Various types of blue flowers exist that you can grow in your garden not limited to tall, beautiful floral spikes that include lupins and delphiniums, flowering shrubs such as hydrangeas, and a cluster of small flowers such as Hepatica Nobilis and forget-me-nots.
Take a tour here to know which blue flowers are ideal for winter, spring, autumn, and summer. Note that depending on the weather variations, the flowering seasons might overlap.
- What Do Blue Flowers Mean?
The color blue is a representative of serenity and enhances the calm environment in our gardens. The flower also stands for home, and you will find that are given as presents for stressed or sick people.
- Spring Flowers
-small blue bulbs
Anemone Blanda-genuinely speaking a tuber is most preferred because it has blue daisy flower style.
-Hyacinthoides non-scripta-it is differentiated from the Spanish interloper by its weak step that flops at the top such that the flowers hang on one side.
- Blue Climbers
In this category we have two types:
–Clematis alpine and Clematis macropetala–has subtle bell-shaped flowers and clematis Daniel Deronda that has a more massive saucer-shaped flower.
- Blue Shrubs
This one comes in different flowers such as ceanothus which has baby blue plumes .C arboreus, always evergreen and blue mound which has more compost flowers.
- Summer Flowers
Summer gardens are very attractive especially when engulfed by haze of blue, right from the tall shrubs such as lupins to the medium blue petals of Meconopsis grandis is characterized by its notoriourity to sprout.
- Blue Bulbs
Agapanthus is good example of blue bulbs with heads rounded and clustered with funnel-shaped flowers. Try headbourne hybrids that can accommodate the harsh weather. Another type is Camassia leichtlinii with star-like flowers
- Flowers To Grow From The Seeds
Phacelia tunacetifolia –this has many flowers tightly held in spiral mode. It is most liked by bees.
Polemonium caeruleum –called Jacob’s ladder has the flowers supported b yellow stamens.
- Autumn Flowers.
There are not much of blue flowers for autumn apart from aster ericoides “blue star” which has blue and lavender colors.
If you want sky blue look, you can consider salvia uliginosa. It is a lovely colour.
- Winter Flowers
One of the most favorable flowers for the winter season is Irish reticulata with blue petals with yellow marks.
It is worth noting that the appearance of the above mentioned spring –flowering bulbs is highly dependent on weather.
- List Of Flowers Available In Blue
You can find blue varieties for these shrubs and flowers.
- Ajuga reptans
- Anemone Blanda
- Brunnera macrophylla
- California lilac
- Camassia Leichtlinii
- Creeping speedwell
- Hepatica nobilis
- Himalayan blue poppy
- Iris reticulata
- Jacob’s ladder
- Lobelia siphilitica
- Love in a mist (Nigella)
- Monkshood (aconite)
- Phacelia tanacetifolia
- Salvia uliginosa