What a the easiest flowers to grow from seeds?

What a the easiest flowers to grow from seeds?

Growing flower from seed is very easy. With proper care, you'll soon see blooms appear on your plants. You can grow these flowering plants from seed indoors or outdoors.

Here are some flowering plants that are easy to grow from seeds:

1. Shankapushpi

Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea

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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2. Calendula

Botanical Name: Calendula officinalis

Calendula is a beautiful plant with bright orange-yellow flowers that bloom during winter. They can be placed near a window since they require bright sunlight.

You can directly sow the seeds in the soil. They will self-seed from season to season. It prefers bright sunlight but not harsh afternoon light.

3. Cockscomb

Botanical Name: Celosia

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

4. Cosmos

Botanical Name: Cosmos

Cosmos has bright, colorful blooms that elevate the beauty of gardens instantly. Because these flowers are easy to grow, they are very popular among garden enthusiasts who have just started their gardening hobby. They grow well in both container and flower beds. They are perfect for border and cutting gardens too.

5. Marigold

Botanical Name: Tagetes

Marigolds can grow well in any type of soil and do not need much care. Marigolds come in vivid shades of orange, yellow, and red.

Marigolds require 5-6 hours of bright sunlight. It requires regular watering and grows well in any type of soil.

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6. Nasturtium

Botanical Name: Tropaeolum majus

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

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

7. Zinnia

Botanical Name: Zinnia

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.

8. Globe Amaranth

Botanical Name: Gomphrena globosa

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.

9. Periwinkle

Botanical Name: Catharanthus roseus

Periwinkle is a beautiful flowering plant with many medicinal benefits. They come in white, red, pink, and other colors. They produce beautiful blooms throughout the year.

Periwinkles grow well in sunny locations and soil rich in organic matter.

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10. Four'O Clock

Botanical Name: Mirabilis jalapa

Four'O Clock is an ornamental perennial plant. Four o'clock flowers grow and bloom abundantly in the summer. The colorful trumpet-like flowers bloom in the late afternoon or early evening, exhaling a scent similar to the tobacco flower, and attract moths for pollination.

11. Moss Rose

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.

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12. 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.

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Extra reading

How to Grow Plants from Seeds in Bangalore Step by Step?

Flowering Plants that are Easy to Grow

Growing Tips for Moss rose

How to Grow Nasturtium?

Butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea)


Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.