12 Flowers That Bloom All Year Round

It is really beautiful to have flowering plants all year round, but sometimes it is difficult to achieve this.

For this reason, here is a list of plants that can bloom throughout the year, as long as you take the necessary care to achieve it.

So I invite you to continue reading the article and discover these beautiful plants.

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1. Aster

Asters are perennial or annual herbs with alternate, greenish leaves. This plant produces white, lilac, or pink flowers.

These flowers usually appear at the end of summer and last most of the winter since they withstand cold very well. 

The growth rate of this plant quite fast depends on the species, being able to reach around 30 cm high in just a few months.

2. Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemum is quite a pretty flowering plant, which helps to filter out some toxins, such as ammonia and benzene, which are two elements frequently found in plastics, detergents, and glues.

These plants produce beautiful flowers during the fall that can be single or double (with two layers of petals); they are pink, white, red, bicolor.

3. Dianthus caryophyllus “Carnations”

Dianthus caryophyllus or Carnations is a genus of plants comprising about 300 species of annual and perennial plants native to Asia, Africa, and Europe.

It is a plant with a wide variety of colors, which is why lovers of gardening highly appreciate it. They have a woody base that reaches a height between 45 to 60 cm in height. In addition, the flowering of this plant occurs almost all year round.

4. Pentas Flowers

The Pentas, a plant native to Africa and Arabia whose scientific name is Pentas lanceolata.

The pentas are plants that reach a height of 1 m at most with vertical stems and rounded bearing. The leaves are bright green and can be lanceolate or oval full of hairs.

 The flowers are small and star-shaped, which appear in rather compact clusters and can be pink, red-white or lilac.

This plant flourishes from summer to fall, although they can sometimes do so even in winter.

5. Lavender

Lavender is a semi-shrubby plant of the Lamiaceae family with small purplish-blue flowers.

This plant grows quite fast, and also blooms all year round. It is also a very resistant plant that requires a lot of light.

Although it requires good lighting, it adapts well to semi-shaded areas.

6. Wallflower 

Matthiola incana or Wallflower is a rustic herbaceous plant belonging to the Brassicaceae family.

The coloring of the petals is highly variable depending on the cultivar; you can have red, orange, pink, purple, yellow and white flowers.

7. Begonia semperflorens “Wax begonia”

Begonias are plants that come in a wide variety of colors: yellow, pink, salmon, red, and white. There are three groups of Begonias: Perennials, tuberous, and semperflorens; these are the best to attract hummingbirds.

Flowering begonias are generally annual plants.

8. Convolvulus sabatius of Bluebell

The Convolvulus sabatius or Bluebell are herbaceous plants with a creeping habit that barely reach 20 cm in height.

These plants have many small, oval, grayish-green leaves. Most interesting about Convolvulus sabatius is the abundant and beautiful blue or lilac trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in summer and part of the fall.

9. Portulaca oleracea “Common Purslane”

Portulaca oleracea or purslane are annual or perennial herbaceous plants, creeping in shape and with fleshy, oval, or linear leaves, about 2 cm long.

The flowers are rosette-shaped and about 2 to 3 cm in size and bloom through the summer into late fall. The most curious thing about flowers is that they open only during the day and close at sunset.

10. Wood sorrels

The Wood sorrels are herbaceous plants of small size with leaves divided into a large number of parts.

These leaves can have the shape of a clover, which is why they are confused with true clovers.

Wood sorrels have a very pleasant bloom to the eye.

 The Flowers can bloom throughout the year and is ideal for growing in pots.

11. Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster is a shrub with small, alternate leaves, dark green (although in winter they may turn reddish), and ovate in shape. 

The flowers are small and white or pink. 

12. African Violet

The African Violet flowering occurs throughout the year. The leaves are somewhat fleshy, hairy, and with a long, dark green petiole.

The flowers can be double or single, with velvety mauve, violet, pink or white petals, similar to violets.

African violets prefer very bright environments, which help them bloom continuously throughout the year. If you see that it stops blooming, bring it to an environment with more light, and surely in a short time, new flower stems will appear.