Flowers are one of the most beautiful creations that Mother Nature has bestowed upon us. Brightly colored and fragrant, they can fill our yards with variety and beauty. But did you know that you can turn this around (quite literally) by getting some plants that have flowers that hang upside down? There are many plant varieties like this; let’s look at the most common types of upside down flowers.
One type of upside-down flower is the fuchsia. This plant has gorgeous, bright pink to red flowers that hang from its branches like little jewels. The blooms are somewhat tubular, which makes them look unique compared to other types of flowers.
There are some varieties of begonia, such as the Begonia Fuchsioide, that have trailing flowers which end up hanging upside down as they grow. Begonias also come in various colors, ranging from deep red and orange to white, pink, and even purple.
The Begonia ‘Fuchsioide’ is a lovely shrub that can grow up to 2 feet in height. The plant has slender stems and oval, glossy leaves. The flowers are pink and look similar to a fuchsia. These plants are perennials with a bushy growth habit.
The bleeding heart flower is another popular option for upside down flowers. This plant has a unique-looking bloom that resembles a heart, and the blooms hang in rows on the delicate stems of its foliage. These flowers come in shades of pink, red, and white.
Lily of the valley
The lily of the valley is a woodland plant that has blooms that are a delicate bell shape and sweetly scented. These plants are native to Europe and Asia and can grow to be quite large in size. They spread via rhizomes, making them an excellent choice for filling up a large space in your yard. The plant blooms in the early spring, and the flowers are generally long-lasting.
Lily of the valley is an easy to care for plant; they prefer to grow in shaded areas and like soil that’s moist but not too wet.
Turks cap lily
The turks cap lily has trumpet-shaped flowers that are orange to red color. They are known for their delicate and unique look when compared to other types of flowers. The Turks cap is also famous as it’s the tallest flower in the USA. It’s a native species that bloom in the summer months and can grow to a height of up to three feet.
The turks cap lily likes to grow in moist soil and prefers partial shade. They are most commonly found growing in Eastern and central areas of the States.
Campanula flowers are also known as bellflowers or harebells, and they have large blue flowers. The blooms hang down on thin stems that rise from the plant’s foliage. These flowers make excellent additions to garden beds or borders and can grow up to six feet in height.
Campanulas are known to be a ‘creeping’ species, and a single plant can cover a large area and produces a dense mat of foliage.
Brugmansia trees are also known as angels trumpets and are a tropical plant that has large hanging flowers. These trees produce giant trumpets in various colors, and they have a strong, sweet scent. Their blooms are generally yellow or orange in color, although some Brugmansia varieties feature white or pink petals instead.
Brugmansia trees are part of the nightshade family, and they produce flowers throughout the summer months. With the correct care and plenty of water, the Brugmansia will continue to produce flowers for months. You can deadhead the blooms to help encourage new growth.
Finally, some clematis vines also spread their blooms downward along the length of the stems rather than hanging them from the tips. These vines are prized for their bright flowers and interesting foliage, which usually feature deep cuts and serrated edges.
If you’re looking for flowering plants that will complement your garden nicely, consider getting some plant varieties with hanging flowers. With their bright, vibrant colors and delicate petals, these plants can really add a lot of beauty to any outdoor space. And best of all, they are easy to grow and maintain, making them the perfect choice for any yard.