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Monsoon Plants That Can Enhance Beauty Of Your Garden

Every season has its own significance in the world of gardening. But monsoon is the best time for garden lovers for planting and re-potting. Rain has a relaxing impact on our mind & body and it also helps Nature rejuvenate after the scorching summer heat.

Shivam Dwivedi
Red Hibiscus In The Garden
Red Hibiscus In The Garden

Every season has its unique significance in gardening. However, for gardeners, the monsoon is the optimum time to plant and re-pot. Rain has a calming effect on our minds and bodies, as well as assisting Nature in regenerating after the scorching summer heat. The presence of freezing temperatures and humidity in the air is beneficial to the flora and indoor plants in your garden.

Five Beautiful Flowering Plants for Monsoon Season:

Here are some beautiful monsoon plants that would help your garden look more adorable and wonderful:

1. Plumeria:

These are the most vibrant and appealing monsoon plants, with a wide range of hues. Having the appearance of lovely bushes that bloom in direct sunshine. Plumeria grows best in well-drained soil and needs to be trimmed every now and then. These plants are also resistant to sand and wind, however, they may suffer in cold weather.

2. Marigold:

Marigolds are low-maintenance plants that brighten up any garden. It also attracts pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and other insects. Marigold seeds take around 8 weeks to germinate and bloom. Marigold is also available in a variety of colors, including orange and yellow with accents of red, copper, gold, or brass. Their height varies from 6 inches to 4 feet, while their width varies from 6 inches to 2 feet.

3. Gulmohar:

Gulmohar, also known as Royal Poinciana, is a beautiful shrub that blooms in a variety of red and orange colors during the monsoon season. The beauty of these monsoon plants is usually recognized. It develops huge umbrella-shaped crowns that look amazing during their development stage. These plants can reach a maximum height of 30-40 feet. It's an excellent choice for adding colour and luxuriant growth to your garden.

4. Cleome:

It's a flowering plant of the Cleomaceae family that's commonly referred to as spider flower, bee plant, or spider plant. It's a tall, prickly shrub with clusters of flowers. Pink, white, rose, and light purple are just a few of the colors offered for these aromatic plants. Planting cleomes in the vegetable garden attracts more insects, which is good for vegetable growth.

5. Hibiscus:

Hibiscus blooms in big trumpet-shaped, brightly colored flowers on an evergreen shrub with dark green foliage. It's a basic rainy-season plant that blooms profusely and can be grown as a single plant or as part of a hedge. Hibiscus, which comes in a variety of colors ranging from red to peach to yellow, attracts a lot of butterflies and hummingbirds, giving your garden a unique look.

Care Tips for the Monsoon Plants:

While rain is beneficial to plants, too much rain without good planning can be disastrous for home gardens and house plants. So, here are some helpful hints for all you home gardeners:

  • The humidity level is at its highest peak during the monsoon season, so make sure your plants have enough light and ventilation.

  • Spray your garden plants with insecticide and fungicide once a week to keep pests and diseases away during the monsoon. 

  • During monsoon season, be cautious and inspect pots before watering them, as they only require a small amount of water.

  • Make that the drainage mechanisms in the pots are operating properly since there should be no standing water.

  • Weeds and insects are also a major concern during this time of year since rain and wind move these unwanted creatures. Remove weeds from your garden on a daily basis to prevent them from becoming a problem.

  • During the monsoon season, frogs and toads should be allowed in the garden via flowing water or a moving stream since they eat insects and help keep the garden clear of them.

(Also read: Top 10 Indoor Plants To Get Rid Of Pollutants Inside Your House)

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