What Are Some Common Yellow Flowers?


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Some common yellow flowers are sunflowers, black-eyed susans, daylilies, coreopsis and yarrow. Some others are daffodils, yellow roses, marigolds, irises and pansies. Chrysanthemums, tulips and daisies also come in yellow varieties.

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Sunflowers come in many varieties that grow from 3 feet to 12 feet high, with some producing blooms that are 12 inches wide. Black-eyed susans come in varying heights, from 2 to 8 feet tall. They have a long blooming season and are known to attract butterflies. Daylilies are easy to grow as long as they get full sun and well-drained soil. Coreopsis grows in bright bunches and thrives in full sunlight. Yarrow grows to be about 2 feet tall and produces abundant bright yellow flower clusters. Yarrow dries well for use in crafts and displays.

Daffodils are a classic spring flower resistant to deer and rabbits. Yellow rose varieties such as the Graham Thomas rose are highly fragrant and relatively easy to cultivate. Yellow marigolds come in different varieties from low-growing dwarf styles to African types that can reach 4 feet tall. Some strains are even edible. Irises are known for their dramatic, crepe-like blooms and there are hundreds of yellow varieties alone. Yellow pansies grow to about 4 to 8 inches tall and are edible.

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