Top 12 Best Flowers to Plant in Maine
Hibiscus:Hibiscus flowers grow individually or in clusters, lasting only one to three days before they drop off the tree. There are over 200 species to display the beauty this flower affords.
Daffodils:Delightful daffodils are another popular flower for your Maine winter garden because they are hardy and colorful. Plant daffodils in well-draining soil in a sunny location for full or partial sun.
Petunias:Petunias are one of the best flowers to plant in Maine. They have some of the most colorful blooms that will stand out among other striking flowers.
Lily:Luscious lilies are a good choice for small spaces in a garden and bloom throughout the summer. Asiatic lilies, Oriental lilies, and Trumpet lilies are popular varieties in Maine.
Columbines:This beautiful flower is bell-shaped with petals that turn upward and inward and resemble an eagle’s talons in white, pink, purple, red, and yellow colors.
Coneflowers:They are large cone-shaped flowering heads which are usually, but not always, purple. Other colors include pink and white.
Zinnias:Zinnias are annual flowers that only produce seeds and flowers one season a year. Therefore, you will need to plant zinnia seeds annually.
Lupines:These are fast-growing legumes with pea-like flowers that form a tall spire or spear-like colorful blooms, mostly purple, but also in blue, white, yellow, and red for quite a spectacular show.
Black-Eyed Susans:This plant thrives in full sun or partial shade and attracts birds and butterflies. A mass of these vibrant-colored flowers makes for a great addition to the garden.
Tulips:The elegant tulip, which generally has cup-shaped blooms with one flower on each stem, gives a garden a touch of class. However, some double blossoms are ruffled, fringed, and multi-flowering blooms.
Marigolds:The mighty marigold, a member of the aster family, is vibrant and easy to grow, showing off in colors of yellow, orange, white, red, gold, and bicolor.
Dahlias:These exquisite flower colors include white, yellow, red, or purple. In addition, some varieties even have more than one color or shade on a single bloom.