22 Lovely Pink Plants For Your Yard And Garden
The pink flowers are not pale red, faded red or discolored flowers, they offer, on the contrary, a full color largely dominant in the garden and very appreciated to deposit a small touch of tenderness and sweetness, which also tends to give a romantic connotation to the garden. Those who are not afraid to make sexist connections will not hesitate to recall that pink has traditionally been the color attached to little girls. Childhood, candy and happiness are also associated with this pink color with many flowers being covered among many other shades.
Anemones are preferred due to the relatively long blooming period they have covering spring, summer and autumn seasons. It is the flower that symbolizes luck and many people perceive it as bringing spiritual peace of mind.
Society garlic, Tulbaghia violacea, is a clump-forming perennial with a strong garlic smell. The smell comes from the crushed leaves or flower stems, making it unsuitable for use as a cut flower. However, apart from the garlic smell, the plant is worth growing for its beautiful large heads of lavender pink blooms held on tall stems from mid-summer to early autumn.
This delicate peddled flower grows just four to six inches tall but can spread as far as 24 inches, making it a wonderful ground cover. Flower varieties vary from white to pink, with the candy stripe variety perhaps the most stunning.
These beautiful plants have a tropical look though they can grow in zones 3-9. Generally blooming in summer and fall, daylily loves the sun. These beautiful flowers can be grown anywhere, but look particularly nice mixed in with dark green shrubbery.
Grown from bulbs, lilies require minimal care and will return year after year if you plant them in the right place. (They need lots of sun and well-drained soil.)
This zone 2-9 groundcover has dark green leaves that look like strawberry foliage but instead of fruit they grow a little burst of pink blossom. Growing just six inches tall but spreading up to a yard, these delicate little flowers bloom a long time, from spring through fall.
The petunia comes in a variety of pink and purple shades and is loved by butterflies and hummingbirds alike. They need daily water and are grown as an annual in most areas.
‘Miss Piggy’ Bergenia
Bergenia earned the common name Pigsqueak due to the squeaky sounds the leaves make as they are rubbed together. This new genus for the Proven Winners perennial collection is appropriately named ‘Miss Piggy’! In early spring, a stunning display of bright pink flowers top the thick, dark green, glossy leaves. Compared to ‘Sakura’, ‘Miss Piggy’ has more consistent pink flower color, a larger canopy of foliage, and broader, more substantial leaves. The perfect choice to jumpstart your garden after the snow melts.
Aster is not only an easy-to-grow pink perennial, but it also attracts pollinators. It’s closely related to the daisy and blooms all the way from summer until the end of the fall months. It can attract all kinds of pollinators, including butterflies, and generally grows up to four feet tall.
Ideal for cottage-style gardens, Forget-Me-Nots are entrenched in folklore and bloom readily from May until October. These flowers can be found in all kinds of colors – most commonly powder blue – but you really need to give the pink cultivars a try if you are hoping for a more romantic feel in your garden.
These spring and summer blooming plants have a clean look. They enjoy plenty of suns and are tolerant of dry soil, requiring only weekly watering if there is no rain. Thrift readily adapts to poor, dry soil, growing into ideal flowers to attract butterflies.
This plant has dark green, long and thin leaves with beautiful little buds in a variety of shades including white, pink, and purple. This is a heat and drought tolerant flower that looks great in pots and window boxes.
Mums are known for their beauty in both the late summer and early fall months. These gorgeous flowers may need a bit of extra shade to maintain their beautiful pink hues in the summer months of warmer growing zones, but otherwise, are incredibly low-maintenance.
The tulip is the quintessential spring flower, blooming for just a few days per year in this season. The limited bloom time is worth it, though, as tulips are absolutely beautiful to behold. You can find tulips in all shades of pink, including pale pink and deep magenta.
The color in this ground cover flower literally seems to burst from the center, with a deep pink center radiating out to light pink tips. Grow best in partial shade.
This beautiful, plant comes in a variety of colors, including one with deep pink flowers. A light-loving plant that needs only weekly watering and prefers a more alkaline soil. This dwarf plant can be planted in groups, but also makes a great window box plant.
Prunella is a plant in the mint family that produces two-lipped flowers in shades of pale pink. Hardy in zones 4 through 9, these plants can be introduced to any location where the soil is organically rich and well-draining.
The fragrant leaves can be made into tea, the gorgeous flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. It loves the sun from zones 4-9.
Peonies are best planted in the fall, although you can plant in the spring, too, if you prefer. These flowers will produce fragrant flowers for several weeks at a time. You can find peonies in several colors, but pink is our favorite shade.
A member of the aster family, yarrow is a pink perennial that can also be found in white and other colors, too. This flower is an herb that is often considered a weed, but don’t pluck it if you find it in your garden. It actually has a variety of medicinal benefits. It can help with pain relief and expedite wound healing,
This flower comes as a high-climbing vine and blooms during the spring season with large clusters of smaller blossoms. It is very often used for cascading garden decorations due to its breath-taking flowers coming in a variety of colors, including blue, pink and purple.
This plant comes in many varieties and colors and is considered ideal for smaller gardens. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds with its strong colorful flowers that can grow up to 6 inches or 3 feet in height, depending on the specific sort chosen.