Blue Flowers A Corner Of Sky In The Garden

A color that brings us closer to the sky and the sea than ever, we transfer this color in our garden to create a corner of the sky with many blue flowers. Let’s see together which are the most beautiful and suitable plants, which can color with different shades of blue our corner of the garden in spring.

Blue Flowers: the Color of Peace

The favorite color of the ancient Egyptians, blue was considered the color of the Gods, today its meaning is associated with calm, introspection, being calm, tranquillity.

So let’s build our corner of peace and tranquility, there are many plants that produce blue flowers let’s choose together some for our garden.

Blue Flowers: Choosing the Right Plants

Whatever the home of our plants, soil or potted, there are a few things to keep in mind when choosing plants, first and foremost the flowering.

Flowering

For the realization of our corner of the sky in the garden and avoid ugly areas without flowers, we must keep in mind the period of flowering just to avoid having tufts of flowers isolated and then fail to get the desired effect.

Exposure

Another aspect that will condition us in the choice of plants, will be the place that we have intended for the creation of our corner dyed with all blue flowers. It will be appropriate to choose plants that like the same exposure, depending on whether it is sunny in the shade or half shade.

The Right Arrangement

In addition to the flowering period and exposure, there is another very important aspect to consider in the choice of plants, namely the size to which the plants can arrive and of course also the type of growth, so that they can be properly distributed.

We can prefer a growing arrangement by arranging the plants that will be taller behind and lower in front, or we can create a different effect by arranging the taller plants in the center and all around those that will grow lower, particularly suitable for the central places of our garden.

Playing with the various shades of plants that today produce blue flowers you can get really beautiful effects both in the garden and on the terrace or balcony.

A Cascade of Blue Flowers

Blue flowers of various shades, here are some plants that we can use to create our corner of peace and tranquility in our garden or on our terrace:

Forget Me Not Flower

Symbol par excellence of eternal love, the forget me not flower produces beautiful blue flowers, is a plant very resistant and easy to grow.

Scientific name: Myosotis.

Flowering period: early spring

Exposure: Sunny – mid-shade positions.

Type of soil: Soft soil rich in organic substances or slightly clayey.

Watering: regular but not excessive.

Pyramidal Bellflower

Wild blue flowers, the pyramidal Campanula spread throughout the Mediterranean area as a wild plant, in spring produces numerous bell-shaped flowers, blue blue in color.

Scientific name: Campanula pyramidalis.

Flowering period: from spring to autumn.

Exposure: sunny positions – half shade, not afraid of cold

Soil type: fresh and slightly moist, very well drained and fairly rich in organic matter.

Watering: regular but not excessive.

Anchorage Azurea

Also known as Ancusa or Buglossa, Anchusa azurea produces large bushes, 30-70 cm high, which in spring are filled with small blue flowers, star-shaped, gathered in small bunches.

Scientific name: Anchorage azurea

Blossoming period: spring – summer

Exposure: Sunny – mid-shade positions.

Type of soil: fairly humus-rich, light and very well drained soils.

Watering: regular but not excessive.

Periwinkle

Periwinkle is the common name of Vinca, it is a kind of plant that belongs to the family of Apocynaceae, native to Europe and the tropics, including perennial herbaceous species, erect or even creeping.

Scientific name: Vinca

Blossoming period: spring – summer

Exposure: half shade.

Soil type: although suitable for various types of soil, prefers moist but well-drained, rich in organic substances and mainly acidic.

Watering: regular and frequent.

Lithodora

Spread throughout the Mediterranean area, the Lithodora is a perennial evergreen shrub plant, usually reaches a height of 30-40cm, produces beautiful blue or white flowers.

Scientific name: Lithodora

Blossoming period: spring – summer

Exposure: Sunny and sheltered from the wind.

Soil type: although suitable for various types of soil, prefers acidophilic, loose mixed with sand and well drained.

Watering: not very frequent, only in periods of prolonged drought and hot sultry.

Blue Plumbago

Climbing sarmentosa plant, the plumbago or blue jasmine, can be grown both in pots and in the garden. It gives us an abundant flowering in spring with beautiful light blue flowers.

Scientific name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Blossoming period: spring – summer

Exposure: Sunny and sheltered from the wind.

Soil type: although suitable for various types of soil, prefers moist but well-drained, rich in organic matter. Watering: infrequent, regular in periods of prolonged drought and hot sultry.

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