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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, …

Saponaria officinalis - Soapwort Plants / Perennials

Saponaria officinalis - Soapwort

Low growing groundcover, profusion of light pink flowers throughout the summer. Easy to grow, great for spilling over rocks and walls. Traditionally used as soap. Grows 3 inches tall. Prefers sun. Hardy in zones 5-9. Easy to grow! …

Filipendula vulgaris - Meadowsweet Plants / Perennials

Filipendula vulgaris - Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet (Filipendula vulgaris) Beautiful ivory blooms in summer! Evergreen perennial thrives in drought, poor soil! Ivory flowers in summer. Foliage is evergreen in warm areas. Tolerates drought, poor soil. …

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 …

Belamcanda chinensis - Leopard Lily Plants / Perennials

Belamcanda chinensis - Leopard Lily

An unusual perennial for the warm sunny border with sword-like rich green leaves and clusters of delightfully speckled flowers, for the first time offered in a wide range of colors. In autumn the seed pods burst to reveal clusters of black seeds like blackberries. Will flower in its first summer from …

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii - Perennial Snapdragon Plants / Perennials

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii - Perennial Snapdragon

This wonderful plant was originally found only in Spain and Portugal. Bright yellow 3 lobed flowers, with a hint of cream will brighten up any garden in the summer sun. Its candelabra shape and naturally branching habit makes it ideal for the middle of a border or large container. It blooms all summer …

Iris 'Champagne Elegance' - Bearded Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris 'Champagne Elegance' - Bearded Iris

White and apricot flowers, re-blooms later in the summer. These Iris are outstanding for their unusual color, design and sturdy, vigorous growth habit. They are hardy, disease and drought-resistant plants. Long blooming in the spring and early summer, with handsome green sword like foliage. They enjoy …

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 …

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 …

Clematis 'General Sikorsky' - Clematis Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis ´General Sikorsky' - Clematis Vine

This profuse bloomer produces huge 6-8 in diameter, dark lavender flowers with a tint of red in the center. Blooms from June to September. Flowers primarily from the previous years stems in early summer, but there is also a second flush later in the summer on the new growth. To 8-10 tall. This winner …

Oxalis valdiviensis 'Lucky Gold' - Shamrock Plants / Annuals

Oxalis valdiviensis 'Lucky Gold' - Shamrock

An attractive plant that can be used as a summer annual or as a shamrock pot plant for St Patricks day celebrations. The leaves are bright green and have a perfect shamrock shape with three leaflets. Multiple seedlings in a small pot will give a good effect in approx 2 months from sowing. Flowers during …

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 …

Arum italicum - lords and ladies Plants / Perennials

Arum italicum - lords and ladies

Lords-and-ladies is an old favourite among tuberous plants. And as you can tell by the Latin name, it does not come from Bangladesh though it looks rather exotic. The arrow-shaped leaves are very attractive, marbled green with conspicuous creamy white or yellowish veins. They are popular for flower bouquets. …

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. …

Duchesnea indica - Indian Strawberry, Mock Strawberry Plants / Perennials

Duchesnea indica - Indian Strawberry, Mock Strawberry

A semi- evergreen trailing perennial, this species grows to a height of 4 in (10 cm) and multiplies rapidly by runners to an indefinite spread. It is useful as a ground cover and for bed edging, hanging baskets and pots. It has dark green leaves and bright, 1 in (25 mm) wide, yellow flowers from spring …