Azaleas are a flowering shrub and are in the Rhododendron family. This photo of an orange Azalea reveals the true beauty of the Azalea flower.
Love it! Iris flower in purple with white interior. A little early planting iris bulbs in the Fall and you will be rewarded in the garden during late spring early summer.
Pretty in red, these azaleas red flowers stand out in any garden. Best planted in a shaded area like under a tree .. you find the flowers last longer.
The flowers of the syringa-vulgaris, or pink lilac smell wonderfully sweet. This variety of lilac has tiny flowers arranged in a large bunches.
Pinky purple phlox flowers, know as polemoniaceae provide a dense blanket of flowers that looks great trailing off large rocks in this rock garden.
Striking bright Yellow Flowers on this Azaleas shrub catches one’s eye immediately. Part of the Rhododendron family, this one not usually available at the building garden center.
You may have to shop around several higher end nurseries to get a find!
Contrasting large group of orange poppies make a great garden images with their bright orange contrast to the cedar tree hedge background.
These dark purple Iris Flowers are unique and almost look black at a distance, impressive flowers!
A “Wow Garden” in part has to do with contrast between plants and trees. If you have mature cedar hedge, it creates a great dark green back drop for bright contrasting garden flowers as can be seen to the photo. Don’t have 5-8 years to wait for cedar trees to grow, then possibly consider a fence.
Member of the syringa-vulgaris, this unique purple with white border lilac tree flower is unique .. rewarding it’s proud owners every spring!
A great garden design should have a water feature with the sound of bubbling of running water.
If you have a small garden you may have to limit the size of a water pond … hopefully you will still able to add some water lilies … white flowers are most common … the violet or purple flower very pretty as in the picture.
Water pond materials, liners and supplies can be purchased at building stores such as Lowes, Home Depot ..
Water lilies for sale can be found at most medium to up scale garden centres
These gorgeous flowers remind us that spring is on its way!
Landscaped garden bed with rock feature and rows of asters and begonias.
This photo catches the purple phlox in sunlight creating a striking contrast to the dark background.
The huge blooms on this Rose of Sharon shrub measure approximately 10 inches in diameter.
Japanese Lilacs give a showy display in late spring, early summer. In this photo the tree is a backdrop to the ornate white fence post in the foreground.
This striking white peony is a sample of the peony variety amberglow.
Catalpa trees are known for their large ornamental flowers which look similar to an orchid.
Masses of bright pink flowers on this shrub rose makes it a great choice in any landscape design.
Rhododendron shrubs have masses of large showy flowers and shining foliage. The flowers are pink, rose, lilac, or purple.
Petunias are annual plants which are popular in hanging baskets. These flowers come in a variety of colours as captured in this photo.
Begonias are a popular annual flower that continuously flower all summer. Begonias can be used both in flower beds and flower pots and are usually red, white, or pink in colour.
The Catalpa Tree is a fast growing shade tree that produces an abundance of white catalpa flowers in the late spring, early summer months.
A late bloomer in the lilac family. The Japanese lilac tree “Ivory Silk” produces masses of white, fragrant flowers.