There is a drop in the temperatures and chill in the air, but plant lovers don’t have to worry about it. The harbinger of winters doesn’t mean an end to the gardening season. There are lots and lots of perennial, annual, and winter flowering plants that bloom in this frosty weather. Some tender beauties really like the cold and chill; just like you. So, here is the list of best winter flowering plants in India
- Calendula: In the layman language, Calendula is the miraculous marigold flower. The bright yellow-orange Genda phool will add warmth to your interiors. These are best for the winter season as they can survive the harsh climates, endure direct sunlight, and are potent for healing.
- Petunias: These are annual plants that bloom in an array of colours, shapes, and sizes. They are popular for decorative purposes. If you are a black thumb and still want flowers in your garden, you can plant this one. It is easy to care for. Well-draining sandy soil and enough sunlight are the requirements.
- Pansy: Pansies are winter flowers. They are well-adapted to survive in the cold. Pansies have butterfly-shaped petals in vibrant hues that make them the best ever choice to have in the garden. If your garden doesn’t receive sunlight, then also it’s the best choice because it can grow in the shade.
- Carnation: Who doesn’t like these ruffled flowers? Carnations in red, pink, white are pretty to look and have in the garden. Having them is a great chance to send across fresh bunches of Carnations across different celebratory occasions.
- Dahlia: Dahlias are annual flowering plants. They are grown all throughout the year. These are the most common garden flowers as well. The beautiful colours and distinct form of the flowers make it quite unique. The only thing to remember if planting them is constant care to avoid overwintering.
- Daffodils: Daffodils are called Nargis in India. A spring bulb that blooms to its full glory in the winters. Well-drained soil with slightly acidic in PH and a sunny place are the care requirements for this plant. Mulching is highly recommended along with pruning when leaves start to turn yellow.
- Winter Jasmine: Unlike the other flowers in the family, Winter Jasmine lacks the signature pleasing smell. However, it is still gorgeous and preferred because of its low care requirements. It demands well-drained soil and is full soon to grace you with its beauty. You can fertilize it after the blooming period to keep it healthy and growing.
- Nasturtium: This flowering plant is grown at homes. The vibrant and scented flowers of Nasturtium are edible along with the leaves. You can garnish the dishes and serve them to children. The pleasing smell and colours will make your garden even more beautiful to walk around.
We have mentioned low-care requirement winter flowers so that you do not have to spend much of your precious time and still adore a magnificent garden. Before planting these flowers; gain adequate information and then proceed with winter gardening.