During the summer months, an abundance of colorful and vibrant flowers are in full bloom throughout the country. Many warmer weather flowers begin to bloom in the early spring and continue to blossom during the months of July and August. Several summer flowers continue to produce blooms into the early fall.
The amaranthus is an annual plant that produces bright red, green and yellow flowers, according to The Flower Expert website. The amaranthus blossoms in the summer and continues to bloom into the beginning of fall. During the warmer summer months, amaranthus thrives in planting zones nine through 11, according to The Backyard Gardener website.
The chrysanthemum is a popular perennial plant that blooms throughout the summer and into the early fall, producing a wide variety of colorful flowers, including white, yellow, purple, pink and red, according to Better Homes and Gardens. Chrysanthemums are suited for planting zones five through nine.
The annual bouvardia plant produces a variety of colored flowers, including pink, peach, red and white. According to Backyard Gardener, the bouvardia blooms throughout the summer and into early winter, and it flourishes in planting zones nine through 11.
The freesia plant produces fragrant flowers in a wide array of colors, including white, pink, purple and yellow, according to The Flower Expert. Freesia begins to bloom in early spring and continues to produce flowers throughout the summer months. Freesia is suited for planting in USDA zones eight through 11.
Hydrangeas are perennial bushes that produce large and colorful purple, blue and white snowball-like clusters of flowers. According to the Types of Flowers website, hydrangea begin to bloom in the spring and continue to produce flowers through the early fall. Hydrangea flourish in planting zones four through seven.
Impatiens are popular annual bedding plants that come in a wide array of colors, including white, pink, red and purple. During the months of July and August, impatiens thrive in planting zones seven and eight, according to the University of Florida.
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