Did you know you can create your garden entirely based on shades? Some people opt for different types of gardens like rock theme, or a rustic element, but when you choose to create one entirely based on different hues, you have more flexibility, as flowers come in all sorts of colors, and it will look incredibly gorgeous and create a bright space for you to admire and for your guests to revere.
In some countries, Spring has already arrived, and this is the time your flowers will be in full bloom. You can once again enjoy the outdoor you have meticulously created, and see the results of your hard work. However, if this is not the case, either springtime has not arrived or you haven’t done much with your backyard, then you still have time.
If you have acres of land filled with flower beds and wondering what you can do with them. Perhaps an upgrade is in order. Some people may need inspiration from their neighborhood, and others have an idea in mind already for instance a formal garden, or wild-life friendly garden, cottage garden, small garden, and more. Click here for some other ideas.
Often people choose a mixture of different plants, colors, sizes, blooms and more. But we think one color that fits any space is pink. While others can continue to read the below. We have chosen flowers that come in only pink hues for you to choose from and create the perfect pink paradise for yourself.
A Selection of Pink Flowering Plants
Some of the prettiest flowering plants include the Lupines, they comprise floral spikes and can get up to heights of 3 feet. Amongst pink shades, these can also be grown in other shades of purple, white, blue and red. They can be kept in beds that are situated in full sunlight and require well-drained soil. Some thrive in partial shade as well.
Another name for these is “Agastache”, and they come in bright pink shades with spiky flowers and can get up to 4 feet when fully grown. The interesting thing about these is that if you crush the flowers they smell like anise seed or liquorice, which means they will smell nice when you walk past them. They produce bright green foliage around them. They can be grown in a garden that gets full sunlight. A few things to keep in mind when growing these are included on this link: https://www.growveg.co.uk/plants/uk-and-europe/how-to-grow-agastache/
Not only does it have a pretty name but these are also some of the prettiest plants around. Some love the full sun as well as the partial sun while others can thrive in a fully shaded area too. It will depend on the species. What’s great is, because of this, you can plant them anywhere in your back yard and they will thrive into blossoming pink ornaments to adore your area.
A highly popular flower that most gardens love is the Chrysanthemums, not only because they come in an array of different colors but they also produce large flowers. They get their name from the Greek word for “gold flower”. People also use these flowers for medicinal purposes to treat various health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, cols, dizziness and swellings.
Typically blooming in late summer and throughout fall, they too love the sun to its full extent, but it is advisable to plant them in a spot that gets shade in the afternoons especially when it gets too hot during the day.
Any experienced gardener will agree when we say, these are some of the best plants to keep if you want to attract the likes of butterflies and hummingbirds. If they are planted in spring, they will thrive, however during winter, if not covered they could get covered with frost. Areas with the partial sun are best for these beauties.
They look like globes and some say they were the inspiration behind Chinese globe lanterns, but no one exactly where the information came from, nevertheless we love them because they bloom in pink! They also come in an array of other flowers from whites to reds, oranges and purples. These are perfect for summer and will stay bloomed throughout, giving your garden an exceptionally beautiful and artistic look. Make sure the soil they’re in is well-drained.
Other Options to Choose From
Besides the above, there are also other plants we have chosen that not only look good, come in pink, and are easy to grow, but these also smell nice and attract some of the lovely bugs like bees and bumblebees, which are starting to become a rare sighting.
- Cherry Blossoms or “sakura”
If you are worried that you won’t be able to choose the right ones, let the plant shop do it for you. You won’t need to lift a finger with most professional plant stores, such as Plantedpot for instance, where they can choose the plants for you, as well as get them delivered to your garden.
The best thing about cultivating a garden is, you get to see the results at the end of the day when summer or spring hits and all the plants are in full bloom. Plus, it is one of the best part-time activities, and excuses, for spending time in the sun and getting some Vitamin D. This on its own should be rewarding enough for everyone!