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.

white peonies

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21 White Peony Varieties For Your Flower Garden

Are you looking for some white flowering peonies to plant this season but aren't sure where to start? There are many different peony varieties you can grow that have beautiful white blooms! Check out our favorite peonies with white flowers you can add to your flower garden this season!

Purple Peonies

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11 Purple Peony Varieties For Your Flower Garden

Are you looking for some purple peonies to add to your flower garden? There are a number of different varieties to choose from, which is great if you love variety! In this article, we look at our favorite peonies with purple hued blooms that will help you get the pop of color you are looking for this season!

grow lantana

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Lantana Plants

Lantana is a sun-friendly plant that has a variety of different uses. From border plantings to flowerbeds, these colorful flowers can brighten up any garden space. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through how to plant, grow, and care for Lantana in your garden.

Fall Blooming Perennial in Flower Garden

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21 Fall Blooming Perennial Flowers For Your Flower Garden

Looking for some fall blooming perennials that you can add to your flower garden? There are many different types of perennial flowers with extended bloom times that will keep your garden colorful until winter. In this article, we look at our favorite fall blooming perennials that will bloom until first frost.

pink tulips

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27 Pink Tulip Varieties That Will Brighten Up Your Flowerbed

Thinking of adding some pink tulips to your garden, but aren't quite sure where to start? Pink tulips can add some brightness to just about any flower garden, especially with their early season blooms. In this article, we look at our favorite pink tulip varieties that you can add to your flower garden this season!

pink dahlias

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21 Pink Dahila Varieties With Beautiful Blooms

Thinking of adding some pink dahlias to your garden this season, but aren't sure where to start? It's easy to get confused because there are so many dahlias with beautiful pink blooms to choose from! In this article, we look at our favorite pink dahlias you can grow, with names and pictures of each!

dwarf sunflowers

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15 Dwarf Sunflower Varieties You Can Grow This Season

Are you thinking of adding some dwarf sunflowers to your garden this season, but aren't quite sure where to start? There are many types of smaller sunflower varieties that can brighten up just about any flower bed. In this article, we take a deeper look at our favorite dwarf sunflower varieties!

black eyed susan perennial

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Are Black-Eyed Susans Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers?

Black eyed susans are a favorite flower amongst many gardeners all over the world. But if you plant them once, will they come back? In this article, we take a deeper look at rudbeckia, and whether it's considered an annual, biennial, or perennial flowering plant based on the hardiness zone you are growing in.

plants with white and black flowers

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18 Plants With Stunning White and Black Flowers

If you are looking for plants that have both black and white flowers, but don't know where to start - you are in luck! There are several plants with white and black flowers you can add to your garden this season. In this article, we take a look at our favorites, with names and pictures of each!

Pansies in Garden

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Are Pansies Annual, Biennial, Or Perennial Flowers?

Thinking of adding some pansies to your garden, but want to know if they will come back each year, or if you'll be replanting them every season? Keep on reading to find out if pansies are considered annuals, biennials, or perennial flowers before you start adding them to your garden this year!

Purple Dahlia in Garden

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21 Purple Dahlia Varieties To Grow This Season

Thinking of planting some purple dahlias this season, but aren't sure which ones to pick? There are many purple dahlia varieties to choose from, so why not plant a bunch of them together? In this article, we take a look at 21 of our favorite purple dahlia varieties, with names and pictures of each!

aster companions

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Aster Companion Plants: 15 Plants You Can Grow With Asters

Are you looking for some companions to grow with your beloved Aster flowers this season? There are many different options depending on where you've planted them. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros examines her favorite companion plants to pair with Asters in your garden this season!

New England Asters

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15 Tips For Growing Asters in Pots or Containers

Thinking of growing asters in Pots or containers this season but aren't sure where to start? There are a few tricks you can apply to ensure you can have a container full of these beautiful flowering perennials. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros walks through her top tips for growing beautiful aster flowers in pots or containers!

Peonies and Hosta Companion

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Peony Companion Plants: 21 Plants To Grow With Peonies

If you are looking for some plants to grow with your peonies this season, you've landed in the right place! Peonies are a garden favorite, and with their beautiful blooms, it's easy to see why. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner examines her favorite companion plants to grow with peonies this season.

marigolds in pots

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How to Grow Marigolds in Pots or Containers

Marigolds are some of the most popular flowers in flower gardens and vegetable gardens each season. But how do you get them to flourish if you want them planted in a container? In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker walks through how to grow Marigolds in pots or containers in just a few simple steps.

Blanket Flower Red and Orange Colors

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Blanket Flowers

Are you thinking of adding some blanket flowers to your garden this season, but aren't sure where to start? Blanket flowers are beautiful perennials that can be the star of almost any full sun flower garden. In this article, gardening expert Natalie Leiker examines how to plant, grow and care for Blanket Flowers!

mums annual or perennial

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Are Chrysanthemums Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Plants?

Are you thinking of planting some chrysanthemums this season, but want to know if they will come back each year before you start putting them in the ground? In this article, we look at chrysanthemums and their lifespan, as well as if they are annual, biennial, or perennial for your hardiness zone.