Orange Flowers for Your Garden

orange calendula flowers

BHG / Cynthia Hayes

Orange flowers add sizzle and visual excitement to your garden palette. Orange has even more impact when paired with bold red or yellow—or soften orange by a contrasting it with blue or purple. Here are some of our favorite orange flowers.

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

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Crown imperial Fritillaria imperialis

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

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Blackberry Lily

Blackberry Lily

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

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orange Helenium flowers

BHG / Kelli Jo Emanuel

Get a big bang for your buck—helenium's long-lasting blooms will be the envy of your neighborhood—not to mention, they're great for cut flowers.

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Iceland Poppy

orange_Long Stemmed Orange and Cream Roses In Field

A perennial, often biennial, this cold-climate poppy unfurls rich-hues and silken flowers atop 2- to 3-foot-tall stems during late spring's cool weather.

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'Klondike' Cosmos

Klondike Cosmo orange flowers

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

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Asiatic Lily

orange_Orange Daylilies Clustered

The intense orange blooms of this lily harmonize with white, pink, pale orange, or blue summer flowers.

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Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed

Clusters of flowers on these lanky orange-blooming plants open in mid to late summer and attract droves of butterflies.

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Red Hot Poker

orange_Tall Orange Coneflowers

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

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Silene 'Catchfly'

orange_Orange Tiger Lilies With Purple Lilacs

This early-summer orange bloomer looks best in drifts of lilac around its feet. An annual native to North America, silene self-seeds freely.

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California Poppy

California Poppy, Eschscholzia, Wildflowers, Desert Southwest,

Sow California poppy seeds on hillsides, in vacant lots, or in country gardens, and celebrate summer as their gleaming orange petals unfurl.

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flowering maple Abutilon Ageratum 'Blue Horizon'

This tall, billowy blossoming annual, also called flowering maple, belongs to the mallow family, making it a cousin of hibiscus.

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Pot Marigold

'Candyman Orange' calendula

Enjoy the flower power of these annuals, who keep up their show throughout summer and fall.

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