What could be better than waking up every early morning and being immersed in a beautiful and fresh landscape from a colorful flower garden, right? It would be nice to take a moment to sit back and enjoy the success of a well-designed garden. But how do you know where to start and which plants are for you? Don’t worry, this post today is for you! And here are 20 low-maintenance flowers that will brighten up any kind of garden.
These flowers not only give you a picturesque garden, but you won’t have to spend a lot of time taking care of them. For example, you don’t have to use a fungicide or worry about when to prune. The simple reason, these low-maintenance flowers are easy, fast-growing vines that will make a mark in the backyard without requiring a lot of your efforts. If you love their beauty, let’s grow them for your garden right now!
Cosmos grow easily in full sun to part shade and reseed, so you will get blooms from spring into autumn.
This long-lasting perennial can thrive in a wide range of climates and soil types with little maintenance. Just know that these shade perennials can attract slugs.
They’re drought-resistant plants and slug-resistant, as well. Peonies attract ants, but they’re not harmful. Simply dunk the budding flower heads in mild soapy water after you’ve cut them to get rid of the critters.
#4 Dwarf Daffodils “Tete-a-Tete”
These short bulbs because they’re poisonous to moles and mice. After they return yearly, they’re also able to multiply.
#5 Coneflower (Echinacea)
Coneflowers are hardy, drought-tolerant, long-blooming, and they are being cultivated in an ever-widening range of pinks and purples. The most common is the purple coneflower.
This plant has spectacular foliage, with colors ranging from deep red to bright gold to lime green. They’re perfect plants for container gardens to help set off flowering annuals and other perennials.
#7 Black Mondo Grass
Ideal for small gardens, this perennial’s grass-like leaves only grow about 8 inches tall.
Hydrangea varieties are very adapted to growing in containers. They’re wonderful for a container garden if you want more of a country look.
This perennial earns major points for being slug- and deer-resistant, along with having roots that are poisonous to moles. As for leaf colors, the handful of varieties can bloom in purple, gold, or blue.
#10 Spider’s Web (Fatsia Japonica)
This exotic-looking plant bodes well in a shady garden spot or covered porch.