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Red Penstemon-truly awesome color and the butterflies and humminbirds love it

Robust Milkweed is a butterfly magnet, attracting butterflies to the garden in droves. It is a low mounding perennial that blooms throughout the summer in borders of a country style or cottage garden. It performs best in a sunny spot.

Bee Balm - It grows over 6 feet tall, smells great, self seeds and attracts hummingbirds.

from eBay

40 Plants That Attract Hummingbirds

Love hummingbirds? There are many different flowering plants you can add to your garden or balcony to attract and nourish these beautiful birds. Have a look at the suggestions and see what would work in your yard. Hummingbirds, like bees and butterflies,

from Better Homes and Gardens

The 13 Best Summer-Blooming Shrubs

Spirea There's a good reason spirea is a common sight in city plantings, at restaurants and even gas stations: It's a no-brainer to grow. And spirea is beautiful; in midsummer, it produces clusters of raspberry-rose flowers. Many varieties, such as 'Goldmound', also offer attractive golden or lime-green foliage. Name: Spiraea japonica Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones: 4-9 Learn more about spirea.

Butterfly Blue Scabiosa Butterflies simply love them! This terrific plant starts blooming by early summer and continues blooming until mid fall. Deadheading will ensure continued blooming. An excellent choice for mass planting, edging borders, containers and rock gardens. Product Information: Light: Full sun to partial shade Height: 12-15" Deer Resistant Bloom Time: Summer Size: Potted Zones: 3 to 9

Allium ‘Millenium’ is a versatile perennial for a sunny garden because of its compact upright habit and resistance to all types of pests. It is also drought tolerant and loved by butterflies and bees. Though the fragrant blooms are very attractive in midsummer, the seed heads are the real floral feature. They last for several months, providing interest in the garden until late winter.

from Old Farmer's Almanac

Gladiolus

Gladiolus Garden! Beautiful cut flowers!

Purple : Amethyst Myst Heuchera (Heuchera) : 10″ with 20-26″ flower stems : part sun to full shade : blooms late spring to early summer