Gardening

12 spring flowers for the garden


The first spring flowers give balm to the heart! Shrubs, perennials, climbers, ground covers ...

Discover our selection of flowering plants to decorate the garden.

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Flowering shrubs in spring

Forsythia

  • Variety: Forsythia intermedia
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Flower color: small bright yellow star flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : any type of soil, except limestone
  • The little extra? The flowers appear before the leaves and completely cover the tree.

Chinese Azalea

  • Variety: Rhododendron (Azalea) x western ‘Anneke’
  • Flowering period: april to may
  • Flower color: large yellow-orange trumpet flowers with long pistils
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : acidic, drained and rich
  • The little extra? Bright and lightly scented flowers.

Spring flowering perennials

Spring anemones

  • Variety: Anemone coronaria ‘Hollandia’
  • Flowering period: april to may
  • Flower color: single cup-shaped flowers, bright red
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : dry drained, rather poor
  • The little extra? Very low maintenance, a beautiful flower for a rustic bouquet.

Epimedium

  • Variety: Epimedium davidii
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Flower color: yellow, light flowers in the shape of a "jester's hat"
  • Exhibition: partial shade, shade
  • Ground : sour, fresh and rich
  • The little extra? Large decorative leaves in the shape of a heart

Flowering climbers in spring

Clematis

  • Variety: Clematis jackmanii ‘Ivan Olsson’
  • Flowering period: May to June then August to September
  • Flower color: single flowers with pastel purple petals with ribbed and white center line
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : rich and drained
  • The little extra? Its repeat flowering which gives it interest twice a year

Wisteria

  • Variety: Wisteria sinensis (Chinese wisteria)
  • Flowering period: april to may
  • Flower color: long clusters of lightly scented purple flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : deep, drained, rich and acidic to neutral
  • The little extra? Lives up to 50 years, forming a beautiful gnarled wood

Spring bulbs

Hyacinth

  • Variety: Hyacinthus orientalis ‘Gipsy Queen’
  • Flowering period: April
  • Flower color: spiky inflorescence covered with orange star flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : drained, rich and light
  • The little extra? Early flowering and fragrant.

Muscari

  • Variety: Muscari azureum
  • Flowering period: april to may
  • Flower color: sky blue inflorescences composed of small tubular flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : fresh and drained
  • The little extra? Flower carpet shape

Blooming trees in spring

Prunus

  • Variety: Prunus serrulata Kanzan (Japanese cherry blossom)
  • Flowering period: april to may
  • Flower color: many double pink flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : cool and drained, supports limestone
  • The little extra? Very floriferous

Magnolia

  • Variety: Magnolia soulangeana
  • Flowering period: April May
  • Flower color: large white and pink cup flowers
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade
  • Ground : acid, drained
  • The little extra? Lightly scented flowers that appear before the leaves

Flower floors and rugs

Lily of the valley

  • Variety: Convallaria majalis ‘Rosea’
  • Flowering period: April May
  • Flower color: small pink flowers in very fragrant bells
  • Exhibition: sun, partial shade, shade
  • Ground : fresh and light
  • The little extra? A good variant of white lily of the valley

Forget-me-not

  • Variety: Brunnera macrophylla (Caucasian forget-me-not)
  • Flowering period: April May
  • Flower color: very small, light blue flowers in panicles
  • Exhibition: partial shade, shade
  • Ground : rich, acidic to neutral, cool
  • The little extra? Resists up to -20 ° C

Video: Spring bulb lasagne (October 2020).