'Rozanne' Geranium I fell in love with this plant at first sight. It offers gorgeous lavender-blue flowers from early summer all the way to frost, attractive variegated foliage, and it's a cinch to care for. 'Rozanne' is definitely a winner! Name: Geranium 'Rozanne' Size To 1 foot tall and 3 feet wide Zones: 5-9 Plant it with: White shrub roses, yellow coreopsis, or perennial hibiscus
Coreopsis One of the longest bloomers in the garden, coreopsis produces (usually) sunny yellow daisylike flowers that attract butterflies. Coreopsis, depending on the variety, also bears golden-yellow, pale yellow, pink, or bicolor flowers. It will bloom from early to midsummer or longer as long as it's deadheaded.
A Corner of Perennials Long-blooming Shasta daisy lies at the heart of this spring-through-frost garden. The plants are all beautiful and easy to grow. Garden size: 9 by 8 feet. Download this free plan!
Plants That Beat the Summer Heat | Verbena...The numerous selections of this flower are some of the garden’s most colorful, useful, and easy-to-grow plants. They bloom in late spring, thrive in heat, and tolerate drought.
4 Tips for Outdoor Summer Entertaining: Mosquito Repelling
1. Get Rid of The Pests! I love to entertain outdoors in the Spring and Summer. Until, of course, the bugs com out. If you get tired of spray and pesticides, try a placing mosquito-repelling potted plants...