Top 10 Classic Yellow Flowers

Yellow flowers add a splash of cheerful color to the garden. See our top picks and recommendations.

They say if you have a yellow personality type, you’re cheerful, friendly and fun to be around. I’d say the same is true of yellow flowers, wouldn’t you? You can find yellow blooms for a wide range of garden styles, from high-impact modern landscapes to romantic cottage flower beds. Consider these 10 yellow picks, sure to be a welcome addition to your space.

Goldenrod (Solidago), Zones 4 to 9

Known for its small yellow elongated flower heads, goldenrod grows along roadsides, riverbanks and in prairies. A late bloomer, it’s ideal for planting in a late-summer border or native garden. Reaching up to 3 feet high, this charming plant combines well with ornamental grasses.

Try This: Goldrush goldenrod is a butterfly favorite, with masses of yellow flowers that nearly conceal the pretty green foliage.

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