16 Beautiful Blush Flowers (Including Photos) - Naturallist

16 Beautiful Blush Flowers (Including Photos)

Blush flowers are a highly popular choice, especially for summer weddings, as their pale pastel shade works with a variety of color schemes.

Blush flowers are often associated with romance and love. If you’re wondering which blush flowers there are to choose from, you’ve come to the right place.

16 Beautiful Blush Flowers (Including Photos)

In this article, I will cover a variety of blush flowers.

So, whether you’re looking to add blush flowers to your flower beds, find inspiration for a gift, or simply learn more about blush flowers, you’re covered.

Let’s get into it.

1. Peony

Blush Peony

The peony is an incredibly popular flowering plant. Peonies bloom in late spring and early summer in colors ranging from purple, blush pink, pink, red, white, or yellow.

Peonies thrive and will bloom best in warm, bright locations.

Peonies have a short blooming season that usually lasts only 7 to 10 days.

Like the majority of peonies, blush peonies are often fragrant flowers, making them a wonderful gift or choice to plant in your garden.

2. Dahlia

Blush Dahlia

Dahlias are a beautiful perennial that comes back year after year.

Their beautiful flowers come in almost every color imaginable, from pale pastels like blush to bright, vibrant shades of red, yellow, and orange.

Dahlias grow and flower best in a well-drained, sunny location. They need a warm climate to thrive and are not resistant to frost.

Dahlias make excellent cut flowers, as the more you cut them, the more flowers they produce. So, you get beautiful flowers in your garden and your home. It’s a win-win!

3. Lisianthus

Blush Lisianthus

Lisianthus is a perennial that is often grown as an annual flower.

Lisianthuses come in a variety of colors, including white, pink, purple, cream, and less commonly red and yellow.

As a flower that looks like a rose but lasts longer in the vase, lisianthuses, especially blush lisianthuses are often in high demand for bridal bouquets.

Lisianthuses thrive in full sun, needing a minimum of six to eight hours of sunlight a day.

4. Carnation

Carnation

Dianthus caryophyllus, more commonly known as the carnation, is a striking ornamental flowering plant.

Although the dianthus is occasionally referred to as a short-lived perennial, if they have the right conditions, you can expect years of beauty from these flowers.

Carnations provide any flower bed with a beautiful fragrance and appearance and begin to bloom in late spring, typically in May, with some types blooming a second time later in the season.

Carnations produce blooms of all different colors, including blush pink, pink, orange.

5. Blush Rose

Blush Rose

Roses have long been one of the most popular choices of flowers for the garden. Roses come in a variety of different colors, from red to pink, to blush, yellow, and more!

Blush roses have become increasingly popular for weddings, especially when it comes to bouquets, buttonholes, and venue decor.

Many types of roses will look their best during June, flowering from late May through to early fall. When gifting blush roses, you’re telling the recipient how much you appreciate having them in your life!

6. Hydrangea

Blush Hydrangea

Hydrangeas are striking flowers that come in a range of sizes and colors, including shades of blue, white, pink, and green, and even varieties that offer a change of color as the flowers mature.

Shrubs like hydrangeas tend to bloom from mid to late summer, and regular pruning will encourage new flowers to bloom for a more impressive garden display.

Blush hydrangeas are sure to add a beautiful touch to your flower beds and look particularly stunning in shrub borders.

7. Ranunculus

Ranunculus

Ranunculus is a beautiful flower with an almost rose-like appearance.

These flowers come in a range of colors, from gold to pink, red, salmon, orange and yellow, as well as white.

These plants can be both annual or perennial, typically blooming from spring to early summer.

The most common ornamental ranunculus is also known as the Persian buttercup.

In order to thrive, ranunculus bulbs need to be planted in full sun and watered regularly.

8. Protea

Protea

Protea, also known as sugar bushes, is a flowering plant native to South Africa and is actually South Africa’s national flower.

Proteas get the name, sugarbushes, from the excessive amount of nectar the flowers produce.

These flowers typically bloom from June to October and come in shades of pink, blush, red, white, cream, and yellow.

That being said, the blooming season will depend on the climate where these flowers are being grown.

Protea flowers come in large clusters surrounded by bright, spiky bracts that make for a very unusual and striking appearance, and are a great addition to any backyard!

