Orange flowers add sizzle and visual excitement to the garden. Make orange more impactful by pairing it with bold red or yellow. Or soften orange with a contrast with blue or purple. Here are some of our favorite orange flowers.
Get big bang for your buck -- helenium's long-lasting blooms will be the envy of your neighborhood. Plus, they're great for cut flowers.
A perennial, often biennial, this cold-climate poppy unfurls rich-hue, silken flowers atop 2- to 3-foot-tall stems during late spring's cool weather.
Easily grown from seed, this dwarf annual offers waves of brilliant orange throughout the summer.
This intense orange bloomer harmonizes with white, pink, pale orange, or blue summer flowers.
Flower clusters on these lanky plants open in mid to late summer and attract droves of butterflies.
Brush-shape, tubular flowers characterize this heat-hardy perennial. The varied combinations of red, orange, and yellow flowers attract hummingbirds.
This early-summer scenario entails planting drifts of lilac around the feet of lilies. An annual native to America, silene self-seeds freely.
(Abutilon hybrid), 'Blue Horizon' flossflower (Ageratum houstonianum)
The tall, billowy blossom annual grows to just the right height to mingle with abutilon, a tender tropical that can move indoors over winter.