5 Plants That Bloom Best in the Summer

When summer heat picks up, most of us find it rather tiring to work in the garden. That’s the reason why you need to look for plants that can bloom profusely, without much of your pampering.
Check out this list of best plants to make your garden colourful and lush in summer.

1. Coreopsis (Tickseed)

If you’re looking for low maintenance, drought tolerant and long blooming plant then coreopses are a perfect choice. Its bright colour evokes a cheerful feeling that’s sure to add colour to your garden. This daisy-like flower range in colours from bright yellow and orange to pink and lavender, are also known to attract bees and butterflies.

2. Dahlia

Nothing looks more spectacular in the garden than Dahlia in the late summer. One of the best things about this plant is how abundantly they bloom. The flowers come in various warm colours and can reach a height of 5-30 cm in diameter. The plant needs at least 8 hours of direct sunlight; therefore, it makes an ideal plant to have in your garden during summer.

3. Marigold

Marigolds are an easy annual plant perfect for first-time gardeners. One of the traits of these flowers is that they bloom brightly all summer long without much attention. The colour of marigolds differs from yellow to golden. They are also considered as a natural bug repellent.

4. Lily

Although lilies may look delicate, they put up a tough fight against extreme weather conditions. Besides their eye-catching colour, they are easy to grow plants and are low maintenance. They don’t have a scent; however, the oriental lilies have a strong fragrance. Have them in your garden in summer and see how it livens up everything.

5. Petunia

Petunias are prolific bloomers throughout the summer, except in extreme heat. The flower comes just about in every colour but true blue. Their distinct feature is the wide trumpet-shaped petals and branching foliage that is hairy and sticky. If you’re looking for a plant to give your garden a splashy and delightful display, then Petunias are the ideal plant to have.
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