The Best Blooms in New Zealand


New Zealand is filled with beautiful natural wonders wherever you go. Mountain ranges, glaciers, lakes, coastlines, bushlands, and so much more to marvel upon on. Here, you can also see vistas of breath-taking flower fields.

Outside your front door, you get to see some native plants and flowers along the streets and surrounding greenspace. New Zealand is home to more than 2,000 types of plants and flowers. So, if you are in search of pretty and vibrant flowers, you’ll find them here.

Here is a list of the best blooms here in the country.

Sweet Peas

The Best Blooms in New Zealand Sweet Peas - The Best Blooms in New Zealand

You are sure to see Sweet Peas in several gardens and flower fields. People in New Zealand mostly plant seeds during late winter or early spring. That way, the soil is dry enough and would be suitable to grow this flower.

Sweet Peas are known for their mild yet pleasant fragrance. This flower is floriferous and comes in different colours. They don’t last that long but they are sure to brighten up your day.


The Best Blooms in New Zealand Dahlias - The Best Blooms in New Zealand

Dahlias are representations of so many things including creativity, inner-beauty, inner-strength, grace, change, hope, etc. These flowers are known for their bright and bold colours paired with different forms and sizes.

The dahlia is known all over the world, but did you know that New Zealand plants and grows the best Dahlias there are? Dahlias are the cousins of Sunflower, Daisy, Chrysanthemum and Zinia.

Here in New Zealand, Dahlia seeds are planted during the winter to have them ready and blooming during the summer. That is why summer in New Zealand is lively with Dahlias growing all over.


The Best Blooms in New Zealand Gladioli - The Best Blooms in New Zealand

Gladioli is mostly known for its long firm stem. The blooming process is like a caterpillar turning into a beautiful butterfly. To be more specific, this type of floral produces shower-shaped leaves. Their brilliant ruffled flowers are truly one of the most beautiful things you will ever see.

Gladioli comes in many colours including yellow, orange, lavender, red, pink, green and more.

Trust us, you can’t go wrong with any of these flowers. Buy them today here at Riccarton Florist.