Best Orange Flowers for Your Garden


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Lantana 'Luscious Citrus Blend'
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Lantana

    Perfect for those hot spots in your garden, lantana thrives in the heat while producing beautiful flowers. Use lantana in containers or hanging baskets, or along the edge of a flowerbed.

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Fritillaria

    Looking for something unique to blossom in your garden? Fritillaria brings dramatic flair with its flowers crowned with a tuft of leaves.

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Blackberry Lily

    (Belamcanda chinensis)

    Another unusual specimen for your garden, the blackberry lily produces beautiful orange flowers followed by clusters of black berries. Although the plant is short-lived, it will reseed itself for future enjoyment.

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Helenium

    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.

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Iceland poppy

    (Papaver nudicaule)

    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.

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'Klondike' cosmos

    (Cosmos sulphureus)

    Easily grown from seed, this dwarf annual offers waves of brilliant orange throughout the summer.

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Asiatic lily

    This intense orange bloomer harmonizes with white, pink, pale orange, or blue summer flowers.

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Butterfly weed

    (Asclepias tuberosa)

    Flower clusters on these lanky plants open in mid to late summer and attract droves of butterflies.

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Red hot poker

    (Kniphofia)

    Brush-shape, tubular flowers characterize this heat-hardy perennial. The varied combinations of red, orange, and yellow flowers attract hummingbirds.

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Asiatic lily, catchfly

    (Silene spp.)

    This early-summer scenario entails planting drifts of lilac around the feet of lilies. An annual native to America, silene self-seeds freely.

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California poppy

    (Eschscholzia spp.), Shasta daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum)

    Sow poppy seeds on hillsides, in vacant lots, or in country gardens, and celebrate summer as their gleaming petals unfurl. Shasta daisy spreads in undisturbed areas, too.

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Flowering maple

    (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.

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Pot marigold

    (Calendula officinalis), snapdragon (Antirrhinum hybrid)

    Enjoy the flower power as these annuals keep up their show throughout summer and fall.

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