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Spring Flowers Planting Guide By Temperate Regional Zones

 

Spring Flower Planting Guide by regional zone in Australia


What colour will grow in your garden this Spring? Have no idea? Then refer to our regional zone planting guide! It’s so easy, just locate your  zone on the map and discover all the colour you can be enjoying. 

Happy Spring Gardening! 

Subtropical

(includes: South-east Qld & Northern NSW)

FLOWERS – sow ageratum, aster, balsam, carnation, chrysanthemum, cockscomb, coleus, cosmos, dahlia, dianthus, everlasting daisy, gazania, geranium, gerberia, impatiens, kangaroo paw, marigold, nasturtium, petunia, portulaca, rudbeckia, salvia, snapdragon, sunflower, torenia, verbena and zinnia.

Wet & Dry Tropical

(includes: North Queensland, NT & WA)

FLOWERS – sow ageratum, amaranthus, begonia, chrysanthemum, cockscomb, coleus, cosmos, dahlia, dianthus, everlasting daisy, gazania, geranium, gerbera, impatiens, kangaroo paw, marigold, nasturtium, petunia, portulaca, rudbeckia, salvia, snapdragon, sunflower, torenia, verbena and zinnia.

Dry Inland

(includes: Arid or Outback areas)

If planting flowers, use advanced pots to ensure a good flowering before it gets too hot (by November/December). Try petunia, vinca, cosmos, marigold, salvia, portulaca, nasturtium and zinnia. 

Temperate Areas

(includes: Sydney, coastal NSW & Victoria)

FLOWERS – sow amaranthus, aster, balsam, begonia, carnation, chrysanthemum, cockscomb, coleus, cosmos, dahlia, dianthus, everlasting daisy, gazania, gerbera, impatiens, marigold, nasturtium, petunia, phlox, Iceland poppy, portulaca, rudbeckia, salvia, snapdragon, sunflower, torenia, verbena and zinnia.

Cool & Southern Tablelands

(includes: Melbourne, Tasmania & cool highlands)

FLOWERS – sow alyssum, antirrhinum, aster, begonia, carnation, celosia, chrysanthemum, cineraria, cockscomb, coleus, cornflower, cosmos, dahlia, dianthus, foxglove, gazania, hollyhock, impatiens, lobelia, marigold, petunia, salvia and zinnia.

Mediterranean

(includes: Adelaide & Perth)

FLOWERS – sow alyssum, antirrhinum, aster, begonia, carnation, cornflower, cosmos, dahlia, daisies, dianthus, foxglove, gazania, impatiens, marigold, petunia, salvia and zinnia.

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