Vibrant hues of pink, yellow and red pull your focus into the garden while subtle foliage colors like green and maroon create a calming effect. A colorful landscape or garden provides an encompassing experience. Through utilizing the colors of the rainbow, your landscape or garden can create the same effect.
Explore our plant expert’s colorful recommendations below.
Chicago Apache Daylily
Add a pop of red with Chicago Apache Daylily. This lovely perennial blooms from June through August. Hardy to Zones 3-9, it reaches a mature height of 24 to 36 inches and spread of 12 to 24 inches. Easy to grow and extremely hardy, landscapes love these brilliant daylilies.
Coreopsis UpTick™ Gold & Bronze
Reminiscent of summer sunsets, UpTick™ Gold & Bronze offers golden yellow flowers with bronze red centers. Offering a height and spread of 12 to 14 inches, this variety is hardy in Zones 4-9.
American Gold Rush Black-Eyed Susan
Perfect for cut flowers, this variety offers fast growth and eye-catching yellow blooms for Zones 4-9. Perfect for small areas, it reaches a mature height of 22 to 26 inches and width of 18 to 24 inches.
Dianthus Fire Star (Pink)
Stunning pink blooms contrast with a deep crimson eye on grey-green foliage for a spectacular display. Extending to a mature height of 8 inches and spread of 10 inches, dianthus is excellent for accompanying taller plants. It is suited for Zones 5-9.
Azurri Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon
Providing a vibrant blue color, this Proven Winners variety is great for attracting butterflies in Zones 5-9. With a height of 96-144 inches and spread of 48-72 inches, it is great for filling large spaces with bold blooms.
Not only beautiful, your new colorful escape can offer numerous physical and mental benefits. Gardening involves hard work from planting, pulling weeds, and watering. This hard work pays off as gardening can increase exposure to vitamin D, lower blood pressure and burn excess calories. As your garden begins to bloom and grow, you can continue to enjoy the mental health benefits like improved mood and reduced stress levels.
See more plant recommendations in our catalog.
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