8 flowers that don’t need a lot of upkeep

You don't have a green thumb? We found 8 flowers that withstand anything. Your gardening will have never been so pleasant!


Keeping your garden healthy can seem like an intimidating task. It can be for someone who is just starting! We have assembled 8 flowers that withstand anything.

They will continue to live and to prosper even if you don’t have a green thumb!

1. Wave Petunias

Parks Wholesale Plants

This flower does not need much pruning. Sprinkle a bit of fertilizer, water it often and enjoy its vivid colours all summer.

2. Yarrow

Dorling Kindersley

It needs a lot of sun but doesn’t need amazing soil. You don’t even need to fertilize your yard to get these nice flowers. 

3. Hosta

Sparkman’s Nursery

Plant some once and then forget about them afterward! This perennial is our kind of plant. Little water, sun or shade, this plant prospers without anything else!

4. Impatiens


You don’t need to have a green thumb to make impatiens flower. They come in almost every colour, and if you get a lot of sun inside your house, they can flower all year. Isn’t that great?

5. Primrose


Primroses are spectacularly beautiful and perfumed. They flower mostly in the Spring and they do well in full sun or in slightly shaded areas.

6. English marigold

Dorling Kindersley

Another very colourful flower!

These amusing flowers come in ons of different colours. Make sure to plant them in a pot with fast drainage and you will appreciate this flower all season long.

7. Daylily


Even if every flowering only lasts one day, these flowers will continuously grow when you water them. 

8. Marvel of Peru


This ring in the shape of a trumpet grows better in full sun, but can take a bit of shade. They flower rapidly and do well in almost any kind of soil. 

Which flower will you plant first?

Source :

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