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Winter blossoms : 13 Flowers you can grow in winters

Every flower blooms in its own time. They are the sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.

Be it humid, summers or winter, nature somehow finds its way to spread joy, colors and beauty all around.

Here is a list of 20 beautiful flower plants you can grow in winters.

1. Sweet Pea

You can count on sweet peas to make your garden, balconies or windows look delicate and beautiful. They are the real climbers which need up to 6ft of good support and they may climb up to 9 or 10 ft. These plants start blooming in February till April, if the seeds are sown in September-October.

2. Dianthus

The dianthus plant is also called Sweet William which will have 5 huge petals with a frilled margin and the color is white and pink . You can grow these in containers or pots as they are small plants. They have a fragrance of cinnamon or cloves. Seeds can be sown in August-September and the flowers start blooming in 5 months of germination. dianthus is one of the most popular and beautiful flowers that can be grown annually in your garden.

3. Calendula

Calendula or Pot Marigold are really easy to grow, they bloom from early summer until winter. They can be planted in small pots or containers as well, filled with the colors yellow or orange. These flowers are widely used by Hindu devotees as an offering to their Gods. This plant is also used for its color and flavor and has multiple medicinal purposes.

4. Alyssum

Sweet Alyssum is a beautiful plant that when it blooms it covers your garden landscape with tiny flowers and a sweet fragrance . They are white, pink and purple in color. It can grow 3 to 9 inches tall and 6 to 12 inches wide. These flowers will bloom from spring through fall. Any garden looks complete with a set of these flowers carpeting your landscape.

5. Dahlia

Dahlias are such pretty flowers that come in a wide range of colors such as red, yellow, pink white and orange. They also grow in different forms. The best time to sow their seeds is mid September to mid October and they bloom from mid summer through fall.

6. Snapdragon

Antirrhinum, more commonly known as snapdragon or dragon flowers, is named that because of its resemblance to the face of the dragon that opens and closes its mouth when squeezed. The seeds of these plants should be sown during September-October and the flowers bloom from April till winter.

7. Nasturtium

Nasturtium being one of the most beautiful flowers you can plant in winters. They may bloom from may to September. Its attractive flowers look great on the edges of your garden or in hanging baskets or pots. They also grow in a wide range of colors like red orange pink yellow and cream.

8. Phlox

Phlox plants bloom in early spring and grow better till mid to late summer. This particular plant gives a very pleasant feel to your garden with its beauty and a rich heady fragrance. They have candy coloured flowers on their tall stems. Nothing beats the appeal of garden phlox plants.

9. Nemesia

If you're looking for something wonderfully and sweetly scented, Nemesia is the flower plant for you. This particular plant should be grown in well-drained soil. They grow better in cool temperatures and bloom from spring but flag in too much heat.

10. Petunia

Petunias bloom wonderfully in full sunlight. They are really popular for making your garden look attractive. They can be planted in pots and containers as well as can carpet your garden landscape with its beautiful and wide range of colors. These are tough plants that require low maintenance.

11. Aster

Asters are perennial flowers which can be described as starry shaped flower heads. They are almost leafless and are coloured white or purple or lilac. They are delightful to look at. They are daisy like flowers which bloom in late summer which are easy to grow and easy to care for.

12. Carnations

Carnations can be planted in flower beds, containers such as pots. They are also perennials and come annually. They are one of the easier plants to grow and care for. They bloom in late spring up until all summer (April-May) long from early spring sowing. They naturally come in pinkish purple colors.

13. Daffodils

Daffodils also known as Nargis in India have leaves that grow upward, then drop out and down and range from 6-30 inches in length. They are also perennials which are lilylike. They must be planted in the coolest temperatures of the year and they may bloom in late winter or early spring.

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