When the monotonous snowy days and silence of winter slowly but steadily gives way to the sweet chirpings of the cuckoo, you know that spring has come.
To match the spring green, nature turns its basket upside down. Discover your surroundings bursting with spring flowers of numerous colors, shapes, and sizes.
To choose the best from them would be like telling a mother to choose her favorite son. If your home is always adorned by a bunch of fresh flowers, spring is your busiest time.
There is no end to beauty, freshness, and color in the outside world.
Here is a list of 10 most spring flowers you can find for ushering in the most jovial season of the almanac- spring!
No flower spells spring quite as much as crocus does. Fondly called ‘Tommies’, these spring flowers come in several colors and varieties.
Short in stature but not in beauty and charm, crocus forms colonies to usher in spring.
Be it ‘Pickwick’ crocus or zenith or the most commonly found ‘Grand Maitre’- the flower has its attraction in its contrasting petals and stamens. With spring in mind, you can never go wrong with a blooming bunch of crocus.
Who can ever forget Wordsworth finding ‘bliss of solitude’ with his memory of daffodils? “And then my heart with pleasure fills, / And dances with the daffodils”.
Undoubtedly, daffodils are such classic spring flowers that match the sprightful spring. It comes in luscious shades of tangerine, cream, lemon, salmon.
Be it the ‘New baby’ variety or the ‘Red devon’, the weariness that the long days of winter leave behind is vanished with when you notice valleys and meadows filled with the daffodil cultivar.
3. Lily of the valley
Though a perennial plant, lily of the valley comes next in our list of spring flowers to give spring a warm welcome.
Adorned with bell-shaped petals, this lush variety of spring flora brings a soothing fragrance with it. With easy access to the warmth of the full sun, lily of the valley can do wonders to the winter blues and is the exact one you need to usher in spring.
Just be careful about its one strong feature. If you have a pet or a little toddler at your home, this flower can be poisonous for them if ingested.
Whether in full or partial shade, pot or container, lily of the valley can be your ornamental garden cover for the summer as well. This beautiful flower indeed brings the essence of the spring season to your home.
When it is spring, do you smell a lovely sweet flowery scent in the air? If daffodils and crocus represent spring, it is hyacinths that bring the smell of spring with it.
Also a member of the lily family, this particular beautiful flower comes in a wide range of colors which truly speaks of the spring charm.
Such is the vibrancy of hyacinths that you can spot it even from a distant. From bluish-purple to bright fuchsia- thousands of colorful varieties are there for you to choose from.
Speak of spring and visualize tulips? Staple to a garden in spring, this beautiful flower is a winner in visuals.
Again, with a wide array of colors on offer, tulips resemble gorgeous color pops at par with the youthful spring.
With this season of the almanac in your mind, try tulips in large bunches and groups to up the beauty quotient of your home several notches higher.
As the poet A. E. Stallings says, “The tulips make me want to paint,” you are also to enjoy the jovial company of this beautiful flower ushering in the season of spring.
This flower has ‘Spring Festival’ in its name. For obvious reasons, we bring to you the camellia as our next beautiful flower you can confide in for welcoming spring.
French poet Balzac found romanticism in camellia unaffected by the wrath of winter. When rose and lily fails in the face of adversities, staying true to the poet’s words, “I gladly see camellias shining bright,” this charming flowering plant continues to amuse you.
In contrast with glaucous foliage, the pink (or pale pink) bloom catches the spirit of spring in its entirety.
Come spring and you can see the meadows filled with vibrant colors of primrose, bringing with it the essence of spring.
Rich in a variety of colors, no list of spring flowers will be ever complete without these youthful spring flowers.
From subtle pastel shades to bold colors like yellow, bold pink, blue and red- primrose, a relative of the primula group, primrose is a perfect companion of spring. This evergreen plant with blooms in spring is a must while ushering the season to your abode.
Sometimes also called Star Magnolia, this flower is truly the star of a garden. Calling it just a ‘beautiful flower” will do injustice to its beauty.
A pristine form of prettiness, star magnolia makes its grand appearance in early spring. Strong fragrance makes it stand out of the lot. White, dark, or pale pink flowers on empty branches before the new leaves unfurl is a picture to stand by and admire.
Choose magnolia for getting the unmistakable feel of spring throughout your mind and soul.
9. Winter Aconite
Welcome bees, butterflies, and other pollinators with this extremely beautiful flower variety while you’re welcoming spring.
Quite similar to the buttercup flowers, this variety can give you a feeling of looking at a long spread of yellow carpet. The bright yellow color matches the liveliness of the season spring.
10. Double Rock Rose
Last to include in the list of spring flowers is rock rose. It blooms in the later half of the spring. But the test of patience you endure until that time of the year is completely worth it and you know that when these flowers come to bloom. Gardeners and spring flower specialists put their complete faith in double rock rose and refer to it as one of the most beautiful and best flowers of spring. The two-in-one variety of this flower in one bunch adds more beauty to it.
Always remember: “In Nature’s poem, flowers have each their word” and your choice of flower to flaunt when it is spring can be myriad.
They say spring has a healing power to get rid of winter blues.
You can say it is spring when the weather seems to be in a “jocund company” and drenches you with warm sunshine.
Go through the wide array of color-pop flora spring brings and say Bienvenido to the season!