9. Blush Chrysanthemum

Blush Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums are beautiful annuals and perennials that are one of the most popular fall garden flowers that require full sun and good drainage.

Chrysanthemums begin to bloom early in the autumn.

Due to their ability to bloom in the fall and occasionally in early winter, chrysanthemums are a crowd favorite for fall and winter events.

The majority of species of chrysanthemums originate from East Asia. They come in several different colors, including red, orange, pink, blush, yellow, white, and more.

10. Limonium

Limonium

Limonium, also known as sea-lavender, is a flowering plant that is common near the coast.

Several species of Limonium are highly popular garden flowers,

Most species of Limonium produce pink, violet, and purple flowers, or more uncommonly, white or yellow.

Limonium is a simply stunning addition to any flower bed, and blush Limonium is no exception.

To thrive, Limonium needs moist but well-drained soil and exposure to full sunlight.

Once it has been established, it’s fairly drought-tolerant but thrives in better weather conditions.

11. Blush Gerbera Daisy

Blush Gerbera Daisy

Originating from South Africa, Gerbera daisies are grown for their joyful appearance.

Available in a wide range of colors, including pink, yellow, salmon, orange and white, these flowers are sure to brighten up your backyard.

These plants thrive in a position with full sun and bloom in spring right through the summer season. Some of these flowers can even bloom as late as up to the first frost.

Gerbera daisy blooms are attractive to bees and other pollinating insects, making them highly beneficial for a variety of different flowers in your flower bed.

12. Gerpom Flower

Similar to a gerbera daisy, gerpom flowers are also known as gerrondo daisies.

However, despite their similarities in appearance, the gerpom flower features a smaller head but is denser than its relation.

As these flowers are fuller in terms of their petals, they are often used as filler flowers, owing to their rich colors of pink, blush, white, orange, purple, burgundy, yellow, and green.

Whether you opt for a border or use them as filler flowers in your flower bed, with cheerful gerpom flowers in your yard, you’ll find yourself smiling any time you’re outside!

13. Eustoma

Eustoma

Eustoma, more commonly known as lisianthus, is a flowering plant that produces some of the most beautiful summer blooms!

The name comes from the Greek word for dissolution ‘lysis’ and flower ‘anthos’.

Bearing this in mind, lisianthus in Greek means dissolving flowers. These gorgeous blooms come in all colors, including blush pink, white, purple, and yellow flowers.

Blush-colored lisianthus flowers are hugely popular in bridal bouquets, as they bring a soft touch of color and complement a variety of different color schemes.

14. Cymbidium Orchid

Cymbidium Orchid

Cymbidium orchids are one of the least demanding indoor orchids. Cymbidium is the oldest cultivated orchid and is a stunning plant to grow.

They can be grown indoors and outdoors, but to ensure that the flower shoots can grow, they must be kept in a cool area at night throughout the Spring and Summer months.

When cymbidium orchids are growing, they require dappled sunlight as opposed to direct sunlight.

If your orchids are growing outdoors or in a greenhouse, you will need to make sure they are not in direct sunlight, as this can have adverse effects and even cause your plant to burn.

15. Hoary Stock

Hoary Stock

Matthiola incana, also known as hoary stock, is a species of flowering plant that is part of the cabbage family.

Hoary stock flowers give off a pleasant smell, and are also edible! This means that they are perfectly suitable for decorating a variety of different desserts, bringing a fresh pop of color.

These flowers come in many colors, from pink to violet, to red, and white.

They typically bloom in spring and summer, usually in the months of April, May, and June.

16. Snapdragon

Snapdragon

Antirrhinum, also known as snapdragon, is a flowering plant that gets its name from the flower’s resemblance to the face of a dragon.

Snapdragons typically bloom in May and have a delicate fragrance that is simply gorgeous.

It’s no surprise, then, that snapdragons are great for attracting a variety of wildlife to your backyard, including butterflies and bumblebees.

These highly colorful flowers come in many different shades – from pastels, such as blush, to bright colors including red, purple, pink, orange, yellow, peach, and white.

In Summary

So, that’s your guide to blush flowers!

Through reading this article, I hope you have a better understanding of blush flowers and discovered some new blush flowers to add to your collection.

Next time you’re wondering which blush flowers to grow in your flower beds or are simply looking for a gift, you have plenty of inspiration to draw upon!

Morgan Daniels