10 Easy-peasy (Indian) Flowering Plants For Brand New Gardeners

You couldn't kill these plants if you tried! 

Indian garden plants are just like their country, diverse and rich in so many ways. Flowering plants make your garden a colorful delight to retreat to with a book or a cup of tea. Flowers aren't just beautiful, some blooms have a cultural or religious significance too. 

Here are some of the easiest flowers to grow in your garden or balcony.

Geranium Cranesbill

This beautiful and colorful flower grows in dry shade and blooms a perfect shade of blue with a dash of white and pink!

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Purple hues of geranium cranesbill 
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Barrenwort

Like Geranium Cranesbill, Barrenwort too can be grown in dry shade and does not require too much sunlight. Its extracts are sometimes used as an aphrodisiac!

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These flowers need little sunshine but do wonders to your garden when they bloom 
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Mourning Widow

Dry shade plants which provide a nice color contrast with their black-ish flowers when grown near trees and shrubs.

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Contrary to its name, the flower adds a happy contrasting color to your garden
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Bleeding Heart

Bleeding Heart needs soft, moist soil and is very low maintenance once it blooms. The heart shaped soft pink blooms are such a glorious addition to any garden! 

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Delightful heart shaped pink flowers 
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Solomon's Seal

Perhaps one of the easiest plants to grow in an Indian garden, Solomon's Seal looks so elegant with its dangling bell like flowers and stems arching delicately.

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Solomon's Seal has soft, white blooms
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Butcher's Broom

Another commonly grown flowering plant in Indian gardens, Butcher's Broom can thrive in low shade areas and needs moist soil to grow.

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Add a dash of red to your flower pots with this plant
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Snowdrops

This one is a winter bloom, that does perfectly well in low shade areas but needs moist soil to prosper, plus, as the name suggests the blooms look like pretty snow drops!

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With these flowers, your winter garden will never look barren again
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Marigold

Marigold is a very auspicious flower for the Indian gardens because of its religious importance. It's also very easy to grow and can be easily tended in the most low maintenance gardens as well. All it needs is a lot of sunshine and hummus rich black soil.

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These bright orange flowers have a lot of significance in your gardens and also hold religious importance
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Bougainvillea

This is one of the most common flowering plants that we see creeping up the walls or gates of Indian homes. Hardy bougainvillea doesn't need a lot of water or care and can pretty much grow on its own and does so real quick! What it does need is a periodic pruning every once in a while to prevent it from looking too wild.

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Bougainvillea is the most commonly flowering plants found in Indian homes
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Hibiscus 

Hibiscus too is of significance in Hinduism and is commonly found in Indian homes. One can easily find the saplings and all they require is lots of sunshine combined with watering twice a day.

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Hibiscus is not just common in Indian gardens but also the Hindu temples
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These are some of the top most options to add some color to your garden without spending too much time tending to plants. Add these to your balconies or backyard for a splash of natural color in your home all year round!

 



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