Colorado gardens have to endure a lot, regardless of their exact location within the state – each climate region in the state poses its own challenges and local gardens can thrive and stay beautiful only if their owners pay attention to climate-related aspects when they create the garden microclimate. Keep reading to find out how to make grass green and flowers reach their full potential. Here are some flower varieties that are resistant to Colorado weather and are also attractive and delightfully colorful additions to any garden:
– May Night Sage – it looks delicate, with small and apparently fragile purple flowers, but the truth is that it is a very hardy plant that is resistant to frost and to drought and thrives well in the heavy Colorado soil;
– Phenomenal Lavender – another hardy purple-blue flower that blooms all summer long and is resistant not only to harsh weather, but to diseases and pests as well;
– Sedums – often planted to form a carpet of flowers, sedums are available in many different color variations and sizes. They are perfect for rock gardens, for green roofs or as ground cover and they thrive well in any weather, all they need being well-drained soil and a cool place;
– Coneflower – also known as Echinacea, these flowering plants come in many different color variations and they are great for dry areas.