Flowering plants trending superbly in 2016

Top Trends in 2016 for Flowering plants

This year promises to be a winning one for gardeners !

Trend watchers are indicating we’ll see some exciting developments such as

  • low-maintenance designs

  • bold colors

  • focusing on viewscape

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Plants are back in the spotlight.

Everyone is talking about the amazing varieties we have to choose from at garden centers this year:

  • plants that produce big color with minimal care

  • multi-talented annuals, perennials and shrubs suited for any space including containers

  • vivid foliage that offers color all season long.

It’s shaping up to be a fantastic year for adding beauty to our living spaces.

Here are top 4 trends for flowering plants in 2016.

1. Petunia

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Petunias always strike with light purple flowers with dramatic deep purple veining and throat.

Petunias perform best in containers and hanging baskets. They are also beautiful among green foliage in full sun to light shade.

2. Lantana

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With playful clusters of fuchsia, orange and yellow flowers, Lantanas are perfect in flower beds because they attract butterflies and hummingbirds but they look pretty attractive indoors too.

These sun-lovers bloom all growing season and stand up to tough conditions.

3. Abelia

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Fragrant and magnificent, Abelia is one of favorite flowering shrubs for the landscape and container combinations.

Sprinkled with creamy yellow and pink blooms, it brings not only a whimsical element to the garden but also hummingbirds and butterflies.

4. Verbena

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Beautiful and heat tolerant, the red flowers of Verbena grow all season whether they are in the flower beds or garden containers. Their saturated color is a stand out along borders and pathways.

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In general use a soil-based compost placed over a generous layer of drainage material such as earthenware crocks, pebbles or gravel. Water and feed regularly, especially while plants are bearing flowers and fruit, when a high-potash fertilizer is recommended.

Buy Decorative Pebbles :

Decorate planters or garden landscapes with these decorative pebbles :

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Using pebbles in a garden brings different colors and textures to the garden. Pebbles can also fill up otherwise empty space in the garden, leaving a visual that might be considered more interesting and aesthetic than simple dirt, soil or mulch.

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