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Summer Gardening: Flowering Bulbs

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Growing flowering bulbs can certainly look perfect when grown during the summer season. And not only do these precious florae add different shades and touches to our surroundings. These summer-blooming bulbs can also be appreciated in both warmer and cooler climates. You can find out more of what your choice of summer blooms can be for this season by reading further of this page.

The Agapanthus Orientalis
Agapanthus Orientalis, also known as Lily of the Nile, typically buds during mid-summer. These are mostly white or bright blue flowers that grow long stalks (can reach heights of about 5 feet). It can also survive all through winter. But other than, it is also the type of flower that likes full suns and is resistant to droughts.
The Begonia Tuberhybrida
A Begonia Tuberhybrida (also known as Tuberous Begonias) is a succulent, long-blooming type of flower that bursts with color. Growing this rose-like flower will certainly give that sheltered corner of yours an instant perk up.
The Butterfly Ginger
If you are looking for a beautiful set of clustered blooms, then you should definitely grow Butterfly Ginger plants during the summertime. A Butterfly Ginger can come in different hues, and can grow in shades of apricot, cream, and pink. A sweet smelling plant that loves moist and full sun settings, this type of bloom can also reach heights of more or less 5 feet.
Canna blooms
A canna bloom may typically come in several of its tropical and vibrant types. Their exotic look, almost show stopping in its own way, cannas can also grow to more or less 10 feet high. Although shorter versions (of about 2 feet tall) of this plant can also be acquired for smaller spaces, cannas can also bloom in shades of orange, pink, red, and yellow. But apart from these lovely features, cannas can also thrive in areas where moist soil, and a full sun are abundant.
Dahlia blooms
If you’ve witnessed a flower competition before, then you’ve probably seen what a Dahlia flower looks like. A diverse kind of flora, dahlias are considered to be a big family of blooms. Versatile bulbs as these are, dahlias can grow to as far as 6 feet tall. Moreover, one of its unique features would be the different color’s that come with each ones growth. Dahlias have rainbow shades, and also thrive in moist soils (should be well-drained), and full sun areas.
Iris blooms
For most people, tall bearded iris types are the old-style choices. But apart from that, iris flowering bulbs can also come in varied forms, ranging from the fragile Siberian kind to the delicate iris Cristata type. These summer flowering bulbs are also hardy and self-supporting.

The Agapanthus Orientalis

Agapanthus Orientalis, also known as Lily of the Nile, typically buds during mid-summer. These are mostly white or bright blue flowers that grow long stalks (can reach heights of about 5 feet). It can also survive all through winter. But other than, it is also the type of flower that likes full suns and is resistant to droughts.

The Begonia Tuberhybrida

A Begonia Tuberhybrida (also known as Tuberous Begonias) is a succulent, long-blooming type of flower that bursts with color. Growing this rose-like flower will certainly give that sheltered corner of yours an instant perk up.

The Butterfly Ginger

If you are looking for a beautiful set of clustered blooms, then you should definitely grow Butterfly Ginger plants during the summertime. A Butterfly Ginger can come in different hues, and can grow in shades of apricot, cream, and pink. A sweet smelling plant that loves moist and full sun settings, this type of bloom can also reach heights of more or less 5 feet.

Canna blooms

A canna bloom may typically come in several of its tropical and vibrant types. Their exotic look, almost show stopping in its own way, cannas can also grow to more or less 10 feet high. Although shorter versions (of about 2 feet tall) of this plant can also be acquired for smaller spaces, cannas can also bloom in shades of orange, pink, red, and yellow. But apart from these lovely features, cannas can also thrive in areas where moist soil, and a full sun are abundant.

Dahlia blooms

If you’ve witnessed a flower competition before, then you’ve probably seen what a Dahlia flower looks like. A diverse kind of flora, dahlias are considered to be a big family of blooms. Versatile bulbs as these are, dahlias can grow to as far as 6 feet tall. Moreover, one of its unique features would be the different color’s that come with each ones growth. Dahlias have rainbow shades, and also thrive in moist soils (should be well-drained), and full sun areas.

Iris blooms

For most people, tall bearded iris types are the old-style choices. But apart from that, iris flowering bulbs can also come in varied forms, ranging from the fragile Siberian kind to the delicate iris Cristata type. These summer flowering bulbs are also hardy and self-supporting.