Currently, many people have a dacha. It is not only a place that gives us vegetables and fruits. It can be made a real paradise for the soul by decorating the cottage with bright flowers. They will be discussed in this article.
How to choose flowers for giving? Classification
To create a beautiful composition, you need to familiarize yourself with the timing of flowering plants. Not only the appearance of your site depends on this, but also the care of crops. Flowers are usually divided into several groups depending on how many years they live.
- Annuals are probably the most popular plants. This group includes a large number of horticultural and field crops. How to understand that the selected variety is an annual? Easy: if it dies in the year of sowing, then it can be safely attributed to this group. So that flowers such as phlox, violets and nasturtium do not wither ahead of time, you need to properly care for them and take all the necessary measures to grow them in time. With the help of flowers from this group, you can create a flower bed that will continuously grow from spring to autumn.
- Biennials, as their name suggests, bloom for two seasons. Some varieties are already growingthe beginning of spring. They are unpretentious, so caring for them is not difficult. The name of the flowers for giving belonging to this group is daisy, forget-me-not, viola.
- Perennials grow in one place for several years. They open and close the flowering season. Closer to winter, they become crimson or scarlet. Most varieties in this group have good frost tolerance.
The most unpretentious varieties
The choice of flowers for giving directly depends on how much effort and time you are willing to invest in their cultivation. The most popular are varieties that are not demanding on care and environmental conditions. Which plants are related to them?
- Bluebells are flowers that have a great variety. Among their varieties you can find dwarf and tall, annual or perennial. All of them bloom profusely for a long time. Bushes of bluebells give self-sowing. And this means that you can not work on their reproduction and transplantation. The most common coloration is blue and white.
- Ayuga is a flower that is resistant to adverse conditions, which was popularly called "survivor". The plant is highly ornamental.
- Astilba is not inferior in popularity to bluebells. This culture can tolerate low temperatures, lack of direct sunlight, high humidity. All this suggests that astilbe is ideal for those summer residents who do not have much time to care for flowers.
- Alyssum, forming golden "hats", looks great surrounded by stones.He, too, is unpretentious.
It is very beautiful when the flowers in the country house grow in early spring. Therefore, at first we will focus on such cultures. These include crocuses. Small blue, yellow, white or striped flowers peek out from under the snow in March and delight with their beauty until the end of May. Crocuses are medium-sized plants, whose height is about 7 - 15 cm. Most often they are planted in well-lit areas or in partial shade. They look great next to other cultures, so you can create a unique composition using several types of flowers, stones and other decorative elements.
In April - May, you can observe the flowering of low plants that rise only 20 cm above the ground. Tiny inflorescences resemble bells. They are painted in a blue-blue tint with a white edge. The leaves are elongated. This culture is very unpretentious, it looks favorably under the crowns of trees for the garden and next to shrubs. Since there is no need to transplant these perennial flowers to give to another place, over time they will grow and decorate a larger space. Muscari is sometimes called mouse hyacinth.
Pushkinia flowers look very gentle. The plant reaches a height of 20 cm. Inflorescences of white, blue or blue are formed on bright green stems with elongated leaves. They appear in April and wither in May. Often florists and gardeners create compositions from Pushkinia flowers,daffodils, as well as green dicentra.
These perennial garden flowers are very popular all over the world. They are grown commercially and on private plots. They are unpretentious. Among several dozen varieties, you can choose a culture with buds of different shapes and colors. The most common are yellow and red tulips. Plant height varies from 10 to 100 cm, depending on the variety.
On an upright green stem with large elongated leaves, buds of a bowl- or goblet shape appear. They can also be terry and even resemble roses in appearance. Delicate petals open in sunny weather, at this time their diameter is about 20 cm, and at night and on cloudy days they are pressed against each other, creating an amazing picture. Flowering occurs in March - May, however, in greenhouses or indoors, they can be grown all year round.
All blooming flowers for summer cottages are very beautiful. The name of a culture can tell a lot about a plant. For example, springwort is not afraid of frost and blooms immediately after the end of winter. A low plant looks very attractive: bright yellow flowers are located on a “saucer” of leaves. This culture is simply created for group plantings. It is combined with many plants that can be planted in the country. In addition, springwort decorates the rocky landscape, so it can be placed along the paths.
Simultaneously with tulips, people often plantdaffodils. In the photo of blooming flowers for a summer residence, you can see that they are painted in bright sunny colors. Moreover, they emit a pleasant aroma. The height of daffodils is about 30 - 60 cm. The trunk is erect, slightly bent at the top.
