Flower trends – it is going to be bright!
One clear trend is “back to nature”. When it comes to ﬂower trends for the garden and balcony, it’s safe to say things are going to get ﬂashy. Pastel tones, lilac and pink were
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especially popular in the last years – as traditional ﬂowers and medicinal plants. We’ve picked the top ﬂower trends for this year. Click through our gallery for a little inspiration and get started on making your garden beautiful!
There are many reasons that catnip is one of the top ﬂower trends. One reason is that it’s incredibly easy to grow. Another is that catnip ﬂowers bloom for a long time – from April to July. The large, lilac plant prefers sunny spots and its soil should never be allowed to dry out.
Yes, you read that right. Leeks aren’t just for eating – they can also look stunning! Depending on the type you choose, these flowers can adorn your garden from May to September. They are especially pretty when combined with smaller shrubs for the ornamental leek to tower over (it grows up to 150 cm tall).
The poppy is one of nature’s greatest survival specialists. For you, this means perfect ﬂowers even if you don’t always have time to water them. The corn poppy is very easy to grow and has no special requirements.
Boasting such a pretty colour, it’s no wonder that oleander is one of the top ﬂower trends. It’s also one of the oldest Mediterranean tub plants and ﬂowers from June to September, depending on the species. But be careful if you have children – oleander is as poisonous as it is beautiful.
The name “busy lizzie” doesn’t just suit this beautiful flower – it could also apply to all garden and balcony owners. After all, most of us work incredibly hard to make our garden an extended living room. Busy lizzies will make this job an easy one, as they even grow well in shady spots – both on the balcony and in the garden!
You can enjoy nemesia’s gorgeous blossoms twice a year. Simply prune it back after the first flowering in May and it will flourish again in September.
With its white ﬂowers, the candytuft is not the season’s most colourful trend-setter – but it still deserves a place in our top 10 ﬂower trends. The candytuft blooms from April to May. As its ﬂowering period draws to an end, its white ﬂowers turn a lovely shade of pink.
The kangaroo paw has deﬁnitely earned its place on our list of ﬂower trends. Have you heard of it? If so, you’re one of the few. It gets its name from its soft ﬂowers, which are reminiscent of a kangaroo paw. This plant ﬂowers from May to June. A tip: although this ﬂower likes bright spots, you should never plant it in direct sunlight.
The good old daisy ... we bet it stirs pleasant childhood memories! But did you know that it’s also said to have healing properties? The ﬂowers also taste wonderful in a salad. We think it’s fair to say that it has earned its place in our top 10 ﬂower trends!
Do you love the summer and fluttering in your garden? Then the coneflower is definitely for you. Depending on the species, this beautiful flower blooms from June to October and attracts all kinds of bees, butterflies and other friendly insects.