Flowers in April

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April is a great month for growing flowers. Apart from growing, it is a part of the spring season; there are a good number of flower varieties one can choose from when planning to grow flowers in this time of the year.


Also known as trumpet-flower vine, the crossvine is native to North America and blooms as a perennial crawling vine. It actually has the potential to climb in high parts, including high trees and walls. What makes it nice looking is its unique trumpet shape, aside from its bright reddish-orange vibrant colour. It is easy to maintain and in fact, it is drought-tolerant.


Zinnia is another flower that best thrives in April. Usually grown from seeds, zinnia grows in rich, fertile, and well-drained soil. It also requires a full sun. What make zinnias beautiful are its different vivid colours, its petal formation, and its being sturdy. It is actually easy to plant, so beginners who want to establish a colourful garden usually opt for zinnias. What is nice about zinnias is that attract butterflies which make the garden even more beautiful.


From the Olivia family, this flower is easy to grow as well. It can reach to as high as 10 feet and can spread to as wide as 15 feet. Best to plant in well-drained soil and must be positioned in a place that has full sun, forsythia makes an interesting addition to any garden. Its ability to grow fast won't bore any gardener, especially the beginners.

Fly Poison

Another April-blooming flower is Fly poison, or also known as stagger grass. Fly poison belongs to the lily family and produces a small-sized clumps flowers. Under direct sunlight in moist, rich soil, fly poison is fast to grow and easy to maintain. There is a need to be extra careful with this flower, though. It may be beautiful and easy to grow, but it is toxic and ingesting it can be dangerous.


The marigold, due to its vibrant and vivid colours of white, orange or yellow, are very ideal to be placed at the edge of the flowerbed. What also makes it an ideal edge flower is its size. Its small size makes it a wonderful border in any garden.

Higan Cherry

Higan cherry is also known as rosebud cherry. This is a fast-growing flower that belongs to the rose family. Its height grows to as tall as 30 feet, and its leaves are lance-like and 1 to 3 inches long. Higan cherry has a pink hue, but most of it turns yellow as fall approaches. Trees of this flower bear cherries, hence the name, but it is not edible. Higan cherry thrives best in well-drained soil and under full sun.


The name trillium represents its petals which are only three. With a variety of colours that range from white to purple, the trillium is a common sight all over the United States, especially in the parts of the east of the country as well as most parts of North America. They are low-lying plants and have velvety-feel foliage. One interesting feature of trillium is its ability to have petals of three different shades in one flower.

