5 Best Flowering Plants to Grow in June

5 Best Flowering Plants To Grow In June

June signifies the month when the summer is at its peak, followed by light showers in India. The weather is hot and humid and could be one of the busiest months if you haven’t made your garden summer-ready yet. 

Here are some of the best flowering plants to grow in June that will help you create a colorful summer garden. They are not only heat-tolerant but virtually carefree plants, that keep your spirits up with their vibrant hues.

1. Adenium

Popularly known as desert rose, this plant can be easily referred to as the king of summer flowering plants. The plant is very hardy and can easily tide through the harsh summers of India.

 

Its flowers which look very similar to roses come in many colors such as white, pink, and different shades of red. Apart from beautiful flowers, this plant looks attractive because of its caudices or thick stems. Once planted this plant keeps on flowering till the end of autumn. Adenium can be planted through seeds as well as cuttings. Although the plant can do well even in partial sunlight, it requires full sunlight for flowering. It requires very less watering, just once or twice a week in the summers.

And what’s more, adenium can also be purchased as a bonsai and decorated on your work desk!

2. Viola

Commonly known as Johnny-jump-ups, these purple, white, and yellow flowers look stunning in the garden beds as well as hanging baskets. These flowers are delicate yet surprisingly hardy, keeping your garden vibrant throughout the summer. 

It looks much like pansies but is significantly smaller in size, growing to a maximum height of 6-8 inches. It also serves as an excellent ground cover and can be used as a substitute for grass at the base of trees. It can be easily grown from seeds and thrives well in full as well as partial sun.

3. Cosmos

Cosmos is yet another sun-loving plant that belongs to the sunflower family. It comes in a wide range of colors such as magenta, pink, white, red, orange, and chocolate. The flowers look beautiful in beds as well as the cut-flower arrangement.

Although seeds are the best way to grow these plants, they can also be propagated through cuttings. It requires full sun for good flowering. Watering is required in limited quantities, as the plant loves to be moist but not water-logged.

4. Portulaca

Widely popular as a moss rose or the sun rose, this sun-loving plant comes in several vibrant hues such as magenta, pink, orange, red, yellow, and white. Summer months are the best for this hardy plant as it requires full sun with 6-8 hours of direct sunlight and minimal watering to produce flowers. It can be easily grown and multiplied through cuttings. Once grown it keeps flowering till the beginning of autumn. It looks excellent in pots, hanging baskets, or ground covers. 

 5. Gomphrena

Commonly known as globe amaranth, this plant has beautiful round flowers. The flowers are generally purple, but magenta, red, pink, orange, and white flowers are also not uncommon. The quality that makes these flowers stand apart is their thin, papery texture. Therefore, these flowers are widely used in dry flower decoration. This plant is very hardy and can tolerate extreme drought conditions. It requires full sunlight and thrives in very less water. These features make this flowering plant a great choice for your summer garden. 

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    5 comments

    1. Sachin Thorat

      Came across this blog at the right time. I’ll definitely follow the suggestion. Thanks for sharing.

    2. Sachin Thorat

      Such an informative blog!
      Thanks for sharing.

    3. Very nice article..

    4. Swecha sharma

      Good and recommended read!

    5. Satya Jain

      Very informative blog!!

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