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Top 7 Beautiful Easy To Grow Flowers

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Whether you are a busy person or a beginner gardener easy-to-grow flowers are great to plant in your garden. There are annuals and perennials that require little to grow even from seed. They are mostly self-sowing, which means they grow back for years to come from seeds they spread if they aren’t deadheaded.

Beautiful Easy Flowers For Your Garden

Aquilegia flower

Aquilegia

Aquilegia

Aquilegia is a perennial flower that loves partial shade but can grow in full sun. Featuring a chalis inside the flower cup this beautiful blue or purple bloom will definitely add beauty to your lawn or garden. Hardy to zone 3 aquilegia doesn’t require winter protection.

Aquilegias bloom in late Spring to early summer for 4 or 6 weeks. They are short-lived but seed and spread and cross-pollinate. You can easily grow it from seed. Plant in spring but cover with soil slightly as they need light to germinate.

Anemone

White anemone

Anemone

Anemone is a beautiful perennial flower that is quite similar to poppy. It is sold as bulbs and has many different varieties that have quite differing requirements and conditions.

Anemones enjoy partial to full sun and can be grown in zones 3 to 9. The flowers come in pink, yellow, blue, white, and purple with dark or yellow centers. Some anemones are grown from bulbs while others from tubers in well-draining preferably rich soil.

Bachelor’s Button

Bachelor's Button

Bachelor’s Button

Bachelor’s Button is a cute blue flower that consists of clusters smaller blooms. These annuals reseed well and can be planted directly from seeds. Also known as cornflower bachelor’s buttons enjoy full sun to partial shade. Plant them in spring making sure that seeds are well covered with soil.

Some cornflower varieties require frequent watering while others can tolerate dry soil with occasional rain and watering. Deadhead the flowers to control reseeding.

Nigella (Love In A Mist)

Blue Nigella

Nigella (Love In A Mist)

If you’d love to plant something interesting and yet easy nigella is a perfect garden flower for that. Also known as devil-in-a-bush and love-in-a-mist nigella looks both attractive and unusual thanks to its quirky seed pod in the center of the flower. The blooms can be white, blue, or pink.

This annual self-seeding bloom is planted in April through September and flowers in late spring through fall. Plant nigella in a spot that gets full or early morning sun and do not overwater it.

Primrose

White and yellow primrose

Primrose

Colorful primrose blooms in early spring and it’s also a great period for planting. It spreads each year yielding beautiful two-toned flowers in blue, purple, pink, yellow, and white.

Primrose is a hardy plant (zones 3 to 9) that loves a bit of shade and well-draining soil. It also loves moisture so mulching will help retain it. Since primrose is very attractive to slugs and snails as well as spiders and aphids you might need to learn how to keep them away.

Globe Thistle

Globe Thistle

Globe Thistle

Globe thistles are very attractive spherically-shaped flowers that enjoy full sun and partial shade. Hardy to zones 3 to 9 globe thistles are tall but there is a small variety called Echinops ritro.

This undemanding plant is a beauty to have in a garden. It makes for an unusual look with its spiky globes that also grow tiny blooms on top. Growing even in poor soils globe thistle reseeds and blooms in late summer.

Peony

Pink Peony

Peony

Poenies look incredible but they are relatively easy to grow and maintain. After planting bulbs you just have to water them generously and then keep weekly watering scedule.

Hardy to zones 3 to 8 peonies come in a variety of colors. Blooming in spring peonies require full sun, well-draining soil and below zero temperatures during winter.

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