The coast is coming to life as springtime flowers show their true colors, inspiring us to think about our favorite flowers for coastal gardens. These colorful and vibrant flowers can help you achieve outdoor spaces you’ll love lingering in.
It may look delicate, but the African Lily stands up beautifully to wind and ocean spray, while adding a stunning tropical touch to New England coastal gardens.
Alliums add whimsy and interest with their texture and spherical shape. Their unique scent also helps repel animals.
Reaching three to five feet tall, the Anise Hyssopp adds variety with its height, while attracting butterflies with a sweet licorice aroma.
Annual Poppies are a timeless treasure for coastal gardens as they add a luscious red color and can re-emerge year after year.
Golden hues sparkle in the sun with ornamental grasses that gently blow in the ocean breeze. They also add soft texture and dimension to coastal landscapes.
Flowering Tobacco adds a lovely fragrance to coastal gardens, while adding a pleasant pop of pink with star-shaped flowers.
Another flower that will exceed your expectations for beauty and durability is the Veronica ‘Sunny Border Blue,’ which blooms from May through October.
One of the best parts of having a colorful garden is getting to enjoy fresh cut flowers! Cottage & Bungalow offers many vases and bowls that let you display your flowers with coastal style and grace. For example, you can enjoy the crystal blue hues of the ocean with The Poppy Tall Aquamarine Glass Vase.
Or, create a statement with the unique beauty of a coral reef with The Cassidy Orange Porcelain Vase.
What are some of your favorite coastal flowers, and how do you incorporate them into your coastal decor?