Endless Summer!
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Zinnia Garden!
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And just like THAT ... it's time to think about your FABULOUS SUMMER GARDEN!

As the season slowly shifts to sunny Summer, we find ourselves unceremoniously ripping out our Spring annuals (so floriferous, they've been blooming their heads off since March) and replanting our demonstration gardens with big-bang-for-the-bloom Summer-to-Fall favorites that promise to evoke ooohs and aaahs from our visitors come June all the way to September (and beyond!).

With longer days affording a few more precious minutes in the garden, you'll find yourself out enjoying the buzzing bees and cutting bouquets in your own Summer paradise ... that is IF you get a move on and plant some simple Summer season extenders soon!

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Looking for pointers on how to pump up your Summer Garden?
Check out our Get Ready For Summer Tutorial!

Zinnia elegans  ‘Giant Violet Queen’
Geranium ‘Orion’
Zinnia elegans  ‘Giant Violet Queen’
You'll bow down in awe when these majestic magenta 6" blooms unfurl their zillions of petals on long stems perfect for bouquets. Old-fashioned and self-sowing, no Summer garden is complete without cheery Zinnias! See all our Zinnias!
Geranium ‘Orion’
Outstanding in every way, 'Orion' is the kind of stupendously floriferous, long-lived and reliable perennial us gardeners rely on! Deer resistant, heat tolerant and hardy to USDA zone 4! What else could you ask for?
Clematis macropetala 'Blue Bird'
Achillea millefolium 'Cameo'

Clematis macropetala 'Blue Bird'
Unfazed by heat, cold or humidity and prized for its toughness, vigorous ‘Blue Bird’ boasts flocks of semi-double lantern-like blooms from Spring to mid-Summer. Tolerates shade and blooms on old wood – no pruning necessary! Hardy USDA zone 4!

Achillea millefolium 'Cameo'
Lovely and oh so easy to grow! This compact peach-hued “yarrow” provides a touch of delicate beauty despite being tough-as-nails! Handles heat drought and poor soils including clay with ease! Deer and rabbit resistant! Hardy USDA zone 3!

Dahlia ‘Dark Side of the Sun’
Tanacetum parthenium aureum
“Golden Feverfew"
Dahlia ‘Dark Side of the Sun’
Not a dwarf “gas station” Dahlia so common these days, but a gardenworthy specimen to 4' x 4'. Blooms Summer thru Fall with boatloads of luminous apricot-brushed golden blooms atop luscious chocolate-black foliage. Hardy USDA zone 9, lift tubers in Winter.
Tanacetum parthenium aureum
“Golden Feverfew"

Luminous lime green foliage mounds 14" x 20" contrast nicely with neighbors, plus you get little white daisies! Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Self-sows. Hardy USDA zone 5.
Digitalis purpurea 
'Dalmatian Peach' Hollyhock 'Halo Candy' Salvia 'Amistad'
Digitalis purpurea
'Dalmatian Peach'

Blooming its FIRST YEAR, this naturally compact “Foxglove” produces 2’ peachy pink spikes perfect for middle of the bed or a large container (10 gal.+). No staking! Hardy USDA zone 4!

Hollyhock 'Halo Candy'
A timeless classic flush with sweetheart pink flowers and bold black currant eyes. Easy to grow, long blooming and perennial, too! To 6’ tall x 3-4’ around, it blooms Summer thru Fall! Rust resistant and hardy to USDA zone 3!

Salvia 'Amistad'
Sumptuous purple blooms in midnight-hued calyxes appear Spring thru Fall on this fast-grower! Reaches 6' its first year, bloomin' all the while! Evergreen in frost-free zones, part shade in hot areas. Hardy USDA zone 8.
Agastache aurantiaca ‘Coronado’ Buddleja davidii 'Ellen's Blue' Heliotropium arborescens ‘Alba’
Agastache aurantiaca ‘Coronado’
A robust wildflower from Northern Mexico with tubular apricot-red blooms bursting with nectar, attracting hummingbirds from far and wide! Unparalleled Summer color for hot and dry gardens! Hardy to USDA zone 4!
Buddleja davidii
'Ellen's Blue'

Vibrant violet-blue flower spikes are studded with brilliant red-orange eyes. Grows to a modest and manageable 5-6' tall. So easy to grow and much loved by butterflies! Deer and gopher resistant, hardy to USDA zone 5!
Heliotropium arborescens ‘Alba’
THE BEST and most fragrant Heliotrope! Vigorous and long-lived, this shade loving perennial smells like birthday cake! Hard to find these days, it's been replaced by inferior annual varieties. Great in a container. Drought tolerant, deer resistant. Butterflies love it!
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