17 Stunning Plants That Bloom all Summer Long

#11 Sunflowers

Sunflowers are perfect addition to a summer bloom. In fact, bees are attracted to this plant.

Sunflower plants are relatively easy to plant and grow. Sunflower plants can grow to be 10-15′ feet tall.  Sunflower plants grow facing the sun, so it’s important to choose a spot where the sun is behind you.

Where and How to Grow:
Requires full sun; regular water. Most grow as annuals in all US zones.

#12 Marigold Flowers

Marigolds look stunning in every flower bed setting and bloom through out summer

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Marigolds look beautiful in any flower bed setting. With there orange and yellow blooms, this plant will lighten up any garden.

Where and How to Grow:

Requires full sun; regular water. Grows as an annual in all US zones.

#13 Aster Plant

Aster dumosus plant that will bloom all summer long and looks great in any flower bed setting

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Few plants can brighten a tired corner like these tough perennials. They thrive through summer and bloom nearly nonstop into fall if you keep the spent flowers picked.

Where and How to Grow:

These plants require moderate sun and watering. These plants grow in zones 1-10

#14 Gaura ‘Belleza White’

Gaura Whirling Plant

compact upright habit of dainty white spiked star-shaped flowers resembling butterflies on sturdy stems.  Excellent in containers or borders or for cutting. Grows 12-18 inches with 18 inch spread.

Where and How to Grow:

Requires moderate watering and full sun. Grows in zones 5-10

#15 ‘Moonshine’ yarrow (Achillea)

Moonshine yarrow - a beautiful tall plant that blooms all summer long

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One of the most carefree and generous bloomers, yarrow has tight clusters of deep yellow flowers on 2-foot tall plants.

Where and How to Grow:

This plant requires moderate watering and full sun. This plant grows in zones 3-9

#16 Dahlia plant

Dahlia flower plant that blooms continously through out summer and into fall

Bold blooms in a range of vibrant colors grow from tuberous roots. We planted pink and coral decorative dahlias and a red-and-yellow, cactus-flowered variety. They can grow to be 6′ feet tall, so plan accordingly when planting — give enough room.

Where and How to Grow:

Dahlia’s require moderate watering and full sun. They grow in zones 8-10 However, they can grow in zone 7, as long as you protect the plant with a thicker layer of mulch.

#17 Penstemon (P.  gloxinioides)

Penstemon pinifolius plant that grows big and blooms all summer long

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These bushy plants are fairly short lived, but to make up for it, they produce lots of trumpet-shaped blooms over a long period. The Pink and white blossom looks fresh and springlike and will bloom late-spring into late summer.

Where and How to Grow:

These bushy flowers require moderate watering and full sunlight. These stunning plants can grow in zones 6-9.

Wow, these are some stunning flowers to consider in your garden. I hope you enjoyed this list of “17 plants that bloom all summer long.”

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