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Orange Star Flowers


Orange Star Lifespan: How Long Do Orange Star Plants Live?

Want to know how long Orange Star Plants live? These Southern African natives are popular perennial bulbs with a long lifespan. But to get the most out of them, they need proper care and maintenance. Gardening expert Madison Moulton discusses how long these plants live for and how you can extend their lifespan as long as possible.

Colorful Perennial Flower


31 Colorful Perennial Flowers For a Burst of Color

Looking for some colorful perennial flowers that will give your garden a burst of bright color this year? Perennial flowers that have some pop can add quite a bit of show to any garden space. In this article, we take a look at our favorite perennial flowers that will give your garden a nice burst of color!

Dahlias in Different Colors


Dahlia Colors: What Colors Do These Beautiful Flowers Come in?

Are you thinking about adding some dahlias to your garden, but want to make sure that their colors will look great with your other flowers? The good news is that dahlias come in many different colors variations. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros looks at all the different colored dahlia flowers you can add to your garden this season.

Deadhead Dahlias


How and When To Deadhead Dahlia Flowers in Your Garden

Should you deadhead your dahlias? And if you do, when is the best time during the season to do it? These are questions many gardeners have as they try to get the most out of their dahlia blooms. In this article, certified master gardener Liz Jaros walks through how to deadhead dahlias, and the best time of season to start doing it.

Gardener planting a yellow blooming Dahila in hardiness zone 5.


When To Plant Dahlias in Zone 5 For The Best Results

If you live in zone 5 and want to plant some dahlias, it can be confusing to understand when to plant them for the best results. Dahlias can be fickle flowers depending on their climate and growing conditions, so planting at the right time will give you the best opportunities for better blooms. In this article, gardening expert Liz Jaros examines the optimal timing to plant your dahlias in zone 5.

Flower That Looks Like Petunia


10 Beautiful Flowers That Look Just Like Petunias

Are you thinking of planting petunias but want a few alternatives for your flower garden? Petunias are beautiful, but there are many reasons gardeners opt for different flowers in their garden. We love petunias (and all flowers) so we've curated the following list of flowers that closely resemble their petunia cousins.

Impatiens Sun or Shade


Do Impatiens Prefer Full Sun or Partial Shade?

Are you thinking of planting impatiens in your garden this year but aren’t sure if they prefer full sun or partial shade? Is growing them in full shade an option? While it is 100% variety specific, the general answer to these questions is yes! In this article, gardening expert and suburban homesteader, Merideth Cohrs, walks you through whether impatiens need full sun, partial shade, or even full shade to thrive.

Sun Loving Perennial Flower


31 Full Sun Perennial Flowers That Love Sunlight

Thinking of planting some perennial flowers, but want to make sure that they can tolerate full sun before you do? There are a number of different sun-loving perennials that can brighten up just about any garden space. In this article, we explore our favorite full sun perennials that you can plant in your garden this year!

calla lilies annual or perennial


Are Calla Lilies Annual, Perennial, or Biennial Plants?

Thinking of planting some calla lillies, but aren't sure if they will come back each year? Calla lilies are beautiful flowers, but it's understandable to want to understand what you are signing up for when you plant them. In this article, we examine if calla lilies are annuals, perennials, or biennials, and the differences between them.

Himalayan Blue Poppy


21 Blue Perennial Flowers with Names and Pictures

Thinking of adding some perennial flowers to your garden but aren't sure which ones to pick? How about some beautiful blue perennials that will come back year after year, for at least a few seasons. In this article, hobby gardener Jason White looks at 21 different blue perennial flowers and walks through each of them with names and pictures of each!

Flowers to Grow in Georgia


17 Flowers That Will Thrive in Georgia’s Hot, Humid Climate

Are you struggling to find the perfect flower selection for your Georgia flower garden this season? While there are many flowers that can stand up to the Georgia heat, there are a few that do it just a bit better than others. In this article, we explore our favorite flowers for the hot and moist Georgia climate!