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Give your garden a thrilling dose of patriotism this coming Memorial Day weekend by planting flowers that bloom in red, white and blue. (Cue the John Philip Sousa.)

Memorial-Day-Red-White-Blue-Flowers-Gardening-HGTV-DesignHappensPhotos: Bloomers Blog; Lowes; Sonja Smith

If you don’t think you’ll have time for planting, grab a hanging basket filled with red, white and blue petunias from your local gardening center. For you more adventurous green-thumb types, here are a few of my favorite flowers to get you started creating your own patriotic combinations.


Potentilla 'Gibson's Scarlet', Clematis, Grape Hyacinth

Patriotic Flower Ideas From HGTV.com:

Keep your garden gorgeous all summer long with HGTV.com’s expert gardening tips.

9 Responses

  1. Terry Lea says:

    Please bring back gardening by the yard with Paul James!!!

  2. lyn says:

    Loved Paul with his humor and know how it was a treat to watch/

  3. pixelecho69 says:

    But lady's we also have Jamie Durie who is into flowers and plants and John G. who does Curb appeal the block don't forget they are also a treat to see and they have a sense of humor.

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  5. Garden Gates says:

    Great piece of writing, I really liked the way you highlighted some really important and significant points. Thanks so much, I appreciate your work.

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