Cup shaped flowers are excellent additions to garden beds, borders and containers.
If you’re looking for flowers shaped like cups or bowls, you’re sure to find lots of beautiful options on this list.
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10 BEAUTIFUL CUP SHAPED FLOWERS
There are over 3000 different varieties of tulips including single tulips which have six petals that form the classic cup shape.
Tulip bulbs should be planted in fall for beautiful spring flowers.
They look great planted in clumps or mass plantings in the garden and you can also plant tulips in containers for beautiful spring color.
2. Chinese Magnolia / Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangeana)
Saucer magnolia trees grow up to 20 feet (6 metres) tall and produce an abundance of pink cup shaped flowers that look like tulips.
The flowers bloom on bare branches in early spring before the leaves appear.
3. Mexican Prickly Poppy (Argemone mexicana)
Prickly poppies are thistles with beautiful yellow cup shaped flowers.
They bloom from mid-spring to summer and can grow 18 inches (45 cm) tall.
All parts of the plant are toxic so don’t plant these flowers if you have pets or small children and wear thick gloves when you’re working with them.
Mexican prickly poppies are classified as weeds in some areas so check with your local authority before planting them.
4. Canterbury Bells
Canterbury bells are beautiful flower plants that can reach 2 feet (60 cm) tall.
They grow best in cool climates and can tolerate full sun or partial shade.
Canterbury bells are easy to grow from seed and they bloom from late spring throughout summer.
5. Winter Aconite
Winter aconite is a small yellow cup shaped flower that blooms in late winter or early spring.
They grow from tubers that spread easily, so after a few years you’ll have a beautiful carpet of yellow flowers.
Winter aconites are deer and rabbit resistant and they grow well underneath deciduous trees.
Gentian are beautiful wildflowers that are ideal for woodland gardens or rockeries.
They’re most commonly deep blue or purple in color but there are also white and red varieties available.
Gentian flowers can range in appearance from small cup shaped flowers to a deep funnel shape.
7. Mountain Laurel
Mountain laurel, also known as calico bush, is a beautiful flowering shrub that produces an abundance of small white flowers shaped like cups.
They grow in the same areas as rhododendrons and azaleas and do well in full sun or partial shade.
Crocus are gorgeous cup shaped flowers that pop up in late winter or early spring.
They’re part of the iris family and grow from corms, which are planted in fall.
Crocuses are perennials so they’ll keep coming back year after year.
9. Pasque flower
Pasque flowers are perennial wildflowers that bloom in early spring.
The beautiful purple flowers have bright yellow centers and they grow best in full sun.
Pasque flowers reseed easily so you’ll see new plants popping up the following year.
10. Morning Glory
The last cup shaped flower on this list is morning glory, a beautiful climbing flower vine that is perfect for a trellis or fence.
They’re also great for hanging baskets and containers.
The brightly colored flowers can be blue, purple, red, pink or white and they flower best in a spot with full sun.
Morning glories reseed very easily but you can remove the spent flowers to prevent unwanted plants in the garden. 
So there are 10 beautiful flowers shaped like cups or bowls to plant in your garden.
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