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Delphinium (Delphinium grandiflorum) 'Summer Nights' --- A lovely dwarf variety that reaches only 12" tall! 'Summer Nights' is great for an edging or container plant. Butterflies and hummingbirds love the masses of deep violet blue flowers in late spring through early summer. Full sun to partial shade.
What to Plant Together for a Picture-Perfect Flower Garden All Year Long
Having a beautiful garden in the early summer doesn't mean you have to plant a rainbow of colors. Instead, make a bigger impression by sticking with different versions of the same color. For example, only five species that flower in shades of blue, purple, and lavender were included in these narrow borders. Delphinium, foxglove, allium, agapanthus, and sea lavender are a blue ribbon combination.
Fall-Blooming Shrubs, Fall Color Shrubs & Fall Berry Shrubs
Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' and Little Lime™bloom in mid-summer and show lime-green flowers. The flowers then turning to white, light pink,deep rose and then cinnamon brown.'Limelight' can reach up to 8 feet tall. With yearly pruning. It can be kept under 6 feet tall. If you are looking for compactness, Little Lime™ tops out at 5 feet tall without pruning. Both hardy in zones 3 to 9 and do well in part sun to sun. Fire Light™, a new comer, has especially deep pink flowers in fall.
Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies to your garden can be easier than you think! We suggest planting an array of flowers and plants to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. We have put together a list of flowers and plants to cover your yard! We suggest Verbena’s, Trumpet Vine, Columbine, Phlox, Crossvine, Butterfly Bush, Lantana, Hibiscus, Cardinal Flower, Bee Balm, Penta, and Black and Blue Salvia.