Spring blooming plants

Spring has come and now is the right time to plant the most popular spring flowers. First you have to prepare yourself properly. Equip yourself with pots, shovels, carvings, soil, fertilizer and screens, wear gloves and gauntlets and get ready.

If you do not know what plant or flower to plant, our list below will help.


PANSIES

Pansies are the most popular ornamental plants with impressive flowering and rich colorful flowers. Plant pansies grow in a sunny spot in rich, well-drained soil. The plants can tolerate some dryness, but prefer to be just slightly moist at all times.

Pansies are sometimes called heavy feeders, meaning they bloom best when fertilized regularly. Use a slow-release fertilizer at planting time or use a product you dilute in water each time you irrigate your pansies to keep them blooming profusely.

Pansies are usually planted in flower beds, flowerpots and very often it is chosen to create colorful stains and colored corridors.


DOG FLOWER PLANT/SNAPDRAGON

Dog flower plant is an old fashioned plant which provides months of color ranging from pale pastels to vibrant reds and oranges. Native to southern Europe and the Mediterranean named dog flower plant because the flowers look like a dog. It is sun-resistant and very easy to cultivate, while flowering is long-lasting. They are a favorite flower for cutting and will blossom all winter in warmer climates.

In ancient times, snapdragons were thought to have supernatural powers and offer protection from witchcraft. They were also believed to restore beauty and youthfulness to women.


GERANIUM

Of the most popular plants in Greek gardens, it can be planted all year round but the ideal season is spring. It gives us beautiful flowers in many colors. Geraniums make popular bedding plants in the garden, but they’re also commonly grown indoors or outside in hanging baskets. Growing geranium plants is easy as long as you can give them what they need.

Geraniums love the sun and don’t mind drenching in sunlight for long hours. Geranium is a drought-tolerant plant, it doesn’t require regular watering. Water only when the soil seems dry. Avoid overwatering!


PETUNIA

Petunias are divided into two different groups:

Grandiflora petunias have very large flowers and are best grown in containers or hanging baskets (because they are more sensitive to rain damage).

Multiflora petunias have smaller, but more abundant flowers and are ideal for summer bedding or in a mixed border (because they are more tolerant to wet weather).

Petunias are very easy to cultivate in the garden or pot and add color and freshness indoor and outdoor. All they need is good soil, sun and daily watering.

Petunias are tolerant of heat so you don’t have to water them regularly.

Fertilize your plants monthly to ensure good growth. Remove faded/dead flowers to prolong blooming.



DIMORFOTHIKI

It is a perennial, ornamental plant usually grown as an annual, for larger flower production. Grows rapidly, forming dense green foliage. It is especially preferred for its flowers, which are in the form of large daisies in white, yellow, orange, purple and pink, but there are also two-color varieties. It is a mature plant and its height varies between 20 and 40 cm, depending on the variety.

They are ideal for pots and they are excellent for soils and gardens.

It is a plant resistant to high temperatures and drought. It cannot withstand temperatures below 0 ° C.

They prefer sunny places and wind-protected locations as they grow fast and open flowers. It flowers all summer and autumn.

VIOLA PLANT/MENEXES

With a rich aroma and heart-shaped flowers, it is one of the most characteristic flowers of spring that remind us of our grandmother's garden. A natural display of shimmering color! The vibrant purple flowers with cheery yellow and orange glowing faces are star performers.

Violets are mainly grown as ornamental plants in gardens and are ideal for pots, gardening and jardinière. Use violas in containers and window boxes, or plant them in masses in the landscape.

Some are sweetly scented and offer glorious spring color to any garden or balcony. They are an ideal choice for winter or spring color.

ROSE PLANT

We enjoy rose plants all year round, but now is the right time to plant them. Rose plant need good soil, light, air, love and care and will reward you with its rich flowers.

Roses grow best in a certain type of climate and environment. It is imperative that the rose bushes mush get sunlight for a continuous period of eight hours.

The time of planning the rose plants is also very important. Spring is the best period when you can plant roses. The first part of the fall is also a good time to plant roses.

It is best to plant roses in a sandy soil that is well drained. The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage.Rose care is easier than you think—anyone can grow them successfully. Plant your roses in a sunny location with good drainage. Fertilize them regularly for impressive flowers. Water them evenly to keep the soil moist. Prune established rose bushes in early spring. And watch for diseases like powdery mildew or black spot.


BAMBAKOULA PLANT

It blooms from March to November, and is ideal for planting in pots and jars. It has thin, smooth and angular stems. Its leaves are smooth, glossy, dark green and form five characteristic lobes. It has a long flowering period, lasting throughout spring, summer and autumn. Its flowers form spectacular inflorescence shades in various shades, more common in red, white and pink color.

It has moderate water requirements. It grows in rich or moderate fertility soils, but the necessary condition is to have good drainage.

It exhibits increased sensitivity to cold, resulting in cold areas being grown as an annual plant. It also prefers lean, sunny positions, but it also grows well in semi-seated positions. It is also suitable for offshore planting.


EROTAS PLANT

“Love”, is a one-year plant, climbing and very flowering. This is also the main reason why this plant is suitable for decorative gardens, balcony or houses, since this plant is available in many different colors, and its flowering lasts from mid spring to early autumn.

“Erota” plant needs plenty of water to survive and thrives mainly in areas with a warm but humid climate. Ideally place it not just in a bright spot of your home or garden but to the point where it can directly receive the sun's rays on it and make sure it is regularly irrigated. Ideal temperature for the healthy and smooth growth of Eros is about 12 to 20 degrees.

Usually does not exceed one year of life and dies during the cold winter season. However, there are exceptions. There are some varieties that, although the conditions are favorable and the winter is mild without very low temperatures and adverse conditions, they can survive for more than a year.


Spring is the best time of year, nature is booming and flowers are the most beautiful way to offer color, aroma and freshness to our lives! Find at anthemionflowers.gr the ideal plant for you or your loved ones and celebrate this beautiful season with smiles.