When shopping for flowers to plant in your garden or yard, it would seem that yellow flowers would be readily available, but many garden centers only have the most well-known varieties of yellow flowers. Although the most common yellow flowers are beautiful, why not plant eye-catching yellow flowers that will make heads turn? There are some varieties of yellow flowers that are stunning unique shades of yellow. These unique yellow flowers make a great addition to any yard or flower garden in most heartiness zones. When considering varieties of yellow flowers to plant in your yard or flower garden, consider the following beautifully unique yellow flower choices.
Yellow Sun Scabiosa
These yellow flowers have such a unique hue they almost appear fake. Yellow sun scabiosa is a pale lemony color that’s simply stunning. They have frilly edged creamy yellow petals that surround pastel green centers. The centers of these unique yellow flowers look like a cluster of tiny green balls surrounded by lace.
Yellow sun scabiosa reaches a maximum height of approximately thirty inches and a maximum width of about eighteen inches. This beautiful yellow flower requires partial shade to full sun, and yellow sun scabiosa grows best in zones three through eight. Consider this unique yellow flower if you want to add something special to your yard or garden.
If you like the look of daisies, you’ll love golden marguerite. These unique plants boast exceptional yellow blooms that are truly unparalleled. Not only are they unique and beautiful, golden marguerite has a wonderful sweet scent. The creamy yellow flowers are about two inches across and have bright gold centers.
This beautiful yellow flower grows best in zones three through eight, and they reach a maximum height of approximately three feet. Golden marguerite prefers full sun.
Moonbeam coreopsis is appropriately named because the petals of this delicate looking flower are the color of yellow moonbeams that gracefully reach down to light the earth. The foliage of this unique flower is a lot like the foliage of a lacy fern.
Consider planting moonbeam coreopsis as a border, as part of a container garden, or in a hanging basket. You are sure to draw attention to any location this beautiful unique yellow flower adorns. Plant moonbeam coreopsis against a backdrop of tall ferns for a very unique display. The yellow petals of the moonbeam coreopsis will bring interest and color to any yard or garden.
Moonbeam coreopsis reaches a maximum height of two feet. Plant this hardy yellow gem in zones three through nine for best results.
Stella de Oro Daylily
This prizewinning bright yellow flower boasts large two and one-half inch blooms that will grace a garden or yard all summer. Stella de oro daylilies are one of the most eye-catching yellow flowers you can plant in your yard or flower garden. This beautiful yellow flower can be grown in containers, on balconies, patios, or on decks where space is limited. Everyone can enjoy the beauty of these unique yellow flowers.
Stella de oro daylilies reach a maximum height of approximately two feet. This is a hardy choice that’s ideal for zones three through nine. Consider this beautiful unique yellow lily for your yard or flower garden.
If you’ve ever driven in the northern part of Michigan, you’ve probably noticed rainbows of cone-like flowers growing alongside rural roads. These beautiful flowers growing wild in the northernmost part of the United States are called lupines. Yellow lupines are especially unique and exceptionally beautiful. Yellow lupines look like a bright yellow torches emerging from fingers of beautiful green foliage.
Yellow lupines reach a maximum height of approximately three feet, and these majestic unique yellow flowers prefer partial shade to full sun. Plant yellow lupines in hardiness zones four through seven for beautiful unique yellow flowers that will come back year after year.