Clivia
James Carrier

Orange is in. Use it liberally in your garden

Julie Chai

Uplifting and energetic, orange is in right now, and it’s sure to give your garden (and you) a boost. Use a mass of orange flowering plants to mirror the fiery shades of a summer sunset. Or pair orange with chartreuse for a vibrant, tropical look, or combine it with complementary blues for a cooler effect. Here are some of our favorite orange bloomers.

  • Achillea ‘Fireland’
  • Bougainvillea ‘Afterglow’ and ‘Orange King’
  • Calibrachoa ‘MiniFamous Caribbean Sunset’ and ‘MiniFamous Orange’
  • Canna ‘Bengal Tiger’, ‘Tropicanna’, and ‘Wyoming’
  • Clivia
  • Dahlia
  • Erysimum ‘Apricot Twist’
  • Lantana ‘Radiation’ and ‘Tangerine’
  • Leonotis leonurus
  • ‘Mandarin Sunblaze’ rose
  • Mimulus
  • Nemesia strumosa ‘Orange Prince’
  • Osteospermum ‘Orange Symphony’
  • Potentilla fruticosa ‘Tangerine’
  • Sphaeralcea incana (orange mallow)
  • Tecoma capensis
  • Tithonia rotundifolia ‘Fiesta Del Sol’

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