Flowers that blossom year round serve a wonderful purpose: They provide natural beauty all through the year in your garden, greenhouse or indoors. Flowers are a beautiful addition to any setting and there are many colours to choose from to go with your colour scheme.
Red and pink blossoms
The Aeschynanthus, also known as the "Big Apple," produces red blossoms all year round. These have a delicate white thread poking out the top of each tubular blossom.
A type of begonia known as "Ginny" produces small, light and dark pink flowers all year round.
Purple, blue and lavender blossoms
The Alyogyne huegelii, or "Mood Indigo," is a breathtaking purple blossom that graces you with its beauty all year round. These do well in pots as they don't like the rain.
the Ipomoea indica, more commonly known as "Morning Glory," produces its blue blossoms all year round. In the late afternoon these flowers change colour, turning a surprising pink.
The Buddleja crispa is a shrub that grows as much as 3 m (10 feet) in height. This plant provides lavender-coloured blossoms that also give off a fragrant scent.
White and yellow blossoms
The Cestrum, or "Moon Glow" hybrid, provides you many delights: yellow flowers, a wonderful fragrance and ornamental berries, so keep these away from curious children.
The Jasminum tortuosum is a species of the jasmine flower that blossoms all year round and gives off a pleasant citrus-like scent as well. This plant can handle temperatures as low as -4 degrees Celsius (25 degrees Fahrenheit).
Orange and Gold Blossoms
The Sida fallax, also known as the "Kaneohe Gold," produces hibiscus-shaped flowers all year long. Their blossoms are gold in color and can withstand temperatures as low as -4 degrees Celsius (25 degrees Fahrenheit).
The Columnea or Orange Sherbet is a flower producing orange blossoms all year. This is a hanging plant and lights are necessary for indoor growth.
There are many flowers that can blossom all year round if the temperature is right and they get the right amount of water and sunlight. Follow instructions on seed packages, in catalogs or noted on the plants, If you can't find any year-long blossoms for your climate, look for flowers that blossom in different seasons; with the right mix of these kinds of flowers you will have blossoms all year long.