Do you love peonies, hydrangeas, dahlias, daffodils, tulips, lilacs, coneflowers or sunflowers? Use our tips to choose and grow these flowers and other annuals and perennials in the Midwest.

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New Rose Varieties for Frills, Fragrance and Victorian Charm
Old-timey blooms are back in vogue—and none more so than roses. An Indiana pro shares her growing tips and recommendations.
How to Grow Peonies
Peonies' giant, color-packed blossoms invigorate any garden. Follow our guide to grow your own.
How to Grow Lavender in the Midwest
This pretty plant known for its soothing scent can thrive in the Midwest with lots of sun, drainage and room to grow.
How to Grow Hellebores for Early Spring Blooms
Irrepressible hellebores burst through the cold long before spring to delight us with sweet-looking, long-lasting flowers.

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12 Fragrant Flowers That Bring Natural Aromatherapy to Outdoor Spaces
Use these varieties to boost your mood and add another dimension to your garden.
How to Grow, Maintain and Display Beautiful, Fragrant Lilacs

Their pastel blooms last only a few fleeting weeks each year. But when you bury your face in a sweet-smelling bunch … bliss. The smell of springtime could hardly be lovelier—or easier to grow.