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There are few plants that flower all summer long and literally require no water at all during the growing season once established... Chocolate Flower (Berlandiera lyrata) is one of those few. The cheery yellow, daisy-like flowers begin blooming in early summer and continue into fall. Chocolates Flower, Flower Berlandiera, Yard Gardens, Lyrata Chocolates, Backyard Outdoor, Plants Selection, Daisies Lik Flower, Yellow Flower, Gardens Plants
SONORAN SUNSET® hyssop (Agastache cana 'Sinning' PP13,673) makes a stunning specimen plant in mid summer. Here it's framed by other hyssops, russian sage, purple cone flower, ornamental grasses, sages and even yuccas. Give it plenty of room to grow so that the full form can be appreciated.
KANNAH CREEK® (Eriogonum umbellatum var. aureum ‘Psdowns’) earns high marks for being adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions. Once established this showy perennial needs only occasional watering to grow and flower successfully. The real beauty of KANNAH CREEK® Buckwheat is its ability to thrive in the rugged extremes of our Colorado climate.
Bellflower- best plants for cottage gardens This tough perennial produces spikes of white or blue blooms in early and midsummer. Like most cottage garden plants, the flowers are great for cutting. Name: Campanula percisifolia Growing conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Height: To 3 feet tall Zones: 3-8, depending on variety More on Growing Bellflower
Lupines are herbaceous perennials whose large, pea-like flowers come in amazing colors and combinations. Grown in full to part sun, they do not tolerate heat or humidity well. Getting 2-3' tall, they bloom in early to midsummer. Deer resistant, easy to grow, they are used in beds, borders, containers, and slopes. Zones 4-8
Coralbells' bright red, pink, or white flowers are perfect fillers between bigger blooms. They last a long time when cut -- and appear over a period of several weeks in the garden. Zones 3-9 Learn more about growing coralbells.