It’s no secret that North Texas has some brutally cold winters. Due to harsh weather, you won’t see flowers blooming in the dead of winter, but you can still enjoy some beautiful blooms from spring until the first frost. Keep reading for a list of flowers that will keep your garden looking colorful for most of the year.
Before you start planting flowers, make sure to have your irrigation system checked out to ensure that your new flowers will be watered adequately.
Here is a list of the flowers we will discuss today:
- Knock-Out Rose
- Grandma’s Yellow Rose
- Oakleaf Hydrangea
- Henry Duelberg
- Texas Lilac Vitex or Chaste tree
- Firecracker Jatropha
- New Gold Lantana
- Marie Daly Rose
Knockout roses can resist weather changes nicely and are known to survive through freezing as well as relatively long drought periods. They can grow up to 3 to 4 feet wide and 3 to 4 feet tall.
Plus, these roses are self-cleaning, so there is no real need to deadhead them. They bloom nearly all year long, which makes them a great option for your garden.
Grandma’s Yellow Rose
Grandma’s yellow rose is a yellow-colored, fragrant blossom that can grow up to 3 feet wide and 5 feet tall. It blooms from spring until frost and does not fade in full sun. It’s vigorous and doesn’t require much care, which makes it a good option for your garden.
The Oakleaf hydrangea is a shrub type of hydrangea that works best in shaded areas. It has large oak-shaped leaves that are 4–12 inches long and beautiful cone-shaped flowers.
Oakleaf hydrangeas are popular in Texas because they can tolerate heat without getting too fatigued. They bloom throughout spring and summer, so you can consider them for your garden.
Henry Duelberg is known for its low maintenance and heat, drought, and humidity tolerance. It grows up to 3 feet wide and 3 feet tall and blooms from spring to frost. Indeed, it is a fine choice for North Texas gardens.
Check out this article titled, “Garden Care Tips for a Nicer Space,” for more information on how to turn your garden into a space that you love.
Texas Lilac Vitex or Chaste tree
The Texas Lilac Vitex is a beautiful purple/lavender cone-shaped bloomer that exudes a fragrance unmatched by any other tree. It is also known as the Mexican lavender, lilac chaste tree, and butterfly-attracting plant.
It’s deer resistant and can grow well in acidic or alkaline soils. It blooms nearly all year long, so it’s a great choice to add some color to your garden.
This hardy little plant can withstand temperatures down to 25 degrees Fahrenheit, so it’s perfect for winter in Texas. It blooms from spring until the first frost, and its vibrant red flowers are sure to brighten up any garden.
If you’re looking for a showy flower that will bloom nearly all year long, you should definitely choose the Firecracker Jatropha.
New Gold Lantana
It’s root hardy, tolerates light frost, and requires little water, so it’s easy to care for. Plus, it looks great in any garden and can be planted in full sun or partial shade.
It blooms from spring to frost and only grows about 18 to 24 inches in height, making it an excellent addition to any garden.
Marie Daly Rose
You can’t go wrong with the Mary Daly Rose. This shrub rose is an easy-care polyantha with few thorns and very fragrant, double-pink blooms. It blooms successively from spring to frost and is winter-hardy throughout Texas. It is a repeat bloomer and has a mild fragrance. You won’t be disappointed if you plant this rose.
The above-mentioned flowers bloom most of the year and can be found in many different colors. You can choose flowers that match your style and enjoy their colors and fragrances for most of the year.
Call JC’s Landscaping today and let us get some of these wonderful flowers in the ground for you. We pride ourselves on our stone and landscaping installation.