It doesn’t matter if you are a complete beginner when it comes to gardening. There are plenty of easy plant choices you can grow all by yourself in the market. All you need to work on is choose what plants to grow in your backyard or inside your house. Are you ready to turn your brown thumbs into green ones?
Growing attractive and blossoming flowers is easier than you think. With enough sunlight, water, and drainage, flowers can thrive beautifully on their own. This list of easy-to-grow, beginner-friendly flowering plants will change your initial impression of house gardening. Check it out!
Daylilies are a great addition to your backyard garden. It has brightly hued blooms that are supported by scapes, commonly known as stalks. Each scape produces a dozen buds which your garden can show off to visitors or strangers passing by.
Daylilies may be one of the most tolerant plants when treated with minimal attention and under harsh conditions. But you didn’t plan on growing a daylily only to ignore them. When taking care of daylilies in your garden, you may browse this resource. You can then expect some attractive blooming when the growing season comes.
Anthuriums have heart-shaped foliage and flowers that most growers love the best. When placed under bright light, anthuriums will bloom into long-lasting flowers with bright white, red, pink, and lavender shades. And its glossy green leaves remain an attractive alternative while waiting for the blooming season to come.
Growers best recommend flowering maples because of its being fast-growing flowering plants. It is also constantly blooming, so you won’t have to worry about its flowers shedding off. While its leaves may look like those of the maple tree, a flowering maple isn’t part of the maple family.
It has crepe paper-like flowers in several shades of either red, yellow, orange, or pink. You may grow a flowering maple upright as a tree and regularly prune it to keep the plant shrubby. Or you may place it in a hanging basket. It can grow either way as long as it is put under bright light and in moist soil.
In growing calamondin orange, not only will you have a flower, but fruit too! This citrusy hybrid between kumquat bears and mandarin oranges produces fruity white flowers during late winter or spring.
The blossoms will then turn into an inch diameter orange fruit, placed on a shrubby plant with green foliage. Once the fruit ripens, you may start harvesting it and consume it like how you do with kumquats or lemons.
Gloxinia’s huge, bell-shaped blooms can surely catch a passerby’s attention. This flowering plant usually blooms around late winter or early spring. Its bell-shaped flowers can grow up to three inches and are marked with white speckles or contrabands with contrasting colors.
African violets are among the easiest flowering plants to grow as a beginner. When placed under bright light, you can expect it to bloom several times a year despite getting little effort from you. African violets may come in different varieties of colors with ruffed and white-edged blooms or variegated foliages.
Peace lilies can bloom throughout the year, but it produces the most flowers during the summer season. This plant may not have the flashiest flowers among the others, but it has a one-of-a-kind elegance, thanks to its slender stems and glossy foliages. You may place peace lilies in areas with minimal light but make sure to keep its soil evenly moist.
Ixora, others may call it a ‘flame of woods,’ has clustered flowers in different red, orange, and yellow shades. When matured, its leathery, bronze foliage develops into a glossier shade of green. In case the stems turn too leggy, you may prune the plant to keep it compact still. To ensure attractive blooming, you may place it under bright light and in moderately dry soil.
Angel-wing begonias can grow up to six feet tall. It has attractive wing-shaped leaves that can be a perfect alternative when it isn’t time for the flowers to bloom. During the blooming season, Angel-wing begonia’s flowers grow into shades of white, pink, red blossoms.
To keep this plant bushy, you may pinch the tall stems back so it can only grow around two to three feet tall. It is best to place angel-wing begonias under moderate to bright light. Remember to always keep the soil evenly moist when watering.
Crown of thorns has delicately branched, thick, spiny, brown stems that are attractive to grow outdoors. Its colorful flowers can last your garden for several weeks. When taking care of the crown of thorns, it is best to put them under bright or intense light. Be sure to keep its soil moderately dry in between watering.
Adding colors and fragrance to your backyard and home isn’t as hard as you imagined it to be. As long as you know the needs of the plants you are taking care of, you should have nothing to worry about. You may check this list from time to time to give you an idea for your next gardening project.