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Eco-friendly summer gardening is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding types of gardening, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start.
By choosing the right one summer flowers to brighten up your garden, you can give yourself the means to have the most dynamic summer garden possible. First of all, it is important to take into account the climate in which your plants will grow. Do they need more or less shade? Will they be in direct or indirect sunlight?
Developing a strategy for the placement of plants in your garden will be worthwhile when planting summer flowers. Below are five of the best eco-conscious full sun perennials that will withstand the hot summer heat.
1) Susan with black eyes
Similar to the daisy, this flower can hold up well in high temperatures. It comes in a few varieties, like Cherry Brandy, and can bloom all summer long in beautiful yellow tones.
2) Millions of bells
Looking like tiny petunias in a rainbow of colors, these plants are a fun addition to any garden that needs a splash of color. This flower is typically potted to avoid overwatering and add to your sustainable and eco-friendly garden.
3) Texas Bluebell
With shades of purple, blue, pink, white and pale green, the Texas Bluebell is a must-have for any flower garden enthusiast. Known as the prairie gentian, this flower is a lovely addition to your garden.
Because these flowers bloom for up to six months, they are perfect for any gardener who wants to spend a lot of time in their garden. These fun and bright flowers are available in Green Envy, Double Scoop Cranberry, Yellow My Darling, and a few other varieties. They have lasting personalities!
5) Russian sage
This plant is especially sought after in wooded areas with forest animals as it is said to be resistant to deer and rabbits. It blooms in midsummer and is a nice touch for gardens.
Check out the infographic below if you want to learn more about flowers to add to your garden to allow it to thrive and grow in the most environmentally friendly way possible.
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