Summer Flowers and Plants

Azalea Flower

The Azalea flower is another one of summer’s most beautiful shrubs. They actually begin to grow in the spring, and continue their growth in the summer months.

Azaleas belong to the Rhododendron family. There are about 25 different species of this shrub. They grow well in a flowerbed surrounded […]

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Sunflower

Sunflower (Helianthus annus)

The sunflower can be spotted in yards and gardens across the United States. Growing sunflowers is simply as easy as sowing seeds and these beauties can make a stunning addition to gardens without being time and labor intensive.

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Zinnia Flowers

Zinnia flowers are a summer flower favorite of mine, and possibly a lot of other peoples too. What’s not to love with the warm colors, the bright green foliage, and of course the versatility these plants have to offer.

They are annual plants that are as easy to grow as they are […]

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Yarrow Plant

Yarrow plant (Achillea) is a perennial flower that begins to bloom in the middle of summer. If taken care of properly, they will continue to grow until the end of summer. Don’t worry! They are easy to care for.

While planting Yarrow, be sure to space the plants about a foot apart. […]

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Wormwood Plant

Wormwood plant (Artemisia) is a perennial shrub that grows in the summer months. While it has been known to grow from spring all the way to fall, it is primarily seen all throughout the summer season.

This shrub is mainly grown for its foliage. The foliage from this shrub is really lovely. […]

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Water Lily Plants

Water Lily plants (Nymphaeaceae) grow and live in freshwater. They are planted in soil that is underneath the water, and when ready the leaves and flowers float up to the surface.

They are the July birth month flower. This may be because they grow during the summer months.

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Tickseed

Tickseed (Coreopsis) is a summer flower that grows in many different varieties. Not only can you choose different colors, you can also choose to grow perennial flowers or annual ones.

Although a majority of this plant grows in a yellow color, you can also grow Coreopsis in colors like pink and two […]

2017-08-25T12:11:09-04:00

Speedwell

Speedwell (Veronica) is another summer plant that grows out of the ground, looking like a spike. They are about 1 to 4 feet tall and grow throughout the whole summer season.

On each stem many little spike like flowers grow. The flowers come in shades of blue, pink, purple, white or red.

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Snapdragon Flowers

Snapdragon flowers (Antirrhinum) are one of summers most bright and colorful flowers. Growing in colors of bright reds, pinks, oranges, purples, white and yellow, the Snapdragon is a great flower to have to brighten up you garden.

When in full bloom, they look like spikes shooting up from the ground with colorful […]

2017-08-25T12:23:23-04:00

Sage Plant

Sage plant (Salvia) comes in both annual and perennial forms. They are small plants that grow tubular shaped flowers that resemble tiny spikes.

While there are two types of this flower, both varieties grow best in lots of sun. They are easy to grow and begin their show in the beginning of […]

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