Flowering plants for home garden

Flowering plants for home garden

A flower is one of nature's most amazing creations. Flowers come in an incredible variety of shapes, sizes, colors, scents, and textures. Some flowers are delicate and others are bold and colorful.

Flowers are used in many cultures for religious ceremonies, celebrations, and rituals. In addition, they're often used to decorate homes, offices, and public spaces.


Chrysanthemum is a common flowering platy in India. There are many variations in chrysanthemums, varying in shape and color. They are a great addition to any garden.

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Who doesn't like periwinkle? It is easy to grow, has a variety of colors, and possesses numerous medicinal benefits. It is such a versatile plant. It can thrive in poor soil conditions too.


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Hibiscus is a very common plant. It is used for religious offerings, herbal tea, hair conditioner, or as an ornamental plant. In addition, growing hibiscus is very easy.

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Crape Jasmine

Crape Jasmine is one of the most common garden flowers in peninsular India. Besides being used for several religious ceremonies, the flowers are mixed with oil to treat several skin-related ailments.

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Roses are among the world's most popular cut flowers. Roses are available in a wide range of colors, including red, pink, white, yellow, orange, purple, and blue. They are different types of roses, like climbers, miniature, hybrids, etc., commonly seen in every garden.


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Jasmine bears beautiful white flowers that look gorgeous. The flowers also exude a fragrance that fills the garden with a mild scent.

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Marigold blossoms are gorgeous yellow. They thrive best in sunny areas. They can tolerate partial shade for a short duration. But continuous exposure to bright sunlight is necessary for the plant to grow well and produce more blooms.


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Moss rose

Moss roses are flowering plant that grows well in dry, poor soil but cannot withstand frost. They can be grown in hanging baskets and are suitable as ground covers.

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Zinnias are easy to grow and require little maintenance. They are also lovely plants, so if you're planning to add color to your yard, these should be considered. In addition, zinnias make great cut flowers.

Full sun is ideal for growing zinnias. Soils rich in organic material are preferable.


Nasturtiums are herbaceous perennial plants. The leaves and flowers of Nasturtium are edible. The flowers come in hues of red, orange, yellow, and more. They can grow well with little care.

Nasturtium can grow in full or partial sunlight. Well-draining soil is suitable for growing this plant.


Pretty petunias can be grown anywhere, anytime, and they'll brighten any spot in your yard. You can plant them directly into the ground or put them in pots if you want to keep them indoors. They come in a variety of colors.

Petunias grow well in full to partial light. It can thrive in any soil that has good drainage.

Globe Amaranth

Globe amaranth is also known as Gomphrenas. They're commonly grown for their showy, round, and bright blooms. The globe-shaped flower inflorescences exhibit a variety of shades like purple, red, orange, white, and pink. In addition, it is very heat tolerant and fairly drought resistant.

Globe Amaranths grow best in full sun and nutrient-rich soil.


Bougainvillea is a hardy, drought-tolerant perennial plant. They come in a variety of colors. It's perfect for arbors, fences, or pots.

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Shankapushpi is a perennial climbing plant. It has many medicinal benefits also. This plant can be grown easily without much care and maintenance.


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Cockscomb is a great, low-maintenance plant that comes in a variety of colors. It grows well even in poor, rocky, and sandy soils.


Osbeckia is an annual herb that bears purple-pink flowers. Plant it anywhere, and it grows well.

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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.

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Parijatais 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.

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This tropical plant has beautiful glossy green foliage and produces large white flowers that emit a strong smell while blooming.

Rangoon Creeper

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.

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Butterfly Bush

The butterfly bush is one of the most popular ornamental shrubs for gardens worldwide. This deciduous plant with yellow-white flowers.

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You can use Begonias to brighten up your home during the cold season. They can bloom even when temperatures drop. Both wax begonias and angle-winged begonia can be grown indoors.


Grow this attractive succulent indoors during the cold months and let you enjoy the beauty of the blooms. The lovely miniature tree form of the plant and its rose-like flowers add beauty wherever they grow.

Peace Lily

Peace lilies produce white flowers, which look great with tall lush green leaves. It is a hardy plant, therefore, requires less maintenance.

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Keep these plants in a warm, bright place. The big blooms come in various colors like orange, red and yellow, which can add brightness to the indoors.

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Anthuriums can bloom in winter, too, if 5-6 hours of sunlight is available. Their glossy leaves and flowers add a sparkling hue to your indoors. Long-lasting flowers of anthurium are an added advantage.

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Extra reading

Flowering plants of India

Flowering Plants that are Easy to Grow

6 Tips for More Flowers

Flowers that Thrive in Poor Soil

Sun Loving Flowering Plants


Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.