Types Of Flowers To Create A Colorful Garden With Low Maintenance

There are so many magnificent types of flowers to create an inviting colourful garden. Those who are new to gardening will often wonder what types of flowers they should add to their garden. Often, they do not take into consideration the time needed to care for some different types of flowers where others might need less attention and care. If you are new to gardening but are not able to give a great deal of time to maintenance, you should look into plants that require very little maintenance and little watering.

Here are some types of flowers you might want to add to your garden that require little watering but will provide colour and appeal:

Salvia:

This flower is in the sage family and requires little watering to survive. This lovely plant has beautiful purple blooms on a rich green base of leaves. Salvia will grow out of control if you do not cut them back from time to time. That's easy enough to do and will keep your garden thriving and neat.

Cone Flowers:

These flowers look similar to daisies and come in a rainbow of colours from pink to purple, orange to yellow, red, burgundy, and white. This is a great plant if you want to have a lot of colour in your garden. They survive very well with little watering and are quite lovely.

Coreopsis:

This type of flower is similar to the daisy but their colours are so vibrant they glow! If you are looking for a color that will last longer than most perennials, this is a great choice. Also known as tickseed or pot of gold, this flower may be an annual or a perennial that comes in a rainbow of colours. Their colour ranges from red, yellow, and bright pink. Many gardeners will plant clusters of Coreopsis in their different colours for a splash of brilliance.

Bergenia:

This plant has bell-shaped flowers that are purple and sit on a bed of large glossy green leaves. Bergenia can endure cold weather and therefore is the perfect winter plant. They can survive minimal watering but, by nature, they need regular watering.

Sunset Strain:

Native to North America, this lovely flower is a very popular choice for rock gardens as well as standard gardens. Their flowers bloom in late spring and early summer and come in brilliant orange or vibrant pink with touches of white. This flower requires very low levels of water as well.

Native to North America, this lovely flower is a very popular choice for rock gardens as well as standard gardens. Their flowers bloom in late spring and early summer and come in brilliant orange or vibrant pink with touches of white.

Verbascum:

This beautiful plant also called the velvet plant is absolutely gorgeous There are approximately 250 species and come in a profusion of colours. Pick up red, pink, white, and purple to add a multitude of colours in your garden. They will also do well in the winter months and continue to grow. This flower is often used as decoration for various areas in a garden such as along cobble stoned walkways or behind a pond for a spectacular look. They are native to Europe, Asia, and many varieties come out of the Mediterranean.

These are a few types of flowers you might want to take into consideration for your new garden which are relatively easy to grow and require low maintenance.

Posted in Gardening on Jul 25, 2017


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