Flowering Shrubs of India

Flowering Shrubs of India

Do you have a garden that needs some color? Flowering shrubs can really brighten up a yard by injecting, vibrant hues into any outdoor space! Here are some beautiful flowering shrubs:

Butterfly Bush

Botanical Name: Buddleja

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

Buy Butterfly bush plant


Botanical Name:Bougainvillea

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


Buy Bougainvillea plant


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.

Buy Hibiscus red

Buy hibiscus white

Buy hibiscus pink


Botanical Name: Hydrangea

Hydrangeas bear gorgeous flowers that are round in shape. These plants can be beautiful centerpieces, and flowers are great as cute flowers. Hydrangeas prefer good sunlight and regular watering.


Botanical Name: Nerium oleander

Oleander comes in different hues of yellow, peach, salmon, pink, and burgundy red. Oleander flowers profusely in spring and summer.

Buy Oleander plant


Botanical Name: Gardenia augusta

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

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.

Buy Crepe Jasmine

Arabian Jasmine

Botanical Name: Jasminum sambac

Jasminum sambac is an evergreen vine or shrub. The flowers bloom throughout the year. This plant is grown as an ornamental plant and for its strongly scented flowers.


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.


Buy plumeria

Buy plumeria pudica


Botanical Name: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis

Parijatais a short tree, and its flowers are fragrant and blooms at night. The tree is sometimes called the "tree of sorrow" because the flowers lose their brightness during daytime.

Buy Parijata plant


Botanical Name: Rosa 

Rose is one of the most popular flowers in the world. There are hundreds of varieties of roses, each with its unique characteristics. Some types of roses include hybrid tea roses, miniature roses, climbing roses, floribunda roses, and shrub roses.

Buy Paneer Rose plant


Botanical Name: Salvia

The flower spikes bear tubular bright scarlet flowers above the leaves. Salvia is ideal for flower beds, borders, and shrubbery. They are suited to grow in semi-shaded places.


Botanical Name: Dahlia

Dahlias are popular herbaceous perennial plants. They come in a vivid range of colors and shapes. They are the most loved garden plants, as well as cut flowers.

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.

Buy Peacock flower plant


Botanical Name: Crossandra infundibuliformis

Kanakambaram is also known as the Firecracker Flower after its exploding fruits. The blooms are gorgeous orange in color.

Buy Kanakambara plant

Shooting star

Botanical Name: Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum

Commonly grown as an ornamental plant, it also attracts butterflies.

Buy Shooting star plant


Botanical Name: Ixora coccinea

It grows best in warm climates where it receives lots of sunlight. If you want to grow it indoors, provide it with plenty of light and warmth.

Buy Ixora plant

Buy Ixora(dwarf) plant


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.

Next step

Gardener services

Maintenance gardener

Setup gardener

Balcony gardener

Vegetable gardener

Flower gardener

Virtual garden consultation

Landscaping services

Landscape design

Landscape garden maintenance

Online nursery

Organic pesticides and fertilizers

Plant media

Organic seeds

Extra reading

Flowering plants for pots

Flowering plants of India

Flowering Plants that are Easy to Grow

Flowers that Thrive in Poor Soil

Sun Loving Flowering Plants


Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.