Pink flowers: Do you want a beautifully flowered garden or balcony, and you don’t know which flower to choose? Here are some ideas for pink flowers that will bloom to bring softness and bright, cheerful touches. Whether you have a green thumb or not, find the variety that best meets your expectations. Fuchsia pink, candy pink, magenta or soft pink, will bring a romantic aura to your flowerbeds and will illuminate your exteriors.
Pink flower types for your garden
Here is a list of 13 beautiful pink flower names you can grow in your garden:
Aster dumosus, named also Symphyotrichum dumosum, is a perennial herbaceous plant native to North America. This plant commonly known as Bushy Aster belongs to the Asteraceae family. The stems of this beauty are often branched and bear deciduous, simple, alternate leaves. Moreover, Bushy Aster blooms from August to October in a daisy-shaped, red-rose flower with a yellow heart. The blooms attract many pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Aster dumosus is easy to care for and grows in full sun in acidic or calcareous and preferably draining soils.
Paeonia lactiflora, named also Chinese Peony, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Paeoniaceae. It is also native to central and eastern Asia from eastern Tibet across northern China to eastern Siberia. Moreover, this plant has a pretty pink flower that appears in late spring or early summer. The flowers are fragrant and can also be white with fairly pale yellow stamens. There are usually several flowers on the same stem. Peony plants like the sun or partial shade and also drained and humus soils.
Nerium oleander, commonly known as Oleander, is a magnificent flowering shrub that can reach 2m high. This Mediterranean species belonging to the Apocynaceae family blooms from July to September in fragrant, pink, white or yellow flowers. Be careful, because the leaves, flowers, bark and wood of the Oleander plant are toxic at very low doses and It is considered that a single leaf can be fatal to humans.
Fuchsia is a perennial flowering plant belonging to the Onagraceae family. These plants are popular simply because they produce beautiful pink flowers, and make gorgeous additions to hanging baskets, a foliage display, or even a patio container. Moreover, this plant symbolizes good taste, love, trust, and even protection. Among the many hybrids, Fuchsia ‘Jack Shahan’, is known for its tenderness, with its large single flowers with a pale pink calyx and pink corolla.
Amaryllis belladonna, the Jersey Lily, belladonna-lily, naked-lady-lily, or March lily, is a flowering plant native to Cape Province in South Africa. This ornamental plant flowers between September and October in large pink blooms that will beautify your garden with its pretty shape. The flowers are also fragrant and can measure 10 cm in diameter.
Dahlia ‘Priceless Pink’
Dahlia Priceless Pink, named also Priceless pink Dahlia or Waterlily Dahlia, is a small perennial plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. This beautiful plant has tuberous, swollen roots. When Gathered, these tubers give erect and branched stems, bearing compound, odd-pinnate leaves with rounded leaflets. Furthermore, this Water lily Dahlia flowers from July until the end of October in gaily striped, violet-pink and white flowers. It is absolutely a beautiful addition to the garden collection.
Mirabilis jalapa, named commonly the marvel of Peru or four o’clock flower, is a tuberous perennial plant that takes its name from its more nocturnal than diurnal blooming since its trumpet flowers open at the end of the afternoon, releasing a sweet fragrance, until the next morning when they fade.
This plant is the most commonly grown ornamental species of Mirabilis plant and is available in a range of colors such as crimson yellow, white or red. However, our favorite Marvel of the type species is deep pink whose flowers suit wonderfully with the bright green foliage.
Althaea cannabina, commonly called palm-leaf marshmallow or hemp-leaved hollyhock, is a perennial herb belonging to the Malvaceae family. This beautiful herbaceous plant has hairy green leaves carried on strong stems up to 2m high. From July to September, Althaea cannabina produces several clusters of pinkish-lavender blooms with dark pink-purple stamens.
Echinacea purpurea, also known as purple coneflower, is a herbaceous perennial belonging to the Asteraceae family. This plant has rough, scattered leaves that become small toward the top of the stem and pretty, daisy-like pink flowers with a central orange-brown cone, hence their common name, coneflower. Several pollinators are attracted to the flower, especially butterflies. It is absolutely among the plants with pink flowers that will enchant your garden and your heart.
Antirrhinum majus, or the common Snapdragon, is a species of flowering plant belonging to the Plantaginaceae family and native to Mediterranean Europe. This eye-catching bedding plant is grown as an annual in moist, rich, well-drained soil in full to part sun. Additionally, the garden Snapdragon produces showy flowers in a range of colors, which attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
Albizia julibrissin, named commonly Mimosa, the Persian silk tree or pink silk tree, is a species of tree in the family Fabaceae. It is native to southwestern and eastern Asia. It is also a deciduous, fast-growing tree that can reach 12m high. The silk tree has long, alternate leaves that move in reaction to light and touch and fragrant, light pink flowers that occur in terminal clusters of dense heads, each terminating in a stalk. The stamens are numerous and very long, jutting out from the corolla.
Achillea sibirica, or Syberian Yarrow, is a hardy perennial plant native to Siberia. This plant has long, narrow, leathery and toothed, almost shiny leaves that are very decorative. From June to September it produces large umbels of small pale pink flowers with a soft yellow center, becoming white when ripe. Syberian Yarrow is also a hardy plant and will adapt to all our climates and to any properly drained soil.
Rhododendron hirsutum, also known as the Hairy Alpenrose is one of the species of Rhododendron native to the central and eastern Alps and of N.W. Yugoslavia. This bush species, which may grow as high as 1m, is an attractive, blooming specimen with fairly low maintenance. It has narrowly oval, wide, bright green leaves with crenulate margins fringed with bristles. It has also rosy pink flowers produced in June in terminal clusters.
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