From the lightest tint of pink to the deepest shade of red, it is possible to find a flower for almost every color of the rainbow. Burgundy flowers, with their deep, rich red petals, are particularly striking and serve as stunning accents when mixed with lighter colored flowers in a garden or a bouquet. Many plants that produce burgundy flowers thrive and produce an abundant amount of flowers during their blooming period.
Tulip Burgundy Lace
Tulip burgundy lace (Tulipa Burgundy Lace) is aptly named for it stunning deep red flowers and delicately fringed edges. The bulbs for this perennial plant are planted in the fall, and blooming occurs in the spring. Beginning in April, the tulip blooms, and flowers typically last until the end of May. Tulip burgundy lace prefers full sun conditions with moist, but not wet, soil, according to the Gardener Help.org website. The flower's longevity once cut makes it a popular choice for fresh flowers. Tulip Burgundy Lace grows best in USDA planting zones 3 to 8.
Lisa Burgundy Dahlia
The Lisa burgundy dahlia (Dahlinova lisa burgundy) is well-known for its beautiful burgundy flowers with small yellow centers. The Lisa burgundy is a product of the dahlinova variety of dahlias, and it is enjoyed by many gardeners for its extended flowering period, as well as for its longevity once cut. Blossoming begins in early summer and continues until early fall. Dahlia thrives in full sun and should be protected from any threat of shade, according to the Floridata website. Water dahlias frequently, and keep soil moist and well-drained. Dahlia is a perennial plant that is hardy in USDA planting zones 8 to 11.
Burgundy Gerbera Daisy
The gerbera daisy (Gerbera jamesonii), often referred to as the African daisy, blooms in a wide array of vibrant colors, including pink, yellow, white and orange. The burgundy gerbera daisy is a stunning shade of deep red with a dark burgundy center. Gerbera daisies grow to slightly over a foot in height, with flowers usually between 2 to 4 inches in width. Gerbera daisies begin to bloom in the summer and, in warmer areas, continue to produce flowers up until the first frost. Bloomed flowers are know for their longevity and often live for up to six weeks. These daisies prefer full sun conditions with moist but well-drained soil. If the soil is overly wet, the plant begins to rot, according to the Floridata website. Gerbera daisies are hardy in USDA planting zones 9 to 11.
Burgundy gaillardia (Gaillardia Burgundy), commonly known as blanket flower, is named for its tendency to cover the prairies of North America like a blanket. Flowers are a striking deep wine-red with yellow centers and yellow fringed petal edges. These hardy plants are easy to grow and flourish with minimal care. Gaillardia are prolific bloomers and begin to blossom in the early summer. Flowering continues until early fall. The large burgundy flowers are 3 inches across, and the burgundy gaillardia plants can grow higher than 2 feet. Their longevity makes them a popular garden choice. In order to flourish, full sunlight is necessary, as well as moist, well-drained soil. If the plant receives too much water, it will begin to wilt, according to the Perennial Resource website. Burgundy Gaillardia is hardy in USDA planting zones 3 to 10.