For flower fanatics, summer is just another season which brings along vibrant Hues of bountiful blooms that brightens up containers, gardens and patio planters.
Summer bouquets and flower beds are not complete without the addition of seasonal flowers. Summer seasonals are available in a vibrant range of colours and varieties.
Periwinkles are available in a range of colors such as white, blue, pink, and red colour. Moss flowers (Portulaca species) is another flower that is easy to care for and easy to grow. These seasonal beauties are commonly found in most gardens, hanging baskets and container pots. They are widely used as a filler in patterned walkways and as a perfect low growing flowering seasonal. Periwinkles and Moss flowers thrive throughout the summer season.
Zinnia, Marigold & Gomprenas are available in different shades. Gomphrena sp with its unique round shaped flower is a visual treat and many cultivars have been propagated to exhibit shades of magenta, purple, red, orange and white. Zinnias are one of the easiest flowers to grow, as they grow quickly and bloom heavily. They can create a massive burst of color in your garden. Marigolds are a favorite, no-fuss annual that can bring the color of sunshine to your garden, as well as butterflies, bees, ladybugs, and other beneficial insects. Zinnias, Marigolds and Gomphrenas will flower in early summer time or late summer time. They are not suitable for peak summer.
If you are looking for perennial plants, Bougainvilleas and Plumerias are great options that will keep your garden looking beautiful all year round.