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Top 10 Flowering Plants To Grow In August

by aditya abhishek


If you are a plant lover who is thinking about flowering plants that you can sow in August to enjoy bloom in winter, then you should plant these flowering plants in your garden. 


You can sow marigold seeds directly in well drained, loamy soil rich in organic matter. The optimum temperature for seed germination ranges from ranges 18 to 30 C. 


If you are a beginner, then you can start growing calendula by the end of August from seeds. Broadcast seeds on the soil & gently apply water, within few days seeds will start germinating. 


Known for their butterfly-like appearing flowers is a bliss for a garden. You can sow pansy seeds in August to enjoy flowering in winter. However, germinating pansy seeds need expertise. 


One of the most beautiful things about growing petunia is that it will cover your whole pot with flowers and it comes in a variety of colours and patterns.


Aster is another beautiful flowering plant that you can start growing in August. Flowers of aster can be white, pink to purple in colour. 


You can start growing Chrysanthemums by stem cuttings in August. Select a sandy potting mix to propagate chrysanthemum flowering plants. 


If you are looking for a flowering plant with large showy blooms in a variety of colours, then Dahlia can be your best pick to grow in August. 


Also known as Sweet William are fragnant and charming flowering plant that come in various shades of pink, red and white and you can sow their seeds in August. 


If you don't want to miss your hibiscus blooms during winter, then you can sow seeds of hollyhocks in August. Planting them will add a cottage garden charm to your landscape.

Ornamental Kale

To make your garden look unique and magnificent, you can start growing ornamental kale in your garden in August. 

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