When spring comes, there are plenty of spring flowers to plant. Perennials are ideal when it comes to flowers that grow in April. They grow fast and provide abundant color during the summer. Nurseries and online catalogs sell them. The plants are ready for sale after they grow for a year and have their growth trimmed to about an inch above the crown. They arrive ready for transplanting outdoors with the soil removed from the roots.
To begin the list of spring flowers, daylilies grow in many climates, and numerous hybrids are available in a variety of colors. Secondly, vine plants that quickly climb up trellises and gazebos. They include numerous species in colors such as white, pink, blue, red and purple. Clematis bloom shapes vary by species. Some resemble tulips, while others are bell shaped, star shaped or like tiny lanterns.
Summer-blooming annuals that may be planted in April include several easy-to-grow plants. Sunflowers are sturdy spring flowers to plant that require little care once planted. They adapt easily to a wide variety of soil conditions and include short varieties that grow no more than a few feet tall to tall plants that reach up to 8 feet and taller. For annuals that provide numerous color choices, select zinnias to plant in April for summer flowers. They have round-shaped flowers with multiple short, narrow petals and are perfect for floral arrangements.
Drought-tolerant shrubs planted in April fare well throughout the summer. Such as Rosemary bushes not only provide fragrant leaves used for medicinal purposes and cooking, but its small blue or purple flowers provide attractive blooms. The flowers are also edible. Depending on the species, rosemary shrubs grow from a foot to 6 feet tall.
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