Flowers Articles

Gladiolus is a perennial favored for its beautiful, showy flowers. Its flowers grow on tall spikes... read more
Coneflowers are bright perennials, some of which are used in herbal remedies. These flowers are... read more
Sweet peas enchant us with their fragile, seductive fragrance and make great bouquets. These pea-... read more
Phlox are perennials and a favorite choice among wildflowers. These plants sport many star-shaped,... read more
Cosmos are annuals, grown for their showy flowers. The flowerheads may be bowl– or open cup–shaped... read more
Lily flowers are valued for their large, very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or... read more
Where to buy marigold seeds and plants: Burpee Gardening No annual is more cheerful or easier to... read more
The cheerful shasta daisy is a classic perennial. It looks similar to the familiar roadside daisy... read more
Get a zing from zinnias! Zinnias are one of the easiest annuals to grow, grow quickly, and bloom... read more
Where to buy tulip bulbs: Burpee Gardening Long live the tulip! We can buy tulip bulbs in virtually... read more
Where to buy daffodil bulbs: Burpee Gardening Sunny, yellow daffodils are a wonderful sign that... read more
Where to buy dahlia seeds and bulbs: Burpee Gardening In cold climates of North America, dahlias... read more
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical ... read more
The fattest and most scrumptious of all flowers, a rare fusion of fluff and majesty, the peony is... read more
Where to buy sunflowers: Burpee Gardening Sunflowers say “summer” like no other plant.  American... read more
For a winter bouquet, here is a list of spring-blooming shrubs and trees that can be forced to... read more
Do you know the language of flowers? As our list below shows, each flower has its own meaning.... read more
Container gardening with flowers is a great way to instantly introduce color, fragrance, and beauty... read more
Wildflowers make themselves at home when they're happily married to the soil and climatic... read more
The smiling faces of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) growing in your yard are sure to brighten up... read more
Below is a list of annuals and perennials that can be started indoors by seed.  Note: not all... read more
Here are some tips on how to take care of your perennial garden. Loose, well-drained, loamy soil to... read more
Growing roses can be difficult; in fact, a truly “easy” rose doesn’t really exist outside our... read more
Roses, besides being magnificent flowers, have a long history.  Roses’ links to antiquity are... read more
Lily flowers are magnificent plants that command attention wherever they are planted. Add some... read more
Here are quick tips on how to keep flowers looking fresh and at their best—whether you have cut... read more
When planning on how to design a garden, think about how to keep the flowers blooming all summer... read more
Here are a few important tips on how to care for tropical bulbs from The Old Farmer's Almanac... read more
See our how to grow spring-planted bulbs. Our handy chart takes the guess-work out of planting... read more
When you shop for bulbs, you’ll see some labeled as “good for naturalizing.” This means that they... read more
Here are key flower bulb growing tips from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Turn the soil over to a depth... read more
See our how to grow fall-planted (spring-flowering) bulbs with our handy chart.  Fall-planted bulbs... read more

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