Late Summer Flowers

Just because we’re into late summer doesn’t mean the flowerbeds are going to start looking sparse.  On the contrary, there are a lot of really awesome and beautiful flowers that bloom between August and October.  The se late summer and early fall flowers can be just as bright and colorful as their summer counterparts.  In fact, many of them rank among the most popular flowers!  Here are a few of these gorgeous late summer blooms.  Some of them are pretty common, but some are rare or not as well-known.

•    The small white aster
•    Jimsonweed
•    Sweet Everlasting
•    The White Vervain
•    The Calico Aster
•    The Nodding Burr Marigold
•    The Evening Primrose
•    The Partridge Pea
•    The Arrow-leaved Tearthumb
•    The Morning Glory
•    The New England Aster
•    The Slender Speedwell

Happy gardening!


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