Turn your garden into a colorful oasis by growing these Beautiful Color Changing Flowers and enjoy an array of vibrant shades!
Splash a pop of colors into your green bed with these Beautiful Color Changing Flowers! We have listed the best ones for you.
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Beautiful Color Changing Flowers
Botanical Name: Hydrangea macrophylla
Hydrangeas change colors depending on the acidic content of the soil. The star-shaped flower clusters take a blue hue in an acidic medium i.e 5.0 to 5.5 pH and turn pink in alkaline soil with a pH range of 6.5 to 7.
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2. Yesterday Today Tomorrow
Botanical Name: Brunfelsia latifolia
These flowers bloom violet on the first day (yesterday) take a softer hue and turn lavender (today), which further gets bleached into white on the third day (tomorrow).
3. Confederate Rose
Botanical Name: Hibiscus mutabilis
The papery blooms open white in the morning, turn pink by mid-day, and deepen to bold red by the end of the day. The color transition indicates the aging of the flowers.
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Botanical Name: Lantana camara
The anthocyanin pigments in lantana change its red flowers with yellow centers into intense red florals with orange centers upon pollination.
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Botanical Name: Pulmonaria spec.
The plant produces droopy tubular flowers that last for 6-8 days and change their colors from red to blue midway. The hue alteration takes place due to the aging of the blooms.
Botanical Name: Delphinium
The lovely flower spikes display blue florets in an acidic medium, whereas an increase in the pH fades them to pale pink or white.
7. Four O’Clocks
Botanical Name: Mirabilis jalapa
The color-changing phenomenon in Four O’ Clocks is subject to the plant’s maturity due to which the yellow flowers change to dark pink, while the white blooms take a purple hue.
8. Butterfly Pea
Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea
Though, these flowers have a blue or white hue, you can change their color by changing the pH of the growing medium. If you want to change it to purple, adding a bit of lime juice to the soil will do the trick.
9. Morning Glory
Botanical Name: Ipomoea
Morning glory is a master when it comes to changing colors. You can see the change in hue from blue to pink or slightly towards a red shade in the course of a day. Experiment with the soil pH for a more dramatic color shift!
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Though not a flower, you can change the color of its bracts by exposing it to darkness for 10-12 hours a day for a period of 1-2 weeks. To know how to do it in detail, read our article on how to make Poinsettias red here.