9 Beautiful Native Indian Flowers You should Grow

Last Updated: 18.10.2023
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Here are the most beautiful Native Indian Flowers You should Grow in your garden for colors! These plants adapt well to the climate and do well year-round!

Do you love colors in your garden? If yes, here are the best Native Indian Flowers You should Grow that are also very easy to grow and maintain!

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Native Indian Flowers You should Grow

1. Crepe Jasmine

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Botanical Name: Tabernaemontana divaricata

The plant has flowers in pin-wheel shape, having an elegant milky white hue. Its blooms appear sporadically year-round in the tropical climate of India.

2. Arabian Jasmine


Botanical Name: Jasminum sambac

Arabian jasmine is the pride of Indian gardens, thanks to its mesmerizing fragrance! The flowers unfurl during the mid-night and exude their soothing scent in the surroundings.

Here’s all you need to know about growing Arabian Jasmine

3. Hibiscus

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Botanical Name: Hibiscus

Trumpet-shaped flowers of Hibiscus appear in bright shades of orange, yellow, red, and, pink. The plant blooms profusely in tropical and sub-tropical regions.

Check out the most amazing types of Hibiscus here

4. Night Jasmine

Botanical Name: Cestrum nocturnum

As the name suggests, the flowers of night jasmine bloom during the nighttime and fall in the dawn. The flowers give out an intense fragrance and are also one of the strongest scented in the world.

5. Lotus

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Botanical Name:Nelumbo nucifera

Lotus is the symbol of purity, as the flower blooms atop the mud yet look beautiful. Grow it in a mini pond in your garden for the best display!

Check out our article on growing Lotus here

6. Oleander

Botanical Name: Nerium oleander

Oleander comes in mesmerizing shades of yellow, peach, salmon, pink, and burgundy red. The flower blooms sporadically year-round, coming to its peak in spring and summer.

7. Chrysanthemums

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Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum

Mums are great cut flowers, highly popular in Indian markets. They come in mesmerizing shades of white, yellow, orange, lavender, purple, red, and even bicolor.

8. Frangipani

Botanical Name: Plumeria

Frangipani features waxy white petals that are highly scented and bloom during the warmer months. The plant does best in bright sunlight, warmth, and adequate humidity.

9. Asian Pigeonwings

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Botanical Name: Clitoria ternatea

In India, the flower is popular in Puja rituals. The blooms also have therapeutic properties, and their tea is recommended to treat anxiety and insomnia in Ayurveda.

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