Almost every person likes to admire beautiful blooming plants. Growing flowers that bloom during the wintertime will bring a splash of colors and liveliness to your home when you need it the most. It is better for some flowers not to plant them into hanging containers during this time, though.
If you live in an area where the winters are hard, it is better to plant most of the flowers into pots. During a longer period of really cold weather, you can then bring some of the containers inside.
Check out some great options you can try to grow right now.
1. Winter pansy
Pansies bloom far longer than other winter bedding plants. You can find it in a variety of beautiful colors, which you will be able to admire throughout autumn all the way to spring. It is better for pansy flowers if you plant them in a sunny or partially shaded location. Plant it in containers, hanging baskets, window boxes, etc.
Violas are smaller than their relative pansy but much more abundant. They also tend to be more tolerant of cold. They are as versatile as pansies with a pleasant sweet fragrance. Keep removing dead flowers regularly to prolong the blooming.
For winter-blooming, choose English, Fairy, or Chinese primroses. You can find these flowers in almost any color. Primrose likes part shade, but in cooler climates, even full sun is okay. Water these hardy perennials regularly.
This lively plant, also known as Marigold, will bring colors to your home. You can also take advantage of the plant’s amazing health benefits. Plant Calendula in your garden if you live in a mild-winter climate. It will bloom from late fall through spring. Marigold likes full sun and good drainage.
5. Winter jasmine
Beautiful bright yellow flowers will lighten up any dull winter landscape. Winter jasmine is a vine that can grow up to 15 feet in height if you, for example, plant it next to the wall. When unsupported, it will reach around 4 feet high. It prefers full sun and good soil.
You can find this gorgeous flower in pink, white, red, and rose colors. Smaller, hardier plants are better adapted to cold but keep them away from the direct sunlight. Cyclamen prefers part shade and regular watering.
If you plant Stock, you will be able to enjoy large, strongly fragrant flowers during the season. You will find it purple, white, pink, red, blue, lavender, and yellow. During the winter, you can admire rosette-shaped leaves. The stock flower needs good drainage, prefers full sun and regular watering.
This perennial plant has small leaves that’ll shower in small flowers and beautiful bell-shaped blooms. There are some tiny varieties and the ones that can grow up to 10 feet. Erica needs acidic soil, really good drainage, and consistent watering.
If you live in a mild-winter climate, you can grow Namesia outside and admire gorgeous, nicely-smelling flowers even during winter. The plant can reach up to 2 feet in height. It needs full sun, well-drained soil, and regular watering.
Snapdragon is one of the best plants for borders. You can find it in many different colors. The plant will bloom all winter if you live in a mild-winter climate. It will grow around 2 feet in height. Snapdragon needs regular watering and prefers full sun.