Common Garden Flowers

Common Garden Flowers

common garden flowers

Roses.

Beauty, dignity, fragrance and style. The rose is perhaps the Queen of flowers. A very rewarding plant to grow. Some of the modern cultivars have lost the beautiful old fragrance, but, the good news is that they are more disease tolerant. See: Tips on Growing roses

common garden flowers

Sunflower

Simple, pure and fun. The sunflowers is a great flower for anyone to grow. It is hard to look at a sunflower and not be cheered a little. It is as if the sunflower is smiling at you. Tips on growing sunflowers here

lupin

Lupins. See: Growing Lupins

common garden flowers

Sweet Peas:

Sweet peas come in many colours and offer a long flowering season, making a lovely cut flower. The fragrance helps the sweet pea to be one our most popular garden flowers.

See: Growing sweet peas

common garden flowers

Pansy

Low growing, colourful pansies are one of the most common garden flowers because they can give such a long flowering season. One of the few annuals to flower even in the depths of winter. Great value, no wonder they are so popular!

common garden flowers

Poppy

The humble poppy can grow amidst a mixed border. A simple unassuming plant which offers a great splash of colour.

common garden flowers

Dahlia

Strong assuming plants which add bold colours and presence to any mixed border. A great range of colours and a flowering season to the first frosts is making this an increasingly popular plant.

common garden flowers

Carnations. Pinks grown here to perfection.

common garden flowers

Daffodil

Daffodils herald the start of the new gardening season. A great sight after the winter months. Easy to grow.

common garden flowers

Tulip

common garden flowers

Tulips

Second only to the daffodil in spring popularity. The tulip has one of the greatest range of colours of any plant.

See: Tips for growing tulips

common garden flowers

Pelargonium

Often called geraniums, these regal pelargoniums are a wonderful plant. Protect from frost and waterlogging and they will flower throughout the summer.

See: Tips on growing pelargoniums

common garden flowers

Lavender

A bed of lavender. See: Growing lavender
common garden flowers

Lillies

Very popular due to their colour and fragrance

common garden flowers

Iris
common garden flowers
Iris

Growing Bearded iris

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Lupin

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Delphiniums

See: Growing Delphiniums

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Chrysanthemum

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