5 Showy Plants That Bloom in Winter
Spring and summer spoil us with colorful blooms and green lawns while autumn gives way to fiery reds, yellows, and orange. But winter is often grey and dull and only sometimes pristinely white for a little while. This calls for planting winter-blooming plants in your garden or backyard to enjoy the pop of color every time you look out the window on a ferial winter evening.
Showy Winter Blooming Plants
Frost-hardy cyclamens are beautiful flame-like blooms with a wide color range. The flowers grow from a tuber and are both container and flower bed-friendly. They’re also a great gift option.
Snapdragon is a tall plant that can grow up to 3 feet (91 cm) tall and features clusters of blooms at the top. Colorful flowers blossom throughout the winter in mild climates and come in a wide variety of colors from yellow to purple red.
Camellias have beautiful rosy pink intricate flowers that blossom in January and grow on shrub or tree. These beauties should be kept out of direct sun and wind and require regular watering.
Hellebores are absolutely beautiful flowers that come in both green and colorful spectrum. Although many species are poisonous hellebores make beautiful addition to the garden thanks to their diverse intricate blooms.
Delicate-looking Kaffir lily blooms in fall and early winter and can really fire up your garden with its reddish orange bloom clusters.
Note that there are plenty of hybrids that are hardier than other species. These flowers can also be grown in containers and can be grown indoors but some of them toxic so be very careful when choosing winter blooming plants for your garden if you have pets.