Beautiful flowers can make any yard look alive! But who has the time (or budget) to care for a garden? If you live in India, finding flowering plants that can withstand extreme weather conditions is especially challenging.
Good news: you don't have to give up on your dream of having a stunning garden. There are several types of low-maintenance all season flowering plants that thrive within India's changing climates.
Do you have a flower garden that looks spectacular in the spring and summer but lifeless and empty in the fall and winter? Wouldn't it be nice if there was a type of perennial flower that would provide your garden with year-round beauty?
Well, you are in luck! All-season flowering plants are ideal for providing stunning flowers to your garden throughout every part of the year.
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.
Botanical Name: Buddleja
The butterfly bush is one of the most popular ornamental shrubs for gardens worldwide. This deciduous plant with yellow-white flowers.
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.
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.
Botanical Name: Hydrangea
Prune the shrub in late fall or early spring to enjoy beautiful flowers in the fall. In fact, hydrangeas bloom in summer as well, depending on the type.
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.
Botanical Name: Adenium obesum
Known as a "Desert Rose," Adenium is a tropical plant that needs occasional watering. It grows best in full sunlight and can also be kept indoors in cooler weather.
Crown of Thorns
Botanical Name: Euphorbia milii
Euphorbia mili tolerates the scarcity of water well and doesn't need any special care. It blooms almost every season in an environment that stays dry, warm, and free from frost.
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.
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: Clitoria ternatea
It is a fast-growing, perennial herbaceous climber. These plants have medicinal properties. The beautiful flowers attract butterflies, also.
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.
Botanical Name: Nyctanthes arbor-tristis
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.
Botanical Name: Plumbago auriculata
Plumbago is a tough, hardy herbaceous plant that can grow into a climber. It blooms in a cluster of tubular, blue flowers.
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: Thunbergia erecta
It is a commonly cultivated plant. Unlike other Thunbergias, this plant is an erect shrub. King's mantle is a hardy plant. The elongated bell-shaped flowers amidst lush green leaves add a lot of beauty to your garden. They are great plants to plant in hedges and borders.
Botanical Name: Spathiphyllum
Peace lilies produce white flowers, which look great with tall lush green leaves. It is a hardy plant, therefore, requires less maintenance.
Botanical Name: Portulaca grandiflora
Moss roses are flowering plants that grow well in dry, poor soil but cannot withstand frost. They can be grown in hanging baskets and are suitable as ground covers.
Dr. Vandana K.