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.

Gerbera Daisy Blooming in Florida

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21 Flowers That Will Bloom All Year in Florida

Do you live in Florida but are frustrated by finding flowers that will bloom, even with the intense heat and humidity of the summer? The good news is, there are many options that can not only withstand the heat, but they can bloom all year! In this article, we look at our favorite flowers for Florida flower gardens that will bloom all year!

Dahlia Growing in Container

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11 Tips For Growing Beautiful Dahlias in Pots or Containers

Thinking of planting some Dahlias in pots or containers, but aren't quite sure where to start? Getting your Dahlias to grow in pots is a bit of an art form. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros takes you through her top tips for beautiful dahila blooms in pots or containers this season!

peony varieties

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Peony Varieties: 41 Different Types of Peony Cultivars

Thinking of planting some peonies, but aren't sure which ones to plant? There are many different types of peonies, that have different colors and growing conditions. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsner walks through her favorite peony varieties to add to your garden this season.

Are Dahlias Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers

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Are Dahlias Annual, Biennial, or Perennial Flowers?

Dahlias are some of the most popular ornamental flowers these days, and with good reason. Their vivid blooms make them an extremely attractive option for many flower gardeners looking for a new flower to plant. But will you be replanting them every season? Are Dahlias annuals, biennials or perennials? The answer is "it depends." Let's take a look in more detail before you head off to buy some dahlia tubers this season.

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87 Annual Flowers With Names and Pictures

Picking the right flowers to add to your garden can be a challenge, especially with so many available. Annual flowers, are a type of flower that will bloom for one season, and need replanting the following year. Planting a mixture of annuals gives you plenty of flexibility in changing up how your garden looks every season. In this article, we examine our favorite annual flowers that you can plant in your garden.

Pink Flowers in Garden

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101 Pink and Fuchsia Flowers With Names and Pictures

Are you thinking of planting some pink flowers this season? Pink flowers are a staple of just about every flower garden. It's critical to have the right balance of color, and pink flowers can bring exactly that balance. In this massive guide, we examine more than 100 of our favorite pink flowers that you can plant in your garden this season.

Dahlia Flower Blooming

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11 Tips To Keep Your Dahlias Blooming All Season Long

If you've planted dahlias, you likely want them to keep those gorgeous blooms going as long as you possibly can. Dahlias can show off their colorful blooms all season, with a little bit of love and care. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros shares her favorite tips to keep your dahlias bursting with color all season long.

Purple Flower in Garden

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101 Purple Flowers: Complete List With Names And Pictures

Thinking of adding some purple flowers to your garden, but aren't sure which ones to add? There are many different purple flowers you can plant in your garden, which is good news! There are annuals, perennials, and somewhere in between depending on your location or hardiness zone. In this massive guide, we look at our favorite purple flowers you can plant this season, with names and pictures of each!

Orange Flower in Garden

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61 Orange Flowers: Complete List With Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some orange flowers to your garden, but can't decide which ones to pick? The good news is, there seems to be an ever abundant amount of beautiful orange blooms you can add to your garden. The hard part is, finding the right plant to meet your hardiness zone and climate, all while finding the one that looks just perfect with your other plants. Fear not, dear gardener, as we've compiled a list of our favorite orange blooms, with names, pictures, and information about each!

White Flower in Garden

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51 White Flowers: Complete List With Names and Pictures

Thinking of planting some white flowers in your home garden? Between annuals and perennials, there are a wide variety of white flowers that will liven up your yard, or provide some balance to a brightly colored flower garden. In this massive guide, we take a look at over 50 of our favorite white flowers, with names and pictures of each!

Flower in Hot Arizona Heat

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21 Flowers That Can Survive The Hot, Arid, Arizona Heat

Do you live in the heat of the Arizona desert, and aren't sure what flowers can cut it in the dry, scorching heat? Planting flowers in dry, arid, desert climates can be challenging, especially if you don't pick the right flowering plants. In this article, we take a look at 21 of our favorite flowers that can take the Arizona heat.

Jasmine Variety of Flowering Vine

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Jasmine Varieties: 14 Different Types of Jasmine

If you've considered adding some Jasmine to your garden this season, you are not alone! Many gardeners are attracted to the sweet smell of this fast-growing plant. But did you know there are many different types of Jasmine to choose from? In this article, we examine our favorite Jasmine varieties to help you pick the perfect plant for your garden.

Impatiens Growing in Garden

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

If you’re thinking of planting flowers in your garden this year, impatiens plants are a great addition! Impatiens are one of the most popular annual flowers due to their brightly colored blooms, low maintenance, and ability to thrive in shady areas. In this article, gardening expert and suburban homesteader, Merideth Cohrs, walks you through every step needed to successfully plant, grow, and care for impatiens.

Grown Dahlia in Garden

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Dahlias in Your Garden

Thinking of planting dahlias this spring but aren't sure where to start? Maybe you aren't sure if they will grow in your hardiness zone? If so, you've landed in the right place! In this article, gardening expert and Certified Master Gardener Liz Jaros explains how to plant, grow, and care for dahlias in your garden!

Purple Perennial Flowers

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41 Purple Perennial Flowers With Names and Pictures

Looking for some purple perennial flowers to add some color to your flower garden this season? Finding the right balance of color for your flower garden is important to almost every gardener, especially when you have so many options available to choose from. In this article, we take a look at our favorite purple perennial flowers that you can plant in your garden this season.

Pink Perennial Flower

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72 Perennial Flowers With Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some perennial flowers to your garden this season, but aren't sure which ones to pick? There are many different types of perennial flowers that can brighten up just about any garden. In this article, we take a deeper look at our favorite perennial flowers, with names and pictures of each one.

Yellow Flowers

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55 Yellow Flowers With Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some bright yellow blooms to your garden this year? The good news is that there's no shortage of yellow flowers to brighten up your planting space. From perennials to annuals, there's plenty of beautiful yellow blooms to go around. In this article, we take a look at some of the most popular yellow flowers for your flower garden.

Astrantia Major

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37 Pink Perennial Flowers with Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some perennial flowers to your garden but aren't sure which ones to pick? Perhaps some pink perennial flowers are just the right addition to your gardening space! In this article, hobby gardener Jason White takes a look at some popular pink perennial plants, with names and pictures of each!