10 Garden Flowers that Can Help to Sell Your Property

Did you know that an average garden in the UK has a total investment of £1.790 by the house owners?

Revealed in a recent study by Homebase, they also set a list of garden flowers that are most attractive to a house-hunters and might help to sell your house!

According to the study, “Gardens are also crucial to a home’s attractiveness on the property market, with two-fifths of Britons saying they would not buy a property unless it had a decent garden.”

What’s are the other things that house hunters are looking at when buying a house? When it comes to the garden, there are clear winners:

“Househunters identified a pleasant lawn as the garden item most likely to convince them to buy a house, outstripping sheds, ponds and vegetable patches. The three garden flowers most likely to help sell a property were roses, lavender and fuchsia.”

Here is a list of the top ten plants for your garden, if you want to increase your chance of house sale!

Do you have any of these in your garden? Would you consider planting them or doing other garden work to improve your chances for house sale? Leave a comment below. 

10) Sunflowers

Bright and cheerful sunflowers are the tenth most likely garden flower to cement a house sale.


9) Hydrangea

Hydrangea’s billowing blossoms come in at number nine.

8) Geraniums

One of Britain’s most popular perennials, geraniums take eighth place.

7) Jasmine

At number seven, it’s fragrant jasmine.

6) Lilies

One of the most magnificent garden bulbs, it’s no surprise that lilies tend to impress potential house hunters.


5) Sweet peas

These colorful plants are easy to grow, and have a lovely scent.

4) Tulips

There are few plants more cheering than a tulip, which may be why house hunters are drawn to them.


3) Fuchsia

At number three is fuchsia, a pretty shrub with unusually-shaped flowers.

2) Lavender

Beautifully scented Lavender, which thrives in sunny gardens, is the second most popular plant.

1) Roses

And in first place? It’s roses.



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Lily Calyx is our in-house flower whisperer, an expert on all things botanical and an enthusiastic orchids collector. She loves discussing the insights of the secret world of flowers, shares her gardening tips and hacks and moons over the latest additions to Serenata Flowers flower range. Ask Lily anything about flowers and we can guarantee she will have the answer.


  1. sussexgardengirl

    Surprising Wisteria doesn't feature.

  2. Christine

    Have Hydrangea, Jasmine,Fuchsia, Lavender and rose garden

  3. We have Jasmine. It is a very rumbustious plant that spreads like mad and takes a lot of control.

  4. Muriel Thompson

    Walls covered with clematis in full bloom would do it for me.

  5. InstaCleanse FX

    This is a topic which is close to my heart…
    Take care! Exactly where are your contact details though?

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