The 5 Best Plants to Grow During Winter

Nature always finds its own way, even if the environment is not very good for it. Be it scorching heat or chilly winters, vegetation continues to grow, and flowers continue to bloom.

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The only thing is that many plants are perennial that grow all year round while some are highly seasonal. As much as we love christmas, we also feel welcoming towards the blooms and plantation on sunny chilled mornings. Now that winter has arrived, so this time we will look at the best plants for the winter:


Petunia is one of the most popular winter flowering plants. Its gorgeous look and fragrance make everyone very attracted to it. Petunia seeds grow well when planted in lower temperatures. One of the things to keep in mind is that petunia seeds are tiny in size, and you need to take special care of them while sowing. It grows to usually 1 to 2 feet, and the flowers are available in different shades like purple, pink, red, and even the most elegant white. Light sandy soil is ideal for petunias. You can find some great petunias in florist lititz pa.

2. Zinnia

Zinnia is a flower whose looks are as beautiful and unique as its name. It thrives well in winter but the catch is you need to sow the seeds while it is still hot and then only you will get the best of it during winter. Give it ample sunlight and make sure to keep it hydrated in winter so that the flowers can bloom properly. Those small colorful blooms are sure to make your mind happy and calm during these arid winters. Zinnia can be considered a great winter garden plant. But did you know that zinnia was the first flower to be grown in the international space station?

3. Marigold

Marigolds are big golden flowers that will surely brighten up your mood and have a radiating aura in their environment. One of the best points is that marigold is a plant that requires very meager maintenance. What can be better than getting these bright flowers without doing even much work? These blooms can measure from 3 to about 5 inches. But make sure that they get ample sunlight during the day, about 7 to 8 hours. 

4. Calendula

You might not have heard much about this plant, but in florist lancaster pa, calendula is popular in house flowers. These small flowers, when kept at different corners of your house, give an astonishing touch to your house and impart a more positive environment in your home. These are also less maintenance flowers. So, if you are also someone who is a little lazy but still has a thing for flowers, calendula can be your choice. Just keep in mind one thing that calendula requires rich soil to grow properly. Although they can grow in arid soils, if the quality of the soil is good, then the blooms will also be great.

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5. Celosia

Celosia is one of the biggest plants on this list. This winter, plants can reach a height of about 1.2 meters which makes it a good fit for gardens but not for indoor spaces. Its flowers bloom in shades of pink and yellow. Both these colors are very cute and give a warm feeling during winter. They require proper sunlight to grow. Also, during winters, as the moisture of the soil and the air is very low, make sure to adequately water them so that the flowers can bloom quickly and are of great quality.

Well, growing plants in the winter requires a little more hard work than in summer, but after you see those beautiful blooms, all that hard work will surely be worth it. Get yours today from Jane's Flower Shoppe.

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