We Love New Ideas For Blue Flowers

 

 

Oxford Blue “Eryngium bourgatii”

Photo by: philippe iacono

TYPE OF PLANT

Perennial

SOIL NEEDS

Dry, Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS

Full Sun

GROWING ZONE

9 – 11

GROWING TIP

This flower attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Parts of this plant are poisonous to human and can be dangerous if ingested.

 

Blue Delphiniums “Delphinium”

Photo by: F. D. Richards

TYPE OF PLANT

Perennial

SOIL NEEDS

Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS

Full Sun / Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE

3 – 7

GROWING TIP

Stake taller varieties to keep these towering blooms from toppling over.

 

Periwinkle “Corydalis flexuosa”

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Photo by: peganum

TYPE OF PLANT

Perennial

SOIL NEEDS

Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS

Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE

4 – 8

GROWING TIP

Periwinkle is grown most often as a ground cover. Once established, this plant needs little care as it is drought resistant.

 

Forget-Me-Nots “Myosotis scorpioides”

Photo by: Mathieu Péborde

TYPE OF PLANT

Perennial

SOIL NEEDS

Moist, Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS

Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE

3 – 8

GROWING TIP

The flower spreads easily and self-seeds.

 

Gentians Gentiana verna

Photo by: Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble

TYPE OF PLANT

Perennial

SOIL NEEDS

Moist, Well-drained

SUNLIGHT NEEDS

Full Sun / Partial Shade

GROWING ZONE

3 – 8

GROWING TIP

Plants belonging to this genus are low-growing and hardy. They can be difficult to grow and may be best purchased as plants from garden centers.

 

More blue flowers to come.

 

-My Yard Garden


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