30 Beautiful Multicolor Flowers in India

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Last Updated: 18.04.2024
Chandrima
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Chandrima, a flower enthusiast and writer at India Gardening with over 5 years of content writing experience. She combines her love for flowers with her background in gardening and literary expertise to create informative content. In addition to her passion for gardening, she's an aspiring traveler and nature lover.

If you love a garden with flowers of different colors, you’ve got to plant these Beautiful Multicolor Flowers in India!

There’s something about multicolor flowers that makes any garden look amazing. Plus, most of these are easy to find and easy to grow. So why stick to a single shade when you can have dual tones or even multi-colored ones? 


Multicolor Flowers

1. Tulip

Botanical Name: Tulipa

Tulips come in many colors–bold reds, soft pinks, and even dual-colored ones like this. Plus, they’re tall, which makes them perfect for garden borders and landscaping. 

2. Dahlia

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Botanical Name: Dahlia pinnata

If you love subtle shades of pink and yellow, go with Dahlias. They also have a unique petal formation, which looks really pretty up close.

3. Sunflower

Botanical Name: Helianthus

You must have seen Sunflowers in yellow, but did you know you can also find multicolored ones? They also come in black, white, and red. 

4. Lily

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Botanical Name: Lilium

From pure whites to subtle pinks and fiery reds, Lilies are versatile multicolor flowers that can spruce up any lawn. 

5. Carnation

Botanical Name: Dianthus caryophyllus

You’re not seeing two different flowers. It’s the same one with light and dark pink shades. And look at those ruffled petals! 

6. Orchid

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Botanical Name: Orchidaceae

Orchids aren’t just multicolored; they also have beautiful patterns that make them an eye-pleaser. Here’s an example. 

7. Pansy

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Botanical Name: Viola tricolor var. hortensis

If you think your lawn needs bold colors, you can also go with bright yellow and purple Pansies. They’re also easy to grow. 

8. Iris

Botanical Name: Iris

Can you name all the colors and hues Irises come in? You’ll see purple, blue, yellow, white, red, orange, gold, and magenta. 

9. Crocus

Botanical Name: Crocus

Crocus flowers stand out in any home with their lavender flowers that are complemented by bright yellow stamens and red stigmas. 

10. African Violet

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Botanical Name: Saintpaulia

African Violets are wonderful indoor plants that prove you can add more than one color to a small pot. Plus, they’re velvety to feel. 

11. Cosmos

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Botanical Name: Cosmos

Cosmos flowers have feathery petals that are a mix of colors. And if that wasn’t enough, they also have vibrant centers. 

12. Foxglove

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Botanical Name: Digitalis purpurea

Foxgloves are one of the best on our list because they have beautiful multicolored shades and towering stems covered in flowers. 

13. Hibiscus

Botanical Name: Hibiscus

How can we forget about the lovely Hibiscus when talking about flowers that have multiple colors? They also thrive in India’s tropical and subtropical temperatures. 

14. Nasturtium

Botanical Name: Tropaeolum

There’s a Nasturtium flower for everyone because they come in warm shades, cooler ones, and even in combinations of yellows, oranges, reds, and maroons. 

15. Petunia

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Botanical Name: Petunia

You can plant Petunia multicolor from seeds or buy young plants from a nursery. These flowers come in pink, red, purple, white, yellow, and even bi-colored blooms. 

16. Primrose

Botanical Name: Primula vulgaris

These low-growing plants are perfect if you’re looking to add different shades to the garden. They are also the first flowers to bloom in spring. 

17. Wisteria

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Botanical Name: Wisteria

Nothing can beat the beauty or the sweet smell of cascading flowers of Wisterias. They come in blue, purple, white, or pink. 

18. Alstroemeria

Botanical Name: Alstroemeria

Peruvian lilies also come in multiple colors and often have subtle but beautiful patterns of markings that set them apart from other flowers. 

19. Bleeding Heart

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Botanical Name: Lamprocapnos

These perennials are so named because they have heart-shaped flowers. But that’s not all; they also have mixed colors. 

20. Delphinium

Botanical Name: Delphinium

Delphiniums also have tall flower stalks like Foxgloves and have gorgeous flowers that are a mix of blue, white, and subtle pink. 

21. Fuchsia

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Botanical Name: Fuchsia magellanica

These flowers don’t seem real because they have a lovely ivory base and magenta petals. Plus, they droop downward like bells. 

22. Gladiolus

Botanical Name: Gladiolus

These multicolored flowers have soft hues, which makes them perfect for large flower beds. They have white-yellow petals with ruffled pink edges. 

23. Iceland Poppy

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Botanical Name: Papaver Nudicaule

Iceland Poppies are short-lived perennials with large, cup-shaped flowers of a bright orange or white color. But the centers they have are a deep yellow. 

24. Lantana

Botanical Name: Lantana

You can also go with Lantana flower clusters for a delicate and cute look. They bloom in red, orange, and yellow and also attract butterflies

25. Strawflower

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Botanical Name: Xerochrysum bracteatum

You can easily find Strawflowers that have two different colors in the same flower. They are often contrasting like red-yellow or pink-purple. 

26. Penstemon

Botanical Name: Penstemon

These flowers have a delicate inner circle that is a lighter shade that turns darker towards the petal edges. 

27. Hydrangea

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Botanical Name: Hydrangea

Hydrangeas might look simple from a distance, but if you look closely at them, you will see that they have soft white shades in the blooms. 

28. Nemesia

Botanical Name: Nemesia

Nemesias are easy to care for and also have a long blooming time. They’ll spread their shades in your garden from late spring to fall. 

29. Honeysuckle

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Botanical Name: Lonicera

Honeysuckles are vining plants that can easily grow 20 feet long and also come in beautiful colors. They’re a favorite of hummingbirds. 

30. Freesia

Botanical Name: Freesia

Freesias are funnel-shaped and have beautiful multicolored blooms of purple and white. They also have purple patterns and yellow centers. 

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