to start? Container gardening can be a great way to add flowers to your garden that you don't have room for in your raised beds or in your flower garden. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through each step of planting hellebore in pots or containers.

Hellebore Growing in Garden

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Hellebore Flowers

Hellebore flowers have become a shade darling for many gardeners. Their beautiful blooms come in a wide variety of different colors and they can also grow easily in many different climates. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago walks through each step of growing hellebore flowers in your garden, and their care.

dahlia companion plants

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17 Dahlia Companion Plants To Grow With Dahilas

Trying to figure out what to plant with your dahlias this season, but can't quite figure out what plants well with these beautiful flowers? There are actually a number of different plant options for dahilas, depending on your garden goals. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at her favorite plants to companion plant with dahlias.

celosia fading

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Is Your Celosia Fading? Here’s Why, and How to Fix it!

Is your celosia fading, but you aren't quite sure why it's happening? There are actually a number of different causes that make celosia lose its color. In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farmer Taylor Sievers examines why celosia flowers start to fade, and how you can fix it once it starts happening!

flowers that look like roses

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Rose Lookalikes: 21 Flowers That Look Like Roses

Looking to plant some flowers that look similar to roses, but aren't sure what to plant? Roses are beautiful flowering shrubs, but many gardeners don't want to deal with the upkeep that they require. In this article, we look at some of our favorite rose lookalikes to give you some different planting options for your garden.

Zinnia Variety

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Zinnia Varieties: 21 Different Types of Zinnias

There are many different types of Zinnia varieties, so picking just one type to plant can be extremely difficult to do! These easy to grow annuals are a favorite amongst many flower gardeners. In this article, gardening expert and cut flower farm owner Taylor Sievers looks at over 20 different zinnia varieties you can plant this season.

purple annuals

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21 Purple Annual Flowers To Plant This Season

If you are considering adding some purple annual flowers to your flower patch this year, you've made an excellent choice! Purple is one of the most standout colors when it comes to flower gardening, and there are many options to choose from. In this article, we look at our favorite purple annual flowers that you can plant each season.

daisy varieties

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Daisy Varieties: 34 Different Types of Beautiful Daisies

Thinking of adding some daisies to your home garden or flower patch this season? There are many different types of daisy varieties, so picking the right one can be a bit of a challenge! After all, who wouldn't love to plant them all? In this article, we look at our favorite daisy varieties that you can add to your garden this season, with names and pictures of each!