Amazing types of yellow flowers for this summer


Amazing types of yellow flowers for this summer

Types of Yellow Flowers

 

Hellebores Helleborus

Healleborus is a perennial with leathery leaves that protect a circle of tiny stamen-like petals. They have a long blooming period, lasting anywhere from 6 to 8 weeks and ranging in color from white to purple.

yellow-helleborus

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
4 – 8

Flower Tip
Do not plant these too deeply. Make sure the crown is only just covered by soil.

Marigold Tagetes

Marigolds are popular annuals. Their popularity likely comes from their bright colors and ability to bloom all summer long. They have carnation-like flower heads with thick layers of ruffled petals.

yellow-tagetes

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
9 – 11

Flower Tip
Although they can grow in pretty much any soil, Marigolds need lots of sunshine. Be sure to water from the base rather than overhead and allow the soil to dry before watering again.

Rosa

With over 2,000 varieties and hundreds of years of cultivation, the rose has an extensive family and a long history. Old roses, which are classified as existing prior to the 1867 tea rose, generally have more fragrance, more complicated blooms and greater disease resistance. Modern roses offer an endless color selection and all-season blooms.

yellow-rosa

 

Soil Needs
Moist, Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
3 – 11

Flower Tip
Plant roses in an area where they will receive at least 5 hours of sun a day.

Lilium

Lilies are one of the most popular flowers for floral arrangements because of their large showy blooms and pleasant fragrance. They have 6 trumpet-shaped petal that stand on top of a long stem.

yellow-lilium

 

Soil Needs
Moist, Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
4 – 8

Flower Tip
If you live in zones 9 or 10, refrigerate your lily bulbs before planting. They require a cold, dormant period for spring growth.

Calla Lily Zantedeschia

Calla Lilies are very popular for their elegant bell shape both in gardens and as cut flowers. They grow well outdoors and as houseplants.

yellow-zantedeschia

 

Soil Needs
Moist, Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
8 – 10

Flower Tip
Typically planted after the threat of frost, Calla Lilies should be planted deep and watered well. Aside from regular watering and fertilizer they are fairly low-maintenance.

Tulipa

Tulips come in virtually every color of the rainbow. They are usually brightly colored flowers with a simple cup shape that grow on a green stem.

yellow-tulipa

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
3 – 8

Flower Tip
Never deliberately water a bed in which your tulips are planted. They dislike excessive moisture.

Dianthus caryophyllus

Carnations are popular for the spectrum of colors they come in. They grow full blooms of serrated petals on a long, narrow stalk.

yellow-dianthus-caryophyllus

 

Soil Needs
Moist, Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

GroFmowing Zones
3 – 10

Flower Tip
Remove spent flowers promptly to encourage continued blooming.

Gerbera Daisy Gerbera Jamesonii

These bright and cheerful flowers come in many different colors. Gerbera Daisies can also range in size from 2 to 5 inches in diameter.

yellow-gerbera-jamesonii

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
9 – 11

Flower Tip
Be aware of crown rot which is when the crowns are planted too deeply. This is a common problem with Gerbera Daises.

Daffodil Narcissus

Daffodils are composed of a trumpet-like structure set against a star-shaped background. Frequently the two parts come in contrasting colors. These flowers symbolize friendship.

yellow-narcissus

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
3 – 10

Flower Tip
Daffodils need to be planted 3 times deeper than their bulb height. If this rule is not followed, they will bend soon after blooming.

Yarrow Achillea

Yarrow is a hardy perennial with fern-like leaves. The flower heads are packed with tiny blooms that usually come in white or yellow.

yellow-achillea

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
3 – 9

Flower Tip
Make sure to give Yarrow enough space. The flowers are quick to spread and can become invasive.

Hibiscus HIbiscus rosa-sinensis

Hibiscus flowers grown on a small tree. They are huge, trumpet-shaped blooms with dark green leaves.

yellow-hibiscus-rosa-sinensis

 

Soil Needs
Moist, Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
5 – 8

Flower Tip
These tropical flowers are sensitive to both drought and cold. Make sure they are constantly moist and protected from temperatures below freezing.

Perennial Geranium Geranium

These perennial blue flowers produces a seemingly endless supply of flowers ranging from white to deep blue and bloom from June to frost.

yellow-geranium

 

Soil Needs
Moist, Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
4 – 8

Flower Tip
Best to pair this summer bloom with spring-blooming bulbs like hyacinth or daffodils.

Zinnia Zinnia elegans

Zinnias have a bright, daisy-like heads on a tall, slender stem. They grow up to 3 feet and bloom annually.

yellow-zinnia-elegans

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
3 – 10

Flower Tip
These flowers are relatively easy to grow. Remove faded blooms to ensure continued flowering and fertilize lightly.

Begonia Begonia

Begonias come in many different varieties but most have large double flowers that come in yellow, orange, red, white and pink. They bloom on top of dark green leaves.

yellow-begonia

 

Soil Needs
Moist, Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun/Partial Shade

Growing Zones
6 – 11

Flower Tip
Begonias need moderate amounts of sun and prefer to stay out of the wind. Do not overwater but keep the soil moist.

Sunflower Helianthus

Sunflowers have big, daisy-like flower faces much like that surround a brown center which will ripen and be filled with seeds. They are extremely popular as cut flowers and can often be found in floral arrangements in fall.

yellow-helianthus

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
3 – 10

Flower Tip
Sunflowers are remarkably tough. They need little extra care once they begin growing. Be careful not to over-fertilize. This can lead to steam breaks in the fall during their peak bloom.

Ranunculus Ranunculus

Ranunculus come in bright colors and grow on long stems. They are perfect cut flowers because they has a long vase life and many blooms.

yellow-ranunculus

 

Soil Needs
Well-drained

Sunlight Needs
Full Sun

Growing Zones
8 – 11

Flower Tip
Do not remove the foliage until the end of summer when they are yellow. Green leaves will gather sunlight for next year’s garden.