Are these ranunculus ridiculously gorgeous or what? If you haven't already planted these bulbs, no need to worry! We have a whole rainbowed table full of ranunculus ready for you to show. But hurry, these flowers are cool season plants that do best in early Spring while the temps are still fairly mild!
Blue-eyed beauty African daisy
Daisies don't have to be basic. Take a look at this pretty thing! Looking for a mounding flower to use as a border, in a container or in a mass color planting? Do a dollop of these daisies!
Phlox is the perfect perennial if you're looking for mounding, colorful ground coverage. Choose from one of many varieties and hues of pinks, whites and blues to border your garden and give your landscape a bountiful boost of foliage each Spring.
It's still a bit cool outside, but diacia don't mind. In fact, they do best during early Spring. Add height to your container gardens with these interesting buds.
They hit the gold mine when they cultivated these beauties. This specific osteospermum (or African Daisy) is just one of many colors and flower types of its breed. These annuals are perfect for picking. If you're looking for something to spice up the yard and decorate the house with, these are a great choice.
Come Spring, Summer or Fall, Petunias have got it all. They're perfect for trailing in the garden or for spilling out of containers and there are hundreds of varieties to choose from. Some like them small. Some like them a bit tall. Some like their flowers large or multi-toned. If you're looking for petunias with the most flowers, be sure to select a Wave petunia. It's a special breed which hosts blooms all along its stems rather than just at the ends.
Some like it hot but most fair on the side of part-sun. Not Lantana! This budding beaut doesn't mind the harsh sun one bit. Place your lantana in a pot or create a shortened hedge-like border in your landscape to fill the voids with color that will last you through Summer (maybe even Fall!). Plant this perennial for your viewing pleasure too. Hummingbirds and butterflies will stop by and thank you later!
Begonias come in so many varieties it's easy to think some aren't even of the same type but either way, these annuals are sure to brighten up your yard with their simplistic flowers. They are quick to grow which makes them great for filling your containers with color.
Purple, pink, red or white? Take your pick when it comes to this garden staple. Verbena is always a favorite flowering find for gardeners looking for something colorful to cascade out of hanging baskets, containers, window boxes or walls.
Want blooms that last months on end? Perennial geraniums will do the trick. These mounding plants thrive in most soil conditions and are perfect for adding hues of pink, blue and white as ground cover.
Ever wonder what type of plants are best at attracting those cute, little hummingbirds to your yard? Try Autumn sage. This perennial comes in a few shades of red and pink and it's the perfect evergreen shrub to keep green over winter while bringing in the color through Fall.