Brown flowers can add a unique, warming feel to any garden or landscape
Here’s a list of the most iconic natural flowers with brown colors:
Angel Amber Kiss Pansy
The Angel Amber Kiss Pansy (a hybrid between a Pansy and a Viola ) is a short-lived perennial plant that grows during the wet season and goes into dormancy during the dry season.
Angel Amber Kiss Pansy flowers are small and can be found in yellow and brown.
Antler Orchids (otherwise known as Dendrobium discolor) are part Orchidaceae family.
The flowers bloom with around thirty-forty leathery leaves all of which are mostly brownish or greenish in color.
These flowers have interesting wavy and twisted sepals and petals.
Antler orchids grow throughout northern Australia, New Guinea, and Indonesia.
Bearded Irises are some of the most popular to grow.
They possess sword-like foliage and impressive blooms (known as ruffs and falls), typically throughout May-June.
Charlie Brown Rose
Charlie Brown Roses are small roses, only around 2″ in width.
They bloom brown flowers of between 8-15 petals and generally do so during the summer, failing come winter.
Chocoloate Cosmos (scientific name: C. atrosanguineus) is a spreading tuberous perennial.
It blooms in late summer and is known for its bowl-shaped, chocolate-scented flower heads.
Popular with beginners, Chocolate Orchids emit a rich chocolatey smell.
They are also known as “sharry babies” and have been hybridized to come in a variety of different variations.
Dahlias are tuberous, herbaceous perennial plant that is native to Mexico and Central America.
There are around 42 recognized species, coming in a variety of colors including brown, with hybrids being a popular garden plant.
Echibeckia ‘Summerina Brown’
Echibeckia ‘Summerina Brown’s are a hybrid between two popular perennials – Enchinacea and Rudbeckia.
They are large, long-lasting blooms that have a long blooming season from early summer through fall.
Chrysanthemum (Hardy Mums)
Chrysanthemums are a popular favorite that comes in a wide range of different varieties and vibrant colors, including a bronze-brown.
They bloom during the late summer and autumn.
These are my favorites; and although perhaps not the color you first imagine when it comes to flowers, they provide great warmth and depth to any landscape.
It’s a color closely associated with the earth, at least.
And you can find various shades and varieties of brown flowers that are ideal for indoor arrangements or outdoor gardens too.