Summer Flowers - List of 30 Best to Grow in Bangalore, India

Summer Flowers - List of 30 Best to Grow in Bangalore, India

Bangalore, India, is known for its lush greenery and vibrant flowers. With its tropical climate, the city is a great place to grow summer flowers. There are wide varieties of summer flowers. Here is a list of 30 of the best summer flowers to grow in Bangalore:

1. Marigold

Marigold is a popular summer flower that is easy to grow in Bangalore, India. It is an annual plant with bright yellow or orange flowers that bloom from late spring to early fall.

2. Begonia

Begonia is a popular summer flower that is native to tropical and subtropical regions of the world. It is an ideal choice for gardeners in Bangalore, India, as it thrives in warm temperatures and humid climates.

3. Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea is a popular flowering plant. It is an evergreen vine that produces colorful bracts of pink, purple, red, yellow, or white. 

4. Zinnia

Zinnias come in a variety of colors and sizes, making them a great choice for adding color to your garden.

5. Petunia

Petunias are another popular annual flower that is easy to care for and produces beautiful blooms.

6. Cosmos

Cosmos is a beautiful summer flower that is easy to grow. It has daisy-like blooms with bright colors ranging from white to pink, purple, and red.

7. Dahlia

Dahlias are stunning flowers that come in many different colors and sizes.

8. Impatiens

Impatiens are a great choice for shady areas of the garden, as they thrive in partial shade.

9. Morning Glory

Morning glories are beautiful annual flower that produces vibrant blooms.

10. Hibiscus

Hibiscus is a tropical flower that comes in many different colors and sizes.


11. Sunflower

Sunflowers are a classic summer flower that can be grown in Bangalore.

12. Salvia

Salvia is a hardy annual flower that comes in many different varieties and colors.

13. Nasturtium

Nasturtiums are hardy annual flower that comes in many different varieties and colors.

14. Hydrangea

Hydrangea is a beautiful flowering plant. It produces large clusters of flowers in shades of pink, blue, purple, and white.

15. Rangoon creeper

It is an evergreen, woody climber with long, slender stems and bright green leaves. The flowers of the Rangoon creeper are star-shaped and come in shades of white, pink, and red.

16. Ixora

Ixora is a popular flowering shrub. It is an evergreen shrub that can reach heights of up to 10 feet, with glossy green leaves and clusters of small, bright flowers.


17. Petunia

Botanical Name: Petunia

These annual plants come in a variety of colors. Different colored flowers are grown together to enhance the beauty of the garden. They are easy to grow. Petunias need adequate sunlight and well-draining soil to thrive.

18. 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.

19. Plumbago

Botanical Name: Plumbago auriculata

Plumbago is an evergreen flowering shrub that is grown as a climber. It blooms from spring through autumn.


20. Globe Amaranth

Botanical Name: Gomphrena globosa

The globe-shaped flower inflorescences exhibit a variety of shades like purple, red, orange, white, and pink. It is very heat tolerant and fairly drought resistant.

21. Pentas

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.

22. Adenium

Botanical Name: Adenium obesum

Adeniums need good light to thrive. Direct sunlight is preferable, especially when they are in their active growth phase during the summer months.

23. 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

24. Oleander

Botanical Name: Nerium oleander

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

25. Kanakambra

Botanical Name: Crossandra infundibuliformis

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

26. Tecoma

Botanical Name: Tecoma stans

Commonly called the firecracker or the coral plant, these slender red and white color flowers attract many sunbirds.

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27. 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.

Buy Golden trumpet vine

28. Butterfly Bush

Botanical Name: Buddleja

Butterfly bush is known for its beautiful panicle of flowers. It also attracts pollinators like butterflies. Choose a dwarf variety to grow in pots.

29. Cockscomb

Botanical Name: Celosia argentea var. cristata

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

30. 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.

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Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.