Easy To Grow Flower Seeds
There’s a great satisfaction in growing Flowering plants from seeds, which can an especially enjoyable and inexpensive way to grow flowers. Here are some easy flowers to grow from seeds sown directly in the soil. The best part is, many of them reseed and come back year after year.
Zinnias are marvelous array of colors, multi-colors and hues. Zinnias come as yellow, orange, white, red, rose, pink, purple, lilac and multi-colored blooms. Zinnias are among the easiest flowers to grow and are extremely rewarding with their beautiful colors and long-lasting blooms. Plant an array of colors and watch your flower gardens come to life.
Portulaca, or moss rose, is a popular low-growing spreader plant with thick succulent stems and beautiful vibrant, cup shaped flowers. Portulaca offers a wide range of flower colors. This draught tolerant, tough, yet pretty little plant needs little moisture to thrive and bloom.
The dianthus plant produces richly fragrant flowers most often in pink, salmon, red and white hues. Many types have flowers with a fragrant, spicy scent and notched petals. The Dianthus genus includes annuals, biennials and perennials that are commonly known as Carnations, Pinks or Sweet Williams.
Multicolored salvias are favorite choice of many gardeners as they produce flowers profusely all summer. Flowering salvias produce spikes of small, densely packed flowers atop aromatic foliage. Just find out about the different salvia plant types and choose the one those appeals to your senses for the bare spot in the garden.
No Indian needs an introduction to bright n attractive marigold flowers! They are the first choice for garlands. Marigolds have strong, pungent odor and have great value in cosmetic treatment also. Once planted, marigolds grow rapidly with no fuss. Most thrive in full sun, taking hot, sunny exposures in stride.
Growing petunias can offer a long term color in the summer landscape and brighten dreary borders with lovely pastel colors. They are prolific bloomers and have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching foliage. Tuck petunias in between evergreen shrubs to brighten the area. Use the 'Wave' petunias as groundcovers.
Gaillardia or ‘Blanket flowers’ are wonderfully cheerful, gold-tipped with russet-red centers, long-blooming plants for hot, sunny gardens. The daisy-like flowers are produced from early summer to early fall in shades of orange, red and yellow, adding sizzle to the garden and attracting nectar-seeking butterflies.
Nothing beats the appeal of garden phlox! These plants sport many star-shaped, colorful flowers when in bloom. Add some phlox to any bouquet for some nice fragrance. Phlox are quintessential garden classics relied on for generations to provide bushy clumps of fragrant color in a wide range of mix and match shades.
Having bright orange or yellow terminal flower heads, the most attractive calendula flower has long been a staple in British cottage gardens. Calendula is historically used for medicinal and culinary purposes. This easy to grow, healthful annual with its edible orange-and-yellow blossoms lasts all summer.