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Late Summer Flowers Other / Books

Late Summer Flowers

While gardeners may be happy enough with their gardens in spring and early summer, few feel so confident about prolonging the display. Thankfully, Late Summer Flowers shows how to extend the blooming season. By choosing plants that have a late flowering season, or offer such bonuses as attractive foliage, …

Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox' - windflower Plants / Perennials

Anemone hupehensis 'Praecox' - windflower

Praecox is earlier than other summer blooming anemones. It often starts flowering already in early August and continues until end September. It has 40-60 cm long stalks with up to 15 flowers of deep pink colour, 4-6 cm wide. The outter petals are slightly darker which makes another interesting dimension …

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' - Bride Whirling Butterfly Plants / Perennials

Bride Whirling Butterfly

Gaura The Bride forms a mat of soft foliage that contrasts beautifully with the delicate white flowers held on long thin stems. It suits natural style plantings. This makes it a good plant for a cottage garden, informal borders or flowering ground cover. Its lax growth habit makes it particularly useful …

Weigela florida 'Victoria' - weigela Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Weigela florida 'Victoria' - weigela

Weigelas are valuable garden shrubs that grow freely in almost any soil and require little maintenance. They are deciduous shrubs growing 1.5 – 2.0 tall and just a bit less wide. Leaves are ovate to oval. Bell or funnel shaped flowers come in many colours and appear at the end of spring / beginning …

Clematis chiisanensis 'Korean Beauty' - Clematis Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis chiisanensis 'Korean Beauty' - Clematis

Liven up your hanging basket, container plantings, or trellis this summer with this easy to grow Clematis. Flowering in only three months from sowing, you can use Korean Beauty almost anywhere, plus as a hardy perennial it will come back year after year. The nodding, rich yellow blooms are followed by …

Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana' - Rose of Sharon Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana' - Rose of Sharon

Diana has large, pure white blossoms without the purple eye, so typical for hibiscus. This makes it a very elegant flowering shrub that is popular in Californian style where masses of green leaves come first and then attractive flowers, preferable of one colour. And white remains the top favourite. …

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid Plants / Perennials

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid

How about a garden orchid? If you like unusual plants look at this princess from China. It is a hardy plant that can be planted outdoors down to USDA zone 5. Typically orchid-like flowers are magenta or lavender pink, 4-5 cm wide, borne at tips of 15-25 cm long stems. There can be 6-12 flowers on each …

Hibiscus syriacus 'Lady Stanley' - Rose of Sharon Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus syriacus 'Lady Stanley' - Rose of Sharon

Rose-of-Sharon deserves more attention for its abundant flowering in summer. These maintenance-free shrubs come from eastern Asia and are the inevitable ingredient of every summer garden which they highlight with a wide range of coloured flowers. There has been a number of cultivars available since its …

DVD Encyclopedia of Roses Other / Software, DVD

DVD Encyclopedia of Roses

In this fact-filled DVD, hosts Peter Seabrook and Anne Swithinbank show how you can produce more roses and better plants than ever before! You will learn to plant bare root and container grown bushes for long-term flowering, the right timing and correct techniques for pruning, the importance of fertilizers …

Hibiscus syriacus 'Hamabo' - Rose of Sharon Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus syriacus 'Hamabo' - Rose of Sharon

Rose-of-Sharon deserves more attention for its abundant flowering in summer. These maintenance-free shrubs come from eastern Asia and are the inevitable ingredient of every summer garden which they highlight with a wide range of coloured flowers. There has been a number of cultivars available since its …

Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina' - French Hollyhock Plants / Biennials

Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina' - French Hollyhock

This Old-Fashioned Striped Favorite Can Really Take the Heat! Masses of 2-inch lavender blooms,striped with purple, all summer long! This delightful charmer looks like it came from Grandmothers garden (and it probably did!), with soft lavender blooms merrily striped and scored in deep purple. The neatly-spaced …

Anemone 'Andrea Atkinson' - anemone, windflower Plants / Bulbs

Anemone 'Andrea Atkinson' - anemone, windflower

Andrea Atkinson is a later variety of anemone. It has 60-80 cm long stalks with snow-white camellia-like flowers with distinct yellow stamens. It starts blooming at the end of summer and continues until October. 3-palmate basal leaves are mid to dark green, sharply toothed, sparsely hairy beneath. …

Aconitum napellus - monkshood Plants / Perennials

Aconitum napellus - monkshood

Monkshood is a showy perennial flowering in summer. The flowers are indigo blue, formed in erect racemes on stems that can be 1.5 tall. Individual flowers open up from July and continue as the stems grow taller until end August. Leaves are deeply lobed, almost dissected, mid green, very ornamental. A …

Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone' - Rose of Sharon Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone' LAVENDER CHIFFON® - Rose of Sharon

LAVENDER CHIFFON® | Rose-of-Sharon deserves more attention for its abundant flowering in summer. These maintenance-free shrubs come from eastern Asia and are the inevitable ingredient of every summer garden which they highlight with a wide range of coloured flowers. There has been a number of cultivars …

Echinops ritro - Globe Thistle Plants / Perennials

Echinops ritro - Globe Thistle

Proper Name: Globe Thistle (Echinops ritro). Soft Violet-Blue Globes on Tall, Vigorous Plants! Blooms all summer! Splendid in dried arrangements! A mass of bobbing Globe Thistles, their softly-colored heads adding valuable blue color to the garden, is a spectacular sight in the summer sun! Ranging in …

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