Top 10 Best Flowers to Plant in Colorado

Sunflowers:Sunflowers, scientifically known as Helianthus annuus, are iconic and resilient flowers that thrive in the diverse climate of Colorado. 

Sedum:Sedums, however, thrive in the wide range of altitudes, bright sunshine, and variable temperatures that characterize Colorado.

Russian Sage:Russian sage, scientifically known as Perovskia atriplicifolia, is a popular and hardy perennial that thrives in the diverse climate of Colorado. 

Rocky Mountain Penstemon:Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mountain Beardtongue) with its spikes of bright blue flowers and evergreen foliage, is one of the easiest-to-grow Penstemon.

Oriental Poppy:Oriental poppies, scientifically known as Papaver orientale, are robust perennials that thrive in the diverse climate of Colorado.

Coneflower:Coneflowers’ widespread success in Colorado can be attributed in large part to their ability to thrive in the state’s varied environment. 

Columbine:Columbine flowers, scientifically known as Aquilegia, are vibrant and iconic blooms that thrive in the unique climate of Colorado. 

Blue Flax:Blue flax flowers, scientifically known as Linum perenne, are enchanting wildflowers that thrive in the diverse landscape of Colorado. 

Blanket Flower:There are about 25-30 species of Gaillardia, a genus of annuals, biennials, and perennials in the sunflower family (Asteraceae) all native to the Americas.

Black-Eyed Susan:Black-eyed Susan flowers, scientifically known as Rudbeckia hirta, are resilient and vibrant perennials that thrive in the diverse climate of Colorado. 

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