Summer Flowers and Plants

Carnation Flower

The Carnation flower (Dianthus Caryophyllus) is one of the more popular flowers that everyone recognizes. They are the typical staple to almost any flower arrangement. Not only do they look very pretty, they smell really good too.

A member of the Dianthus family, Carnations come in both annual and perennial form. They […]

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Calendula Flower

The Calendula flower also known as pot marigold is the October birth month flower. They begin to grow in the summer, and last throughout the fall.

They bloom in colors of orange and yellow. They are a member of the daisy family. They even slightly resemble a daisy. Except that they bloom […]

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Blanket Flower

Blanket Flower (Gaillardia) is a summer flower that has about 30 different species. They can be perennials, annuals, or even biennials. They resemble the daisy and come in a small variety of bright colors.

Gaillardia grows in shades of yellow, red, orange, and mahogany. They either grow in one color, or two. […]

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Bellflowers

Bellflowers (Campanula) are a plant that starts growing anywhere from the end of spring, to the beginning of summer. They come in different colors and in different shapes.

Obviously one of their shapes is bell shaped, hence the name Bellflower. They also can be shaped like stars or cup-shaped. Some even resemble […]

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Begonia Plants

Begonia plants are one of summer’s most delicate looking flowers. The soft colors of the petals make this plant look simply gorgeous. My favorite colors of this flower are the soft pinks, and of course the light peach ones. I always know summer is near when I start to see them […]

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Bee Balm

Bee Balm (Monarda) is a perennial plant that grows from midsummer to the beginning of fall. There are 15 different species of this flower, and some are known to be annuals.

When planted, they will grow in clumps. These clumps will spread out and you will have a lovely garden. This plant […]

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Baby’s Breath

Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila) begins to grow in the middle of summer. Being a perennial, this plant will grow again each summer.

Everyone has seen this flower before. It is the tiny delicate looking white, and sometimes pink, flowers that are commonly added to flower arrangements. Especially roses.

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Astilbe

Astilbe is a plant that you don’t usually see too often. Native to Japan and China, this plant blooms in the summer time.

This perennial flower comes in a variety of summery colors. Lilac, white, pink and red, are the common colors of this plant.

Astilbe Flower[…]

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