12 Flowers That'll Bloom Even In The Dead Of Winter

There's hope after all.

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Flower lovers, you don't have to pack away your gardening tools once cold weather hits. There are plenty of flowers that'll bloom even in the dead of winter, so if you aren't sure which buds to plant this season, let us get you on the right track. Promise you won't have to wait until spring to enjoy your garden again.

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English Primrose

While most primroses bloom in the spring, the is a go-to in the winter. They come in nearly every color, and can make your yard feel a bit more sunny when it's gray and miserable outside.

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Pansy

These are a must in your winter garden. They bloom for a long period of time (through much of the winter in the West), and come in a range of colors, including both solid and bicolor. Choose a deep purple if you want to live your most wintry life.

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Winter Jasmine

The good news: This jasmine can bloom in the winter, and will stand out in a snow-covered backyard—but don't expect the signature Jasmine fragrance. These flowers are .

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Hellebore

There's a reason this flower is nicknamed the Christmas rose: It can bloom in the when everything else is frozen thanks to its deep growing root system—just make sure to protect it from harsh winter winds. Look for them in early winter in warmer climates, and in late winter in chillier locales.

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Witch Hazel

The on this tree sprout in winter and cluster together on branches. They're a colorful addition to your otherwise white (thanks, snow) and brown backyard.

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Holly Bushes

You might recognize these red berries from your holiday decorations in large part because they can survive harsh winters, but consider yourself warned: . Another perk? This bush also produces little white flowers during the spring.

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Pieris Japonica

The buds on these plants thrive in the cooler months of temperate climates. Blooms develop produced in late fall, but remain unopened until the very end of winter (February or early March). At this point, they produce of urn-shaped flowers.

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Honeywort

These plants are native to the Mediterranean and are known as hardy annuals that grow in the winter of warmer climates. Even cooler? The as it gets colder outside.

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Kaffir Lily

The are most common in late winter and early spring and produce tall stalks lined with leaves and bright blooms, however, they don't bide well in frosty conditions so a temperate climate is ideal.

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Sweet Alyssum

A light frost is no problem for these (that were once used to cure rabies). Since they're hardy, they're best suited for fall, winter, and early spring.

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Winter Honeysuckle

If you want one of winter's best scents, look no further: The creamy-white flowers on this plant develop in the winter and are . Depending on where you live you could see flowers bloom from November to April.

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Camellia

These beautiful flowers, which range in color from right to pink to a dark crimson, can bloom You'll find the best results in temperate climates where they can receive four to six hours of sunlight.

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