This cheerful mix of color is perfect for an informal backyard setting. And if you grow it outside your back door, it'll be convenient for cutting, too. Most of these flowers are annuals that will bloom in late summer. The Cut Flower Garden plan features dahlias, love-in-a-mist, snapdragons and more flowers great for cutting all summer.
Full Sun perennnial Companion Plants - Veronica (Speedwell), Knock Out roses, 'Happy Returns' Daylily, Coreopsis, Salvia, Purple Coneflower, Dianthus, and Japanese iris. This combination attracts birds & butterflies.
Pansies start the season and are followed by iris, peonies, and roses. The show keeps going into fall thanks to beautiful dahlias, balloon flowers, and more: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/plans/seasonal/long-blooming-garden-plans/?socsrc=bhgpin042514seasonlongplan&page=1