If you want to create a charming, vibrant cottage garden, let’s grow these classic beauties on the list today. Here is the collection of the 25 Beautiful Flowers To Grow For A Classic Cottage Garden. Your dreamy cottage garden planting style will be combined with a romantic jumble of bulbs, annuals, perennials, and flowering shrubs and climbers. Check them out with us!
Taking them a look, all are so beautiful, right? Each has its own beauty to show its natural beauty in the same garden. Growing them not only brightens up your boring garden but also most of them are easy to grow with the basic care that we’ve given under their photos. Keep reading to find the types that you love and suit your garden.
Pansies love cool temperatures, so if you grow them, let’s start indoors 6 to 8 weeks before transplanting them, or sow them during the summer for early winter flowers.
Larkspur is easy to grow from seeds. The time for sowing it is in fall as this flower doesn’t fare well once the summer heat arrives.
#3 Cardinal Flower
Cardinal Flower thrives in sun to part shade and prefers moist to wet soil.
#4 Signet Marigold
Signet Marigold displays small yellow or orange flowers with fine-cut, lacy foliage. It prefers to grow in full sun and can tolerate periods of drought.
#5 English Daisy
English Daisy prefers to grow in full sun to part shade and tolerate average soil.
Foxglove grows well in light shade and moist, well-drained soil and needs to be protected from the wind.
#7 Climbing Roses
Climbing Roses display its stunning flowers to make gorgeous additions to cottage gardens.
Peonies are hardy, low-maintenance shrubs that keep producing big blooms in a bright range of colors year after year.
Hollyhock grows in zones from 3 to 8 and can reach 8 feet. It can be drought tolerant but doesn’t like strong winds.
#10 Beard Tongue
Beard Tongue loves growing in full sun. It comes with pink, white, lavender, purple, red, or hot pink perennials with contrasting colors on their throats.
Iris has tall, striking leaves and even more dramatic flowers that come in a variety of colors.
Daylily prefers sun and can grow in any soil, even in less-than-ideal soils.
#13 Butterfly Bush
Butterfly Bush is not only known for its fuchsia blooms but also comes in white, purple, red, or yellow
#14 Fountain Grass
Fountain Grass shows off tall sprays of foliage topped with fuzzy flowers to bounce gracefully in gentle breezes, and color beautifully throughout the year.
Heliotrope has blue, lavender, and white color. They will bloom annually in spring when they get full to part sun.
This flower loves moist, well-drained soil with some afternoon shade.
Columbine looks like two flowers in one and comes in an array of colors. It does best in part shade and well-drained soil.
This flower puts out an endless display of flowers from early summer to autumn and is great for sunny borders.
#19 Sweet Pea
Sweet Pea loves full sun but don’t like hot weather and produce their best blooms in early spring.
Hydrangea features the unique blossoms that make it become perfect for brightening a shady spot in the cottage garden.
#21 Flowering Tobacco
Flowering Tobacco comes in pink, white, red, and pale green, and is filled with nectar for hungry hummingbirds. It prefers to grow on the sun to partial shade.
During the summer, phlox bears spikes of fragrant flowers that come in pink, red, white, purple, and more to attract beneficial insects such as butterflies, birds, and hummingbirds.
Lobularia grows well in zones 4- 9, it produces an endless stream of fragrant, tiny white blooms throughout the summer.
#24 English Lavender
English Lavender loves full sun and well-draining soil.
Scabiosa prefers full sun, tolerate drought, and blossom until frost.