Find your Flowers: 5 Best Summer Flowers For your Garden

What are the best summer flowers for your garden?

summer flowers in the garden

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With summer in full swing, beautiful hydrangeas and peony flower beds decorate front lawns in a rainbow of vibrant colors. Who wouldn’t want their garden to look luscious with blooming flowers at every corner without much lawn care?

If you are looking to enhance your garden, planting a variety of summer flowers is a great way to spruce up your garden’s looks and support its ecosystem. Below are flower suggestions that you can use to transform your bleak garden into a delightful backyard aesthetic no matter what your climate may be. 

Full sun perennials

When choosing flowers, it is important to consider how much sunlight exposure there may be in your garden. Here are a few styles of flowers that will thrive in strong rays of sunlight. 

Lemonade sedum

These delightful white and yellow flowers do not require much maintenance and bloom past the summer. If you happen to have a busy schedule or are a work-from-home mom with a lot to do on her plate, these easy flowers might be best for you.

Black-eyed Susan

Black-eyed Susan‘s are similar to daisies as they can grow in extreme heat and bloom often. There are many different species of this flower, but the most popular is the yellow kind. 

Russian sage

If you live near a wooded or remote area, these flowers may be best for you. They are deer and rabbit-resistant flowers, so you won’t have to worry about furry friends munching down on your newly potted plants. They are a beautiful pink color that blooms in the mid-summer months. 


These flowers can bloom for up to six months which makes them some of the longest blooming flowers on our list. There are some beautiful varieties of this flower that include Double Scoop Cranberry, Yellow My Darling, and Tennessee People. Quite the funny names!


This popular flower comes in purple, pink, and white ones that will make your garden look spectacular. As they happen to attract helpful insects and pollinators, they will help your garden ecosystem thrive. 

If you are interested in learning more about which flowers to plant in your garden this summer, see this infographic from Angi to make your backyard look like the best flower garden on the block.


summer flowers in the garden

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