1. Crepe Jasmine
Botanical Name: Tabernaemontana divaricata
The plant has flowers in a pin-wheel shape. Crape Jasmine is one of the most common garden flowers found throughout peninsular India.
Botanical Name: Hibiscus
Hibiscus are easy to grow. They grow well in any kind of soil. With their variety of colors and shapes, they make a great addition to your garden. They need bright light for good growth.
3. Night Jasmine
Botanical Name: Cestrum nocturnum
Night jasmineis a hardy climber. The flowers of this plant open at night, exuding strong perfume.
It thrives in warm weather and needs bright light. It prefers rich, fertile soils but will tolerate poor ones if it gets enough water. Night queen is easy to grow and care for.
Botanical Name: Nerium oleander
Oleander comes in different hues of yellow, peach, salmon, pink, and burgundy red. Oleander flowers profusely in spring and summer.
Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum plants need plenty of sunlight to grow well. They come in different colors. Water them regularly, and they add beautiful color and fragrance.
Botanical Name: Plumeria
A deciduous shrub or a small tree famous for its fragrant flowers. They are easily propagated by stem cuttings. It is grown for its ornamental value.
7. Butterfly pea plant
Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea
Blue Butterfly Pea belongs to the leguminous plant family Fabaceae. It has a creamy white-colored center. Butterfly pea flower is a common ingredient in many herbal teas.
Botanical Name: Tagetes erecta
Marigolds are beautiful flowers that come in various colors. They are also known to have medicinal properties. What makes them unique is their ability to attract pollinators, such as bees.
Botanical Name: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
Parijata is a short tree, and its flowers are fragrant and bloom at night. The tree is sometimes called the "tree of sorrow" because the flowers lose their brightness during the daytime.
Botanical Name: Catharanthus roseus
Periwinkle is known to be extremely hardy and is known to thrive even in nutritionally deficient soils. It is widely used as groundcover.
11. Common jasmine
Botanical name: Jasminum officinale
It is also known as summer jasmine, poet's jasmine, white jasmine, and true jasmine. Common jasmine is a semi-evergreen vine.
12. Jamaican bluespike
Botanical Name: Stachytarpheta jamaicensis
It is a hardy perennial herb. The blue-purplish colored flowers produced in a spike attract a lot of butterflies.
Botanical Name: Sphagneticolatrilobata
Wedelia is an herbaceous, hardy perennial plant. It spreads aggressively. Wedelia is widely used as groundcover.
14. Rangoon Creeper
Botanical Name:Combretum indicum
Rangoon creeper bears reddish flowers. The flowers are fragrant and tubular, varying from white to pink to red. The flowers change in color with age.
15. Peacock flower
Botanical Name: Caesalpinia pulcherrima
The Peacock flower is a striking ornamental plant. It is widely grown in gardens for its red, orange, and yellow flowers. The plant attracts many birds and butterflies, especially hummingbirds.
Botanical Name: Canna indica
It is a popular garden plant due to its big showy flowers. They come in a variety of shapes and colors.
17. Butterfly Milkweed
Botanical Name: Asclepias curassavica
Scarlet Milkweed is a short herb with bright red-yellow flowers. Wasps, beetles, and a number of other butterflies visit these flowers to feed on the nectar.
Botanical Name: Barleria
It is known as December Flower as it blooms in December and is normally strung into garlands of flowers for women to wear in their hair.
Botanical Name:Crossandra infundibuliformis
Kanakambaram is also known as the Firecracker Flower after its exploding fruits. The blooms are gorgeous orange in color.
Bougainvillea is a hardy, drought-tolerant perennial plant. They come in a variety of colors. It's perfect for arbors, fences, or pots.
Botanical Name: Tecoma stans
Commonly called the firecracker or the coral plant, these slender red and white color flowers attract many sunbirds.
22. Golden trumpet vine
Botanical Name: Allamanda
This is a flowering climber that looks lovely on a pergola of a roof. It has a woody stem and prefers a surface that it can use as support to fall over.
Botanical Name: Caladium
Caladiums have large, heart-shaped foliage which comes in various colors, including white, pink, purple, and orange. They prefer a moderately shady place with indirect sunlight.
Botanical Name: Codiaeum variegatum
Crotons come in lots of different colors and look good in both indoor and outdoor environments. The leaves may be ovate, crinkled, and variegated with green, white, purple, orange, yellow, red, or pink color.
Botanical Name: Coleus scutellarioides
Coleus is extremely variable in the color and shape of the leaves. The leaves are tender and fleshy. There are various types of coleus plants, each with its unique color pattern.
Botanical Name: Pentas lanceolata
Because they're beautiful, Pentas are attractive to pollinators like bees, birds, and butterflies. These plants can withstand full sunlight and need little to no care, growing even in locations that are dry and hot.
28. Canna Lily
Botanical Name: Canna indica
Canna plants need warm temperatures, full sunlight, and moist soil to grow well. They come in shades of red, orange, or yellow.
Dr. Vandana K.