These perennials can be placed in mixed plantings along with dicentra, tulips or bergenia. Their delicate and bright petals go well with almost all the plants that usually decorate the dacha. Since flowering stops in May, other crops should be planted nearby, which will bloom by the beginning of summer. It can be poppies or peonies.
These flowers in the country equally love both light and shadow. In the midst of spring, they begin to grow, occupying all the free space. The leaves are green in the middle and yellowish at the edges. Next to them are flowers of a simple form, consisting of several petals of blue, purple, white or pink hues. There are varieties with terry whisks. Foliage can be not only smooth, but also variegated.
Some flowers in the countryside inspire florists, gardeners and others to create legends and romantic stories. The dicentra was no exception, therefore, thanks to folklore, it is often called a broken heart. Indeed, in May, racemose inflorescences appear on thin stems, painted in pink, white shades or combining several tones at once. They have an unusual shape resembling a heart. This crop can be planted in the same area with flowers such as daffodils and primroses, but the dicentra looks good and“by itself.”
Lilies of the valley
These flowers in the country can be considered classic, because they are very often planted in various areas. Flowering occurs in the month of May. First, leathery leaves grow, which have an elongated shape and reach almost the same length as the stems. The height of the peduncles is 30 cm. The lilies of the valley are collected in small inflorescences, which are represented by medium-sized bells. They can be from 6 to 20, it all depends on their size. Their color is most often white, although sometimes it is pinkish. From lilies of the valley comes a strong but pleasant aroma. At the end of flowering, the bells are replaced by red rounded berries.
This forest plant can be planted in areas near lilies of the valley. This graceful culture blooms in May and early June and thrives in shade and sun. Delicate elongated bells do not look very bright, but under the blossoming foliage this small plant, reaching a height of 30 to 80 cm, looks very beautiful. The bells are painted white or slightly greenish.
In the month of May, there is a lush flowering of brunners. This plant is usually planted in partial shade, close to a source of moisture. Its average height is about 30 - 50 cm. Large leaves are pointed, which is why they resemble a heart in shape. Lush rosettes, as it were, support the inflorescences of a pale blue hue. They look colorful and decorate shady areas.
It's time to tell you what flowers are ondacha, blooming all summer. You need to start with Iberis. This plant is unpretentious. It is considered undersized. This culture is herbaceous, the stem is branched. Umbrella-shaped inflorescences rise above it.
The height of the aerial part of this annual is about 60 cm. The plant is lush and branchy. Bright flowers appear among the green foliage and stems. All parts of the escholzia are highly decorative. The leaves are openwork and neat. Bright flowers, painted in a variety of shades, appear in the summer and delight the eye until October.
These garden flowers in the country, blooming throughout the summer period, are popularly known as violets. They not only enchant with their beauty, but also have a pleasant, very delicate aroma. The fragrance of these flowers spreads over long distances. Matthiola may have a different structure. The color depends on the variety. Most often, plants have flowers of pale pink or lilac shades. Delicate petals stand out against the green foliage.
Flowers in the country, the photos of which you see, can be very different. And next to medium-sized inflorescences, real roses can grow, charming with their beauty and pleasant aroma. So, this culture blooms from early summer until autumn, which cannot but please gardeners and florists. There are a huge number of varieties of roses, each of which is attractive in its own way. Delicate buds can be dyed in a variety of shades.
This culture belongs toperennial flowers for summer cottages. A photo of the plant is presented in the article: on it you can see multi-colored candles towering above the greenery. They are formed by medium-sized flowers of various shades, from white to purple.
These heat-loving plants are often planted in summer cottages as part of flower beds. Marigolds have a bright color, which is represented by various shades of red and orange. The plant is undersized: its maximum height is no more than 15 - 30 cm. Flowering is plentiful and lush. It begins in late May - early June and continues until the first frost. The diameter of single or double flowers is about 5 cm. Hybrid varieties are especially popular.
This dacha flower name is used to talk about a very popular culture among florists. Primula has small, compact flowers, painted in bright colors. Delicate petals appear in mid-spring. The culture can be grown both separately and as part of group plantings. In any case, it diversifies the greenery of plants grown in the country.
The names of perennial flowers for giving are presented in this article. These include a plant such as doronicum. This culture has very bright large inflorescences in the form of baskets. They are colored yellow. Doronicum flowers open on erect stems that are 30 to 80 cm high. They may be bare, although they are sometimes surrounded by foliage. So that at the end of flowering on the site notgaps have formed, decorative ferns should be planted next to this crop.
