12 Charming Flowers that Don’t Fade Before a Month

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Check out our list of Flowers that Don’t Fade Before a Month! These beauties maintain their colors and glory for a long time to come!

What if we tell you about Flowers that Don’t Fade Before a Month? Yes! Here are some striking blooms that will maintain their prettiness for a long time to come!

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Flowers that Don’t Fade Before a Month

The health and time of these blooms depend a lot on how you maintain the plant, temperature, growing conditions, and many other factors. These flowers last anywhere between 3-8 weeks, depending on how they are grown. 

1. Orchids

Flowers that Don't Fade Before a Month

Botanical Name: Orchidaceae

The beautiful orchid plants flower for up to three months that last up to 3-6 weeks, depending on the variety.

Here are the top orchid flowering secrets you must follow

2. Chrysanthemums

Botanical Name: Chrysanthemums

The cheerful bright blooms last on the plant for about 2-3 weeks. To extend blossoms, place the plant in indirect light once it is in bloom and water cautiously without spraying on flowers and foliage.

Check out our article on growing Chrysanthemums here

3. Crown of Thorns

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Botanical Name: Euphorbia milii

This beautiful succulent perennial succulent with spiny stems thrives between spring and summer, the flowers appear all year round on the plant. The blooms are surrounded by long-lasting, bright red or yellow bracts.

4. Zinnia

Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans

The lovely zinnia flowers not only charm humans but bees and butterflies too! The best part is these blooms don’t fade early and stay vibrant for 2-3 weeks!

Here are the best types of Zinnias you can grow

5. Bird of Paradise

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Botanical Name: Strelitzia

The striking bright orange sepals emerge in front of the petals. The blooms last about 2-3 weeks, and each bract produces many flowers.

Here are all the tips and tricks to make Bird of Paradise bloom

6. Gerbera

Botanical Name: Gerbera

The cheery, bright, colorful blooms can refresh any dull surroundings. The long-lasting flowers don’t fade for 2-5 weeks if you take proper care.

Check out our article on growing Gerberas here

7. Conebush


Botanical Name: Leucadendron

Commonly known as cone bush, the long-lasting, colorful cone-like flowers last 2-3 weeks on the plant. Grow the plant in full sun and good air circulation.

8. Cineraria

Botanical Name: Pericallis cruenta

Also known as bug plant and purple-leaved groundsel, the cheerful daisy-like long-lasting blooms come in a range of colors of red, purple, blue, and pink; many of them are bi-colored. They don’t fade before 2-3 weeks on the plant.

9. Lobster Claw

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Botanical Name: Heliconia rostrata

Also known as the parrot flower, the large bright-colorful bracts don’t fade before a month on the plant. Also, it makes an excellent long-lasting cut flower around 2 weeks.

10. Kalanchoe

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Botanical Name: Kalanchoe

The bright pink, orange, yellow, red kalanchoe flowers last many weeks, easily more than a month. The best part is you can easily grow flowering kalanchoe both indoors and outdoors.

11. Geranium

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Botanical Name: Geranium

This biennial plant lasts for at least two growing seasons, the sturdy, beautiful blooms don’t fade for up to 2 weeks on the plant.

12. Cock’s comb

Botanical Name: Celosia

When it comes to flowers that last really long, no plant comes close to Celosia. Once flowered, you will see it displaying the blooms in all their glory for at least 4-8 weeks!

Check out our article on growing Celosia here

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