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10 Cottage Garden Plants To Grow

Jennifer Howard | Cottage on Bunker Hill

There are so many beautiful plant choices for a cottage style garden. Here are 10 popular ones to try!

01 Roses

 A classic choice for the cottage garden. Try the Knock Out line of roses that are easy care. Perfect for beginners.

 Peonies are garden show-offs! These gorgeous flowers bloom in late Spring...but only for a couple of weeks.



This fragrant herb is not only beautiful but also attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies.



 These tall, tubular flowers add height and drama to a cottage garden. A garden favorite for hummingbirds.



A flowering shrub in shades of blue, pink, and white. You can find hydrangeas in different sizes to suit your space

Echinacea commonly called coneflowers are not only easy to grow they are fantastic pollinators.


Sweet Peas are climbing flowers that bloom in early Spring. These tiny flowers are very fragarent.

07 Sweet Peas


Not only are daylilies super easy to grow they are available in a wide variety of sizes and colors.

08   Daylily


An old-fashioned garden favorite! The perfect flower for beginners and flowers all Summer long.

09  Daisies

Irises add pops of color to your garden in late Spring after the Spring bulbs have gone by.