Late July to Mid-August is the ideal time to plant irises.
Planting sedums in summer increases their chances for winter survival.
Succession planting nigella throughout the summer will keep this flower in bloom.
Tropical hibiscus plants can appreciate warm summer weather.
With oddly shaped flowers in purple, red, orange and gold, celosia blooms look like something from under the sea.
Marigolds are beloved not only for their bright orange flowers, but also for their ability to keep bugs at bay.
Scabiosa is a versatile summer flower that performs well in cut flower arrangements and as a flower for drying.
Corncockle is another flower that can be succession sewn for continuous blooms.
Canna lilies last a long time as cut flowers.