Garden Phlox has showy, fragrant flowers in pink, purple, white, or red. Ideal for finishing or high edges. Plant in a sunny to partially shaded spot. Phlox attracts butterflies.
The hardy hibiscus likes full sun and attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Flowering begins in late summer and produces huge buds in shades of red, pink, or white. The plant dies in winter and it is very late to end the dormant period. It's usually assumed to be dead, but give it some time and you'll be rewarded with spectacular colors!
Shasta Daisies will always brighten your day! This classic perennial has large white flowers that last well into early fall. The Shasta daisy thrives in well-drained soil that is not too nutrient-rich. Choose from several varieties for different heights
Coneflower is a plant that blooms in mid-summer and is perfect as a cut flower. There are many types of plants, and you will surely find one that suits your garden. Echinacea is deer resistant and attracts butterflies. Plant in full sun.
Rudbeckia or Black-eyed Susan is a must for the summer garden. It blooms from July to September, is deer and rabbit resistant, and attracts butterflies. Plant in full sun, and be sure to remove spent blooms for more flowering.
Perennial geranium makes an excellent bedding plant. The tiny, colorful flowers bloom for months from late spring. Plant in partial shade to full shade. It is rabbit resistant and attracts butterflies.
Lavender is a popular flower because of its wonderful scent. It makes an excellent bedding plant and likes well-drained soil. Plant in full sun. It is resistant to deer and rabbits and attracts butterflies. A great plant for drying and using in sachets or potpourri.
Coreopsis has sunny, daisy-like flowers that bloom in a variety of colors, yellow, pink, red, or two-tone. The flowers bloom from early summer to midsummer. Removing faded flowers will prolong flowering. They attract birds and butterflies. It grows 1 to 3 feet tall.
Bee Balm has showy flowers that bloom from July thru August. Its fragrance attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Plant in the sun to part shade. Grows about 1 to 4 feet tall.
Allium blooms in a variety of colors, including shades of yellow, white, pink, and purple. Alliums add whimsical structure to the garden with their tall, thick stems that support a spherical raceme of flowers.
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(Asclepias tuberosa). Butterfly weed is a tall, upright perennial that produces clusters of bright orange flowers. It is a magnet for butterflies and other pollinators. Butterfly weed prefers full sun and well-drained soil.