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The Top 20 Red, White and Blue Flowers For a Patriotic Garden
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There are many flowers that are easy to grow and hardy in just about all zones that will make a great patriotic garden. With a minimum amount of care these red, white and blue flowers will show off your patriotic pride. Most of the flowers in this list will grow in full sun or partial shad and in rich well-drained soil. By arranging these patriotic flowers in clumps of color you garden will look like it is ready for its own 4th of July celebration. Go USA!!!

20) Edging Lobelia -‘Crystal Palace’ This small plant is a deep cobalt blue with small deep green stems. This plant prefers cooler weather so be sure to provide some shade in hotter areas. The blue annual will grow well in all zones.

19)Darwin Tulip -‘San Remo’ This tulip has brilliant red flowers that bloom in the spring. The leaves are a bluish-green. The Darwin Tulip grows best in zones 3-8

18)Wax Begonia -‘Vodka’ The Vodka Wax Begonia is a bright red in color and blooms from spring through to fall. The leaves are a waxy maroon. This plant does very well in either sun or shade and is suitable for all zones.

17)Crocus -‘Snow Storm’ This dainty white spring flower gives off a delightful scent. The leaves are extremely narrow. It grows best in zones 3-8

16)Larkspur -‘Blue Spire’ At close to 3 feet tall this spiked flower grows in a beautiful shade of blue. Its leaves are lacy. This annual will survive well in all zones.

15)Campsis -‘Crimson Trumpet’ As the name suggests this is a large red flower with dark green leaves. It can grow over 30 feet tall and thrives best in zones 5-9.

14)Viburnum -‘Mariesii’ A delightful spring bloom of pure white, this beautiful little flower can grow up to 6 feet if left ungroomed. It grows best in zones 5-8.

13)Wax Begonia -‘Whiskey’ This plant produces dense mounds of white blooms from spring to fall. The leaves are maroon. The plant grows well in either sun or shade. It is an annual suitable for all zones.

12)Camassia leichtlinii -Blue spikes of flowers characterize this late spring bloom. The plant grows best in zones 3-10.

11)Dutch Iris - ‘Blue Ribbon’-Deep blue late spring flowers will dazzle you garden. Zones 3-9 suit this iris best.

10)Wax Begonia - ‘Pizzazz White’-Pure white mounds of flowers sprout from this plant. With its waxy green leaves, this annual thrives in either sun or shade and in all zones.

9)Morning Glories - This wonderful flower comes in red, white and blue. Intertwine all 3 colors up a wall with a white background and you will make quite a spectacular patriotic statement in your garden. These plants can survive well in all zones.

8)Bachelor’s Buttons - These are another plant that have red, white and blue blooms. If laid out correctly you can actually form the American flag in your garden. The gray leaves form a nice background. These plants grow well in all zones.

7)Cosmos -‘Purity’ This annual grows in all zones. The flowers are pure white with lacy green leaves.

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