9 Great Flowers For Spring Time

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There are so many options for our gardens when it comes to the flowers for spring time. These are great ideas that would work in most garden settings. As we approach the end of the year, its a good time to start thinking about what will be planted after the last frost or if there are any seeds that will need to be started inside.

 

Below is 9 different types of flowers for spring time that would look great in our garden beds.

 

Pansies

 

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If growing flowers is something new, this would be a great pick to start with. They grow in a majority of the USDA zones and don’t require a lot of extra attention. There’s also such a beautiful selection of flowers, how could we go wrong?

 

Trilliums

 

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This is a unique and beautiful flower that can even be found growing wild in some areas. There are several different types of species for this plant, all giving us different choices for color and even scents. This is a great plant for beginners as well. It doesn’t require a lot of attention and doesn’t even need to be fertilized. One thing to note about this flower, it’s best not to plant it near aggressive plants in our flower beds.

 

Hellebores

 

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These are definitely not a flower we see all the time! Once they are good and established they are also drought tolerant which is always a plus. They like to be grown in soil that can drain well. With the right conditions, they will keep coming back every year.

 

Crocus

 

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This flower is pretty popular. They do like to be fertilizer so don’t forget to provide that in the fall. They will also grow wild in some areas. They prefer part to full sun and will blossom in the spring and winter. Their hardiness zones range from 3 to 8. Water regularly, but do not over soak the plant.

 

Tulips

 

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For some people these are annual plants and others they are perennials. It all depends on where you live. They don’t require a lot of watering and will keep coming back year after year!

 

Azaleas

 

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These plants like to be planted in areas with particial shade, they can be sensitive to burning with full sun exposure. They are a beautiful plant and being a bush provides so much more coverage.

 

Peonies

 

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These flowers are a beautiful options for our gardens. They are a pretty hardy plants so they would be great for beginners. There are also many different options for the colors.

 

Winter Aconites

 

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Easy to grow, these are unique flowers that we don’t see in a lot of gardens. But why not give it a try, they are so beautiful, no matter which style we choose!

 

Oriental Poppies

 

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These are another great option for beginners, but does require some attention. They love to have full sun light while growing and don’t let the soil get too soggy.

 

 

 


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