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SNO Flowers Name Flowers Common Names Flowers Description
1 Alstroemeria peruvian lily miniature lilies‚ with spotted or striped markings‚ shaded colour‚ or
2 Amaryllis knight star Amaryllis have large flamboyant starry trumpets which Spring from huge papery bulbs.
3 Anemone windflower Anemone flowers managed to produce in the last few years‚ are remarkable‚ and
4 Anigozanthos kangaroo paw Anigozanthas has long furry‚ velvety buds that open the tip of the stems
5 Anthurium flamingo flower Their unmistakable glossy heart-shaped flower
6 Bouvardia Bouvardia Bouvardia are certainly not common flowers. If you study them closely‚ you find
7 Carnation Carnation The carnation isone large flower per stem‚ or a spray carnation with lots of
8 Cattleya Orchid corsage orchid The leaves are sold as Orca
9 Celosia cockscomb Celosia leaves are not very decorative or longlasting and are best removed
10 Chincherinchee Chincherinchee Their flowers‚ bell and star-shaped‚ are showy and sometimes very
11 Chrysanthemum ox-eye daisy The chrysanthemum is depicted on Japan's imperial weapon and
12 Craspedia drumstick Craspedia is Small‚ golden globular head tightly packed with florets on long‚
13 Cymbidium Orchid Cymbidiun hybrid Sprays of 8 -10 large broad-petalled flowers on long
14 Delphinium Delphiniums Delphiniums and larkspur make good dried
15 Dendrobium Orchid King orchid Sprays of 10-12 dainty flowers on slender stems‚ often like daffodils in
16 Eremurus foxtail lily Each flowerspike‚ over one metre long‚ is made up of hundreds of tiny starry
17 Eryngium sea holly The plant has deepy-cut leaves shaped like holly‚ and sometimes just as
18 Eucharis amazon lily Each stem bears at least two flowerheads and often up to
19 Forsythia Forsythia Forsythia is well known as a garden plant‚ but is also available as a cut flowering
20 Freesia Freesia Freesias are among the most popular and widely grown cut flowers in the world‚ with
21 Gentiana gentian Flowers are trumpet-shaped blue or
22 Gerbera transvaal daisy Gerbera are little hairs on the stem act as gerbera?s leaves‚ so if they are put
23 Gloriosa flame lily The flower bears six delicate reflexed petals with scalloped yellow edges each measuring
24 Gypsophila baby's breath Gypsophila has many slender branching stems‚ each bearing many tiny button-shaped
25 Heliconia species lobster claw The variety shown here has upright facing flowers; some forms‚ called hanging
26 Hyacinth hyacinth Nowadays the cut flowers are sold with roots intact at the bottom to make the flowers
27 Hydrangea Hortensia Hydrangea are small‚ star-shaped flowers packed closely together to form a rounded
28 Hypericum st john's wort Remove the leaves as these fade quickly and are not as ornamental as the
29 Iris Bearded The popularity of irises over the centuries has been demonstrated in the still life
30 Leucospermum pincushion protea Leucospermum are very strange looking flowers‚ almost like plastic pan
31 Lilac lilac The cut flower is far more glamorous than the shrub with long branches laden with
32 Lily lilium The lily was the holy flower of the ancient
33 Lily of the Valley convallaria Little white bells arranged up a short delicate
34 Limonium sea lavender Limonium flowers look stunning en masse‚ by themselves or as an ideal
35 Lisianthus eustoma Lisianthus has been one of the most popular flowers exhibited by the Flowers & Plants
36 Marguerite marguerite Marguerite are Often available as small bushes or potted
37 Moluccella bells of Ireland Moluccella is bell shaped calyxes enclosing the tiny real white fragrant flowers inside
38 Muscari grape hyacinth Muscari is well known as garden plants‚ but now they are also available as cut
39 Narcissus tazetta narcissus have sap which is toxic to other
40 Oncidium Orchid golden shower orchid Delicate sprays of tiny flowers‚ shaped like skirted dancing
41 Orchids Orchids The world's largest orchid can grow to 20 metres
42 Paphiopedilum Orchid lady's slipper orchid One or two flowers per stem‚ shaped like helmets with moustaches
43 Peony peony Peonies are very thirsty flowers‚ so make sure you top up the vase or
44 Phalaenopsis Orchid moth orchid Sprays of up to 15 large waxy flat oval-shaped flowers on long
45 Phlox Garden Phlox Phlox are very thirsty flowers so keep the water topped
46 Protea sugarbush The flower is surrounded by colourful
47 Ranunculus turban buttercup Ranunculus was so good-looking that he was loved by
48 Rose rose The red rose is the symbol of England and is worn on St George's Day. It is also the
49 Rudbeckia coneflower Large yellow daisy-like flower head with a domed
50 Snapdragon snapdragon The Antirrhinum is reminiscent of English gardens with the tall stems grouped amongst
51 Stock stock Stock is a Tall‚ strong stem with a cluster of sweet-scented‚ double flowers
52 Strelitzia bird of paradise Purchase Strelitzia when the first flower bud is fully
53 Sunflower Common Sunflower Sun flower is large flower head with usually a big dark centre and bright yellow
54 Sweet Pea sweet pea Sweet pea Keep cool‚ always in water‚ and away from ripening
55 Trachelium blue throatwort TracheliumClustered panicles of tiny
56 Tuberose tuberose Tuberose is therefore more commonly used in bridal
57 Tulip tulip Tulips are the third-biggest selling flower in Holland and are also very popular in the
58 Vanda Orchid Vanda Orchid Vanda orchid is Elegant five petalled flowers‚ several to a
59 Viburnum Opulus Black Haw Shrub‚ with heads of globular lace-cap type flowers‚ from pale green to
60 Waxflower waxflower Wax flower is a Tiny bowl-shaped flowers of four rounded
61 Zantedeschia arum The petals are fleshy and very easily bruised‚ take care when transporting or