5 Fast-Growing Cut Flowers to Grow

The beauty of growing flowers is to enjoy their gorgeous blooms. However, growing cut flowers in your garden can be more rewarding than enjoying a blooming garden. You can introduce cut flowers to add beauty to your indoors by placing a bouquet in your dining. But if you want quick results from your cut-flowers garden, consider the fast-growing cut flowers varieties. Here are five fast-growing flowers to grow in your garden.

Chrysanthemum Hybrids

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Chrysanthemums come in different species showing different bloom shapes. Their colors range from orange to burgundy to lavender and pinks to white. Particular varieties will grow low while others can grow as high as 5 feet. 

Chrysanthemums are easy to grow and care for and durable. They thrive in full sunlight and are tolerate shade as well. Additionally, these flowers are not prone to diseases.

Calendula

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Also known as pot marigold, calendula is a fast-growing flower with broad leaves. The broad leaves nature makes filling a pot or a garden easy. Besides their ornamental features, calendula has a history of being used for medical purposes

Calendula can grow to about 30 inches with a sturdy stem and 3 inches blooms. The flowers come in citrusy colors ranging from pale yellow to bright orange. Some varieties produce flowers with dark centers, while others have centers that match the flowers themselves.

Cosmos Flowers

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These are long-growing flowers with stems as long as 6 feet. Cosmos flowers bear lacey spring-like foliage and flowers 3 inches wide. The blooms are available in whites, reds, purples, and pinks, making them favorite choices for butterflies. For their best display, plant different varieties in your garden. They flower from July to the first frost. 

Cosmos are easy to grow from seeds and can tolerate any soil. However, when growing cosmos flowers, avoid over-fertilizing them as excess fertilizer will suppress their blooming. Lastly, most cosmos flowers flower for long periods and offer many benefits.

Sweet Peas

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It is one of the best flowers to plant in a vegetable garden. It is a natural solution for fixing nitrogen in the soil, retaining soil moisture, and lowering soil erosion. Sweet peas grow well in cool conditions, which trigger the production of flowers. The best time to enjoy these cut flowers is after they bloom.

Sweet peas thrive in full and partial sun conditions. Their flowers come in white, blue, pink, red, and lavender and portray folding stems and flowers that resemble fringed butterflies. Most varieties bloom from June and July.

Dahlias

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Dahlias is one of the fast-growing cut flowers you can introduce to your garden. They make exquisite bouquets for expressing your heartfelt feelings. Dahlias come in different sizes starting from tiny pom poms to gigantic species. They produce pink, lavender, peach, red, yellow, and bi-color flowers.

This fast-growing flowering plant thrives in moist but well-draining soil. It produces bushy plants and flowers in the first season, and it can grow to 3-4 feet tall. Grow dahlias in front of your flower garden, on borders, or along the walkways for their best display.

Conclusion

Cut flowers are the best way to express your heart fell feelings to anyone close to you. Growing cut flowers in your garden will reward you with a colorful garden and an opportunity to use the cut flowers for your special occasions. Fast-growing cut flowers will reward fast than everyday growing flowers. Subscribe to our blog for more gardening tips. 

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