Gardener’s Haven: 5 Best Flowers You Can Grow At Home

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Gardener's Haven

Plants and flowers have long been admired by the community because of the beauty it adds to the view and many more benefits one can get. Aside from the color it gives to your garden, flowers are also inexpensive, mostly when grown at the comfort of your garden. Hence, a lot of women enjoy this and have become obsessed with this particular activity.

Some flowers will capture your imagination like no other. The charm of these flowers makes them exemplary. When you see them, you always get the vibe of a tropical destination, garden wedding, or a secret forest, which is why some get easily persuaded in growing one. That being said, here are a few of the best flowers you can grow at home.

Anemones

Anemones or also called Wild Flower, Windflower or Poppy Flower, is a herbaceous perennial. They belong to the buttercup or Ranunculaceae family that are common in Europe. They typically grow during mid or late Winter to Spring as long as they are provided with good care like a liquid fertilizer during its flowering period.

Anemones are best to be planted in a place where they can get full sunlight. They are very low maintenance, making them ideal to be produced and grown in your garden. If you are looking for a site to learn more on how to take care of these flowers properly, Gardener’s Path is a great resource. They will provide you with the necessary information you need.

Anemone corms are dry and hard. Therefore, it is best to soak them in lukewarm water for four to six hours to make it easier for the sprouts to come out. Corms can also be positioned in any direction as their sprouts will find their way to the sunlight. 

Turk’s Cap Lily

The Turk’s Cap Lily has a lot of features that make it really special- its pendant-shaped blossom, four-foot stalks, and the profusion of its blooms. Like some of the plants, they need to be placed in a spot where they won’t be exposed to too much wind and have good drainage.

Before you start planting the Turk’s cap bulbs, ensure that the soil is well-suited for these lilies, it should be in filtered sun, organically rich, and consistently moist. For places that have hot climates, place them where they will get morning sun and shade during the afternoon. These flowers can manage in wet soils but not in a totally dried out type.

Foxglove

The Digitalis purpurea, also known as foxgloves, is just one of the most beautiful flowers to grow in their garden. These plants are biennial, which means they make foliage one season, then the flower comes next. But, once self-seeding starts in moist soil and partial shade, one group of plants will be ready to grow, and the next will prepare itself.

Foxgloves mostly grow in well-drained and moist soil that has access to the sun to full shade, but some varieties can tolerate more shade than others. Since this flower is biennial, do not expect to get flowers the very year you planted them. If you also aim for your foxglove to flower every year, you might need to plant it two years in a row. 

Dinner Plate Dahlia

Dinnerplate dahlias never failed to impress everyone. They do not belong to any specific class of dahlia, but this is just a term used to classify a variety that produces at least 8” of flowers. Its blossoms have a perfect, classic, and decorative petals. Growing dinnerplate does not have so much difference in growing other types of dahlia.

Staking and support are very crucial when it comes to growing dinnerplate dahlia. Use stakes and other means to support and watch your flowers once they begin to flop or lean over. Regardless if you transplant or start from seed, make sure that there will be no more frost before you put your flowers. A sunny spot that has rich soil and drains well will allow your flower to bloom well.

Amaryllis

Amaryllis is a stunning flower that you should consider growing at home. They are a perfect addition of drama to your gardens and can also be an ideal gift for everyone who is into gardening, from beginners to experts. These flowers typically range from four to ten inches in size and can either have a single or double form. 

Amaryllis blooms with beauty and cheerfulness once taken care of well. Plant the bulb in a potting soil, water, and give indirect but bright light. You may also need a support stake to keep its blooms upright. Most varieties will start to bloom six to eight weeks after you plant them, while others may take up to ten weeks. 

Takeaway

The presence of colors in your garden makes it look more relaxing and attractive. Flowers are one of the best ornamental in any part of your house, especially in the garden. This is why many are getting hooked to growing them. If you still do not know which one to grow, the list above will certainly help you.

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