More Ideas For Blue Flowers That Look Great In The Garden

 

 

Blue is a color for a flower that may be difficult to find in nature.  We love blue in the garden and here are ten more flowers that will help put the color into our beds.

It’s said that blue brings peace and serenity to us when we are around it.

I do not know about that, but it sure brings the bright colors out in my garden when blue flowers are included.

 

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Photo by: Marilylle Soveran

Geranium “Geranium”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Moist, Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Full Sun / Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE   –   USDA 4 – 8 Zones

GROWING TIP   –   This summer blooming plant works best when paired with spring bloomers like hyacinth or daffodils.

 

Photo by: Patrick Standish

Brunnera “Brunnera macrophylla”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Moist, Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Partial Sun, Shade

GROWING ZONE   –   USDA 3 – 7 Zones

GROWING TIP   –   If you are looking for more of a pop, opt for the variegated version of the Brunnera’s heart-shaped leaves.

 

Photo by: Ervins Strauhmanis

Grape Hyacinth “Muscari”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Full Sun / Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE   –   4 – 8

GROWING TIP   –   This flower is classically paired with yellow daffodils.

 

Photo by: Tony Alter

 Clematis “Clematis”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Moist, Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Full Sun

GROWING ZONE   –   3 – 9

GROWING TIP   –   Clematis pairs well with climbing roses.

 

Photo by: F. D. Richards

Bluestar “Amsonia tabernaemontana”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Full Sun / Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE   –   3 – 9

GROWING TIP   –   Bluestar is heat, drought, deer and rabbit-resistant.

 

Photo by: Serres Fortier

Salvia “Salvia”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –  Full sun / Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE   –   3 – 9

GROWING TIP   –   While this flower comes in different shades, opt for Savlia azurea or Salvia patens for a true-blue variety.

 

Photo by: Hugh Knott

Bellflower “Campanula”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Full Sun

GROWING ZONE   –   3 – 9

GROWING TIP   –   The longer stemmed varieties make great cut flowers.

 

Photo by: Bill Barber

Morning Glory “Ipomoea tricolor”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Full Sun

GROWING ZONE   –   3 – 10

GROWING TIP   –   This beloved vine grows easily and produces round sky-blue flowers. Morning Glory varieties can also come in pink, red, purple and white.

 

Photo by: Danny Barron

Blue False Indigo “Baptisia australis”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Full Sun / Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE   –   3 – 9

GROWING TIP  –   Baptisia takes time to grow but creates deep roots. Do not try to move this plant.

 

Photo by: Vijay Somalinga

Harvestbells “Gentiana saponaria”

 

TYPE OF PLANT   –   Perennial

SOIL NEEDS   –   Moist

SUNLIGHT NEEDS   –   Partial Shade / Shade

GROWING ZONE   –   6 – 8

GROWING TIP –   The Genetian species grows best in sandy soil but will tolerate different types.

 

 

 

-My Yard Garden

 


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