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Today we celebrate Independence day weekend will all our Plantly friends and others joining in this remarkable celebrations. We want to thank you all who made this 4th of July possible. When we think of Independence Day, we celebrate more than just our freedom.
We shoot fireworks and enjoy good food with family and friends. But, as we celebrate our freedom in early July, we want to mark this special occasion by planting something extraordinary. Because flowers have roots to thrive, we have roots established in this country.
So, gift a family member or friend with a flower on this memorable holiday on the 4th of July. Create fireworks in your garden by adding beauty to brighten your place with any of the following Independence Day plants.
Celebrate Independence Day in Early July With These Plants
To commemorate Independence Day this July, why not bring home a houseplant or plant a tree. With plants like herbs in the garden, you can enhance it by mixing them up with flowers for a year-round celebration.
Cultivating plants like strawberries to other foliage brings color and butterflies, providing you with oxygen and fruit to enjoy. So, take care of the place where you were born as the homeland keeps fighting demons from pollution, unemployment, and economics.
With plants, you can bring hope to your home and the rest of the world.
Independence Day Weekend Plants
Nothing depicts Independence Day in America than these flowers.
For a famous 4th of July gift plant, nothing shows the color of the American flag more than the Kalanchoe. You find them in pink, orange, white, yellow and red. The succulent grows tiny yet colorful flowers looking like fireworks.
It is a popular indoor plant, especially the Kalanchoe blossfeldiana, which is a low-maintenance plant easy to care for. Provide a bright sunny spot with not too much water and deadhead the fading flowers.
The Alstroemeria is a herbaceous perennial that blooms in spring with tubers. The flowers are trumpet-shaped, making for beautiful flower arrangements lasting up to two weeks in a vase. The species is native to South America, and you can find different cultivars with rainbow colors.
Still, the white one makes for an excellent addition to a 4th of July garden. The plant does well in containers and the garden. The plant does not enjoy the sun as it does better in partial shade with a well-draining mix and consistent moisture.
The Rosa everyone knows as the flower of love, but you can find some species like the Rose Hips fruits filled with vitamin C. These perennial shrubs thrive in the northern hemisphere with thousands of cultivars.
You find these plants growing in a bush, miniature sizes, and climbing varieties. Yet, that is not all, as the blooms are in different colors, including white and red found in the flag. It is an appropriate Independence Day motif.
Roses bloom in spring, summer to fall, and only develops flowers once a year. The plant does best in full sun but can grow well in bright indirect light.
You find Salvia farinacea growing as a perennial throughout the USDA zone seven to eleven. In colder zones, the mealy cup sage is grown as an annual. The plant grows up to three feet tall, and you can find some gorgeous blue varieties.
The plants make for excellent July fourth garden borders. You can grow them in full sun with partial shade as they display the beautiful spikes from spring until fall.
Salvia splendens you see growing in the U.S. gardens and is native to Brazil. The tender perennial only thrives as an outdoor plant in zones ten and eleven while growing as an annual in colder zones. The plants reach up to two feet tall and display brilliant red flowers in June to in the late fall in full sun with partial shade.
Lobelia is a tropical plant you find around the world with over 400 species growing as annual and perennial up to four feet high. You see it in various colors, from red and white to blue. These plants will grace your garden, filling it with tons of blooms for you to watch displaying the nation flag colors.
You can display them in a window box or container for guests to admire. The plant thrives in full sun to partial shade with moist soil.
Everyone knows the Iris native to the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America. You find hundreds of cultivars available in rainbow colors. So for your late summer garden, it will fill up with shades of blue growing up to 36 inches high.
The plant grows from bulbs and rhizomes and needs full sunlight with part shade to bloom in early spring and summer.
These cute flowers have fringed edges in a deep red and white. The plants are related to carnations and have the same spicy scent but are much smaller. The Pinks grow up to 18-inches tall and are short-lived, growing in full sunlight in containers or flower beds from spring to fall.
Delphinium elatum is a herbaceous plant in Europe growing up to eight feet tall spikes with bright blue hues suitable for any Independence Day celebration. When deadheaded during their first flowering, they will also bloom in the fall.
The plant prefers moist soil with a sunny spot and looks excellent as a blue backdrop for mixed flower borders. These are also highly toxic if you do have pets or small children.
One flower that is the daisy chain for children’s games is the oxeye daisy. You find this perennial plant widely neutralized in North America and is herbaceous. They grow in full sunlight to part shade with white flowers from spring to summer.
Whether you want to buy, sell or simply reach out to other plant enthusiasts, Plantly is the right place to be!