15 Flower-Bearing Plants For Your Fairy Garden
Fairies absolutely love flowers! So make sure to add one or two flower-bearing plants and moss to your fairy garden. Take a look at any of the lovely flower plants below and tell us what you think!
It quickly forms a dense, mat-like carpet of foliage topped three seasons every year with tiny stars of pale blue to white. Quick-growing and adaptable, it's a very versatile, attractive choice. The foliage is deep green and very slender, serving as cushiony coverage for bare soil.
Spreads by rhizomes, creating the perfect ground cover. Foliage will take some foot traffic, button-like flowers.
It keeps on blooming all summer and through the winter with tiny white flowers. In mild winter regions it is evergreen. The tiny, light green spoon-shaped leaves form a dense mounding mat of foliage. It can be used as a stepable plant when planted between stepping-stones.
This fine alpine species of Thrift forms a very dense cushion of needle-like leaves. Soft pink flower balls are held just above the foliage. Especially attractive in a gravel scree garden or alpine trough where it can be seen close up.
It stays wonderfully compact and features small, showy, double pink flowers. Also a great selection for the rock garden or alpine trough. This is one of the few garden plants that flowers the entire season long.
Unique long blooming tropical Sedum. Pink is an absolute favorite of fairies, so this flower-bearing plant will be a hit!
Use this low growing Ageratum in the miniature garden to emulate a blue hydrangea.
Attractive low growing plant originating from South Africa's arid sub tropics. Creeping, hanging succulent with soft, fleshy, cream-edged leaves. Small, deep rose, Ice Plant that flowers all season.
‘Fuldaglut' is a low-growing, mat-forming, maroon-leafed stonecrop cultivar that grows 2-3″ tall but spreads to 18″ wide. Tiny, star-shaped, rose-red flowers bloom in August. Thick, succulent, maroon leaves that are toothed near the ends.
Toucan is a brilliantly-colored purslane variety. The flowers top small, succulent-like foliage that reaches just 2 to 3 inches high but spreads more than a foot in no time. The flowers remain open from early morning until late afternoon.
Mexican false heather is a small tropical evergreen sub-shrub with many charming attributes. Prune lightly in spring if the plant becomes scraggly. When grown as a house plant, it provides lots of bright light but protect from direct sunlight.
Rosemary is a vigorous, easy to grow herb with very broad leaves. The flowers are dark violet-blue. It blooms in the summer and prefers full sun.
A flowering plant, and not a moss at all, but spreads slowly to form a dense, evergreen, moss-like carpet with dense, tiny feathery leaves. It is studded with a galaxy of white flowers for a short time in mid-summer.
Lobelia is popular for containers or hanging baskets because of its trailing habit. It also makes an excellent ground cover. The plants will be absolutely covered in blooms all summer long!
This is an edible, fragrant, low growing groundcover that looks stunning creeping over rocks or paving. Creeping Thyme will attract butterflies and beneficial insects into your garden, and because it is drought tolerant, and prefers full sun (will grow in partial shade), it is great for covering unsightly areas.
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