From the beginning of May to the end of August, a plant such as geranium blooms. Inflorescences are represented by pink, purple, purple or blue corollas. They replace each other every day. Geranium foliage is considered highly ornamental due to its shape and coloration. Cut greens turn golden, scarlet or orange in autumn and do not fall until the first snow. The height of the plant depends on the variety. It can reach 10 or 100 cm.
This one- and perennial crop blooms all summer. Carved foliage in a rich green hue pairs well with fluffy flowers that can be dyed any color of the rainbow. There are blue, purple, purple, white, purple and even yellow cornflowers. Plant height is 40 - 100 cm. Often, the crop is planted in the same area with peonies.
Due to their low growth, it is customary to plant hyacinths near the paths, because otherwise they will not be visible due to taller plants. Most often they coexist with crops such as tulips and daffodils. They begin to bloom in spring and delight the eye until the end of summer. Hyacinth is a very popular plant. Caring for it is not difficult if it is properly placed. The culture feels best in places protected from wind and cold.
There are autumn flowers in the country. Photos with names will be presented below. These plants are pleasing to the eye until the frost. One ofThe most popular types of autumn perennials are phloxes. They are not without reason called the "star" of the autumn flowerbed. Lush inflorescences have a variety of shades. They are located on semi-lodging stems, the height of which is 20 - 150 cm, depending on the variety. All colors are very rich and bright. It is customary to grow phloxes as part of various compositions, for example, alpine slides or traditional flower beds.
From the end of summer to the very frosts, these blooming flowers for summer cottages delight the eye. You can see a photo with the name in this article. The height of these plants ranges from 20 to 150 cm. The shape of the flowers can be simple or double. They are blue and pink. Purple or white shades. Since more than 200 species of asters are distinguished, it is difficult to identify features characteristic of all varieties. Some variety may resemble a chamomile, and another - a shrub with medium-sized flowers. However, they are all highly decorative.
There are a huge number of flowers for giving, blooming all summer. A photo of many of them is presented in this article. However, the beauty of the site depends not only on what plants you plant. It is important to correctly compose the composition so that the space does not look too catchy and overloaded. If you do not want to spend a lot of time caring for plants, then the ideal option for you is an ordinary flower bed that does not require much effort to create. To decorate it, you can plant flowers of different shades or make it multi-tiered. For example, in the centerabove all, a cactus surrounded by daisies will look advantageous. A calendula should be placed nearby, and hostas should be placed near the ground.
If you like to add funny details to the surrounding space, then you can plant any plant in an ordinary galosh. You can put the resulting structure at the entrance to the house, at the gate or in any other place on your site. Culture, however, will not bloom all summer, but it will add zest to the summer cottage.
Hinged flower garden
Flowers hovering in the air, for example, above the porch, will look very advantageous. In order to achieve such an effect, you need to work hard. First you need to purchase a plywood board. It will become the basis for the future soaring flower bed. To prevent soil from falling, you can attach a sheet of chipboard to the board around the perimeter. You can hide it with a homemade fence. What you get, you need to attach to some kind of support, and the hanging flower garden will be ready.
Unusual flower bed
Perennial flowers for summer cottages, the photos of which were presented above, can be placed in an unusual flower bed made from improvised materials. For this, any materials are suitable. For example, tires. To make a similar design, you need to place three tires close to each other and pour a lot of sand into them. In the middle, on top, put another tire and fill it with fertile soil. You can plant roses here to get an unusual composition. The contrast between the scarlet buds and the black rubber will definitely not go unnoticed.
Perennial flowers for summer cottages (you can find a photo with names above) will look good as part of a composition with an inscription. To get this effect, you need to make a small drawing. It should be noted on it what kind of inscription you want to "grow", and also indicate with which plants this will be done. And then, planting the selected crops in the ground, you need to arrange them in the intended order.
This landscape element is incredibly popular among summer residents. There are a large number of varieties of rock gardens, each of which allows you to be creative when creating it. The most commonly seen types are "rock cliff" and "valley in the mountains."
"Rock Cliff" got its name from the fact that its structural elements are huge boulders. They resemble rocks. It is customary to cover them with juniper, fern, or even grow mountain pine nearby.
"Valley in the mountains" is created using stones, boulders, earth and decorative elements. Paths are located in the recesses between the boulders. Shrubs of different sizes are planted nearby, and the space around is dotted with undersized flowers. Thus, a real “carpet” is obtained.