Growing a Cutting Garden? Must learn about 44 Best Cut Flowers you can grow in pots or garden bed!
Botanical Name: Ageratum houstonianum
Also known as Floss flower, it’s fine-haired velvety and lavender to purple colored flowers are show stealers.
Botanical Name: Allium
Although onions, shallots, and garlic are the members of the allium family, it also includes many ornamental flowering varieties that can be grown as cut flowers. Find their names here.
Botanical Name: Astereae
This daisy-like perennial has star-shaped flower heads. This beautiful cut flower blooms in summer and fall in colors of white, blue, purple, white, red, and pink.
4. Bird of Paradise
Botanical Name: Strelitzia reginae
The name does justice to it with the striking colors, and unusual shape of flowers that look like a bird is about to take flight.
5. Black-Eyed Susan
Botanical Name: Rudbeckia hirta
You can commonly find these golden yellow beauties in open fields of North America from June to October.
6. Blazing Stars
Botanical Name: Liatris spicata
The long sturdy flower stems make it one of the best cut flowers.
Botanical Name: Ranunculus
Ranunculus are popular among florists and wedding bouquet designers.
Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophyllus
These flowers have long been used to express feelings for loved ones and are especially in demand for Valentine’s day.
9. Chinese Lantern
Botanical Name: Physalis alkekengi
The green-colored papery pods turn to a pretty shade of bright orange and look like a lantern.
Botanical Name: Cosmos bipinnatus
The evenly spaced petals with pink, red, white, lavender, orange, or chocolate colors give it an elegant appearance.
Botanical Name: Narcissus
This flower has many legends, it usually blooms in early spring and spring.
Botanical Name: Dahlia
If you thought, we could miss ‘glorious‘ Dahlias in this list of cutting flowers–Here we are!
Botanical Name: Gladiolus
Mounted over tall flowering stalks reaching over 3 feet tall, the flower head range from garnet red, hot pink, yellow, cream, coral to green in color.
Botanical Name: Calluna vulgaris
Protection, good luck, and solitude are some of the qualities that heather symbolizes. Traditionally the flowers were used in Swedish herbal medicine.
15. Lace Flower
Botanical Name: Ammi majus
Clusters of small white flowers cover up the green when it blooms. It looks glorious as a cut flower with a vase life of around 10 days.
Botanical Name: Delphinium
It’s a favorite among florists because of the vertical arrangement of showy violet to blue flowers on the stalks.
Botanical Name: Lavandula
The sweet-smelling flowers present a wide range of use in craft, culinary, and medicinal fields. Learn how to grow lavender.
18. Large-flowered Tickseed
Botanical Name: Coreopsis Grandiflora
If the size is what matters to you go for this large-sized daisy-like flower which will brighten up your mood with its bright color.
Botanical Name: Lilium
There are many lily varieties you can grow to add in your flower arrangements but oriental lilies are best for fragrance.
Also Read: Most Scented Flowers
20. Lily of the Incas
Botanical Name: Alstroemeria
Also known as Parrot lily, it symbolizes wealth, prosperity, and fortune and has a long vase life of around two weeks.
These rose-like blooms rise grandly to special occasions and are used mainly in bridal bouquets.
22. Love in a Mist
Botanical Name: Nigella damascena
A web of bracts encases the papery textured flower with petals that come in the charming shade of blue, white, pink, and lavender.
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23. Love Lies Bleeding
Botanical Name: Amaranthus caudatus
It’s large, and it’s showy! What with the long tail of flower head drooping down from the top and covered entirely with crimson-colored blooms.
Botanical Name: Paeonia
With a hint of sweet citrus-like fragrance and fluffy blooms its a lovely flowering shrub that can live up to 100 years.