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.

Ligularia (Ligularia), Zones 4 to 8

These golden flower spikes, reaching about 4 feet tall, love moisture and will add quite a bit of interest if planted near a backyard pond or stream. If you don’t have water, ligularia prefers sun and reliably moist soil.

Try This: Surrounded by a clump of dense foliage, Bottle Rocket ligularia’s flowering stems shoot straight up, showing off the mustard yellow blooms.

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