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Flowers are not only beautiful, but help pollinators and beneficial bugs in the garden. Learn how to grow them with our guides.

Close-up of a flowering Reine des Violettes Rose bush in the garden. This classic rose variety is characterized by large, fully double blooms. The blossoms feature a rich, velvety texture and exhibit a stunning shade of purple, exuding a sense of royalty. The petals gracefully unfold, revealing a symmetrical form that adds to the rose's overall charm. The Reine des Violettes Rose is complemented by dark green, glossy foliage that serves as a lush backdrop to the regal blooms.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Reine des Violettes Roses

Are you ready to add an old-fashioned aesthetic to your garden? Do you love a plant that has history and beauty all wrapped up into one? Planting a ‘Reine des Violettes’ rose may just be the ticket to take your garden to the next heavenly-scented level! Join gardening expert Taylor Sievers as she chats all about these scrumptious old-fashioned roses.

Close-up of a flowering Dutchmans breeches (Dicentra cucullaria) plant in a sunny garden. The plant features finely dissected, fern-like leaves that form a basal rosette close to the ground. Rising on slender stems, the unique white flowers resemble upside-down pantaloons or breeches, with two elongated spurs pointing downward.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Dutchman’s Breeches

Have you ever seen the sweet spring-blooming wildflower known as Dutchman’s breeches? If you’ve seen them, you’ll probably want to grow them in your own backyard. In this article, gardening expert and native plant enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss the proper care and maintenance of these beautiful native wildflowers.

A large flowerbed displays marigolds, sunny daisies, and red snapdragons.

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19 Annual Flower Bed Combinations that Look Great Together

Garden annuals bring fun, excitement, and dynamism to the planting display. Add new colors and textures to the garden and change its look for seasonal variation. With long-blooming annuals, you’ll get nonstop color and multi-season appeal. Choosing which annuals to grow together may be the most fun part of the process. For annual flower bed combinations that look great together, follow garden professional Katherine Rowe in exploring colors and textures that pop.

A vibrant display of orchid flowers captures attention with a mix of fiery orange and red hues, adorned with intricate veins. Surrounding them are delicate yellow blooms, complementing the main spectacle, while promising orchid bulbs await their turn to blossom.

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How to Meet Your Orchid’s Humidity Needs

Orchids love high humidity, growing best in humidity levels above 50%. But if your indoor air is too dry and plants are struggling, there are measures you can take to meet your orchid’s humidity needs. Houseplant expert Madison Moulton explains orchid humidity requirements and what you can do to meet them.

A large clump of baptisia blooms with tall spikes of bicolor flowers in purple and yellow.

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15 Beautiful Varieties of Baptisia for Your Garden

If you are looking for a long-lived, flowering shrub that can tolerate a wide range of conditions, baptisia is a widely hybridized and beautiful option. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 15 of her favorite varieties.

In a soft glow, delicate white Orlaya flowers blossom amidst lush green stems. The petals exude an ethereal charm, capturing the essence of purity and grace. The interplay of light highlights the intricate details of each bloom.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Orlaya

If you’re looking for a wonderful new flowering plant for your cottage, wildflower, or cutting garden, Orlaya is a stunner that will certainly fit the bill. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares how to grow this amazing annual in your garden.

A wildflower meadow in full bloom covered in a variety of wildflowers, including poppies, daisies, cornflowers, and black-eyed Susans. The flowers are in full bloom, and their colors are vibrant and eye-catching. There are also a few green plants and grasses scattered throughout the field.

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22 Cold-Hardy Wildflowers for Gardeners in Cold Climates

Wildflowers are perfect for gardens in cold climates. Cold-hardy wildflowers are numerous and represent the best of the best, with showy blooms and textures that offer multi-season appeal. They withstand cold winters, many even relying on cold temperatures to survive. Get excited about the upcoming wildflower season with cold-hardy selections that thrive. Gardener Katherine Rowe outlines stunning and winter-hardy wildflowers to plant in spring or fall.

Close-up of a flowering Hemerocallis 'Canadian Border Patrol,' one of the striking daylily varieties. Hemerocallis 'Canadian Border Patrol' is a captivating daylily cultivar known for its striking appearance. The plant forms a dense clump of arching, sword-like leaves that provide a lush green backdrop. The large, trumpet-shaped flowers steal the spotlight, showcasing a unique color combination of lavender and deep purple tones. The petals feature a delicate ruffling along the edges.

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63 Beautiful Daylily Varieties for Your Garden

Are you thinking of adding daylilies to your garden or expanding your daylily collection? With a genus of over 80,000 varieties, this can feel like a daunting task! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will examine 63 beautiful daylily varieties for you to choose from.

A close-up of an Easter lily plant in full bloom. Revel in the elegance of the pristine white flowers, their delicate petals forming a symmetrical arrangement. The vibrant green leaves provide a lush backdrop, completing the picturesque scene of natural beauty.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Easter Lilies

Easter lily plants herald the spring season with their gorgeous trumpet blooms and sweet fragrance. Enjoy Easter lilies well beyond spring as a garden perennial or houseplant. Their natural summer bloom cycle is a stunning addition to the warm-season garden in zones where they are hardy. Explore growing and caring for Easter lilies in spring - and year-round - with garden expert Katherine Rowe.

Numerous tall purple and white blazing star flowers stand tall, their delicate petals catching sunlight amidst lush green foliage. The vivid hues create a striking contrast against the backdrop of deep green trees.

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9 Varieties of Blazing Star for Your Native Garden

Looking for a stunning, vertical addition to your native garden? Blazing Star adds color and personality to flower beds and attracts tons of wildlife. Join gardening expert Melissa Strauss as she shares her favorite varieties of this US native flower.

In a beautiful garden, an array of wildflowers bloom among lush green foliage, painting a picturesque scene with nature's brushstrokes. Delicate petals in shades of pink, purple, and white dance in the gentle breeze.

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20 Gorgeous Wildflowers for Shade Gardens

If you’re hoping for a wildflower aesthetic in the shade garden, many beautiful flowering plants are perfectly happy growing in low-light conditions. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares some of her favorite shade-loving wildflowers.