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Flowers That Enjoy Plenty of Sun

By Simon Crowther @prestigeflower

Flowers that enjoy plenty of sun

While some flowering plants enjoy shady conditions, others enjoy the sun. Understanding the needs of your plants will help you offer them the perfect conditions to help them flourish. The better you care for your plants, the more you will get out of it at the end of the day.

Petunias are extremely popular flowers due to their beautiful soft petals. They are available in plenty of colours and they do very well in windows as well as window boxes. They can tolerate particularly harsh warm climates since they originate from South America. They are also popular border flowers in the garden and easy to add to your garden.

Carnations also do very well in full sun and they are known for their long lifespan. They are popular for various occasions and they make superb summer bouquets. They are available in a wide range of colours and their light perfume is particularly pleasant. They can be displayed on their own or along with other seasonal flowers. Consider pairing carnations with gerbera daisies, alstroemeria, and roses.

Chrysanthemums are also popular and widely cultivated. They are one of the favourite summer flowers in the world and available in various colours including yellow, pink, and white. They are known for attracting butterflies and they can also repel mosquitoes. Chrysanthemums are also edible which means that they can be used for making tea and in salads.

Sunflowers, as the name suggests, love plenty of sun. They grow wonderfully tall and some have even reached 30 feet in height. That said, their average height is about 6 feet. When growing this kind of plant, you should ensure that they receive at least 6 - 8 hours of sunlight. You can display these cut flowers on their own or add them to a mixed bouquet of roses, carnations, and other types of daisies.

Geraniums are well-known flowers They are great for displaying on windowsills as well as porches. They love sunlight and they are particularly hardy. Their flowers are usually pink, red, or white. They can be planted and displayed indoors and outdoors, depending on your preferences and space availability.

Dahlias are uniquely spiky-looking flowers that love dryer soil and lots of sun. It is the national flower of Mexico and they are popular June wedding flowers too. You can display them on their own or along with roses, asiatic lilies, and alstroemeria.


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