Melampodium: Our Favorite Flowers Pinterest Facebook Twitter Email Related To: Flowers Plants Gardening Melampodium paludosum ~Showstar~ (01) Bloom Melampodium paludosum ~Showstar~ (01) Melampodium will begin blooming in late spring and continue into early fall. It grows best in moist soil and full sun. Choose compact cultivars such as ‘Million Gold’ or ‘Showstar’ (above). Next Up Heliotrope: Our Favorite Flowers This perennial offers a double-whammy of pretty flowers and a heady, vanilla scent. Gayfeather: Our Favorite Flowers Charm your garden with these beautiful specimens. Ligularia (Leopard Plant): Our Favorite Flowers Take off with these rocket-shaped flowers. Parrot’s Beak: Our Favorite Flowers These lobster claw shaped blooms are sure to attract attention in your garden. Japanese Anemone: Our Favorite Flowers These beautiful blooms will shine in any garden. Masterwort: Our Favorite Flowers Scent up your garden with these fragrant flowers. Our Favorite Flowers: Allium Spacey, globe-shaped flowers make this flower pop. Pincushion Flower: Our Favorite Flowers These beauties hold their color all season long with regular pruning. Garden Gem: Jewelweed This colorful annual is one cool plant. Plumerias and More The plumeria can be grown in areas where it's not hardy if it's brought inside for the winter.