The Blooms of July

Flowering Vines

  • Coral honeysuckle (Lonicera sumpervirens), native, red and yellow
  • Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata)
  • Trumpet vine (Campsis grandiflora), orange

Annual Flowers

  • Angelonia “Serena Mix WaterFall,” “Serenita Mix”
  • Annual phlox (Phlox drummondii), mix    
  • Basil floral spires, lavender
  • Balsam (Impatiens balsamina), mix
  • Batchelor’s buttons (Centaurea cyanus), blue, dark purple, pink
  • Begonia Angel Wing “Baby Wings,” white
  • Begonia Dragon Wing, Red
  • California poppy (Escholzia californica), yellow
  • Celosia “Armor Mix,” reds, yellows, orange
  • Coleus, various
  • Dusty Miller “Silver Dust,” gray
  • Flowering tobacco (Nicotiana sp), various
  • Gazania “Kiss Mix,” mix
  • Gerbera “Revolution Mix Select”
  • Globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa), purple, pink, white, orange
  • Love Lies Bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus), burgundy 
  • Marigolds, variety
  • Ornamental pepper “Black Pearl”
  • Pentas “Graffiti,” Violet, White, Pink, Red
  • Salvia farinacea “Evolution Blue”
  • Salvia coccinea “Summer Jewel White,” “Summer Jewel Red”
  • Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus), various          
  • Sunflowers various, yellow, red, cream
  • Vinca “Cora Cascade Mix”
  • Zinnia “Zahara Mix”

Flowering Trees and Shrubs

  • Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), pink
  • Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii), purple
  • Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus), blue
  • Crape myrtles (Lagerstroemia sp), pink, white 
  • Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides)
  • Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla), blue, pink
  • Lacecap hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla normalis), pink, blue
  • Oak-leaf hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia), white, dried blooms
  • Pineapple guava (Feijoa sellowiana), white petals with red accents 
  • Pomegranate (Punica granata), coral
  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinale), white, lavender
  • Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), white with red
  • Southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora), white, fragrant
  • Spanish bayonet (Yucca aloifolia), white
  • Variegated hydrangea (Hydrangea X), white-pink

Perennials

  • Balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorus), blue, pink, white with purple
  • Bee balm (Monarda didyma), red, pink
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), yellow
  • Blanket flower (Gaillardia puchella), red and yellow
  • Bronze fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), yellow
  • Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), yellow, orange 
  • Cape leadwort (Plumbago capensis), blue
  • Carolina phlox (Phlox Carolina) “Miss Lingard,” white
  • Catmint (Nepeta faassenii), blue
  • Comfrey (Symphytum officinale), blue
  • Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), various
  • Coral Bells (Heuchera sp.), variety of leaf colors, blooms white or pink
  • Crinum lily, pink, white
  • English daisy (Bellis perennis), white, pink      
  • Fleabane (Erigeron sp), white
  • Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri) “Whirling Butterflies,” “Sparkle White,” pink, white
  • Hosta sp., white
  • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), “David,” white; “Eva Cullum,” pink 
  • Gayfeathers (Liatris spicata), purple
  • Green-headed coneflower (Rudbeckia lacinata), yellow
  • Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracenis), purple
  • Lantana sp., yellow, orange, red, pink
  • Lithodrora diffusa, blue
  • Lungwort (Pulmonaria saccharata), blue
  • Mexican hat (Ratibida columnifera), yellow and brown
  • Obedient plant (Physotegia virginiana), white
  • Rose campion (Lychnis coronaria), pink or white
  • Rue (Ruta graveolens), chartreuse
  • Salvia (Salvia microphylla “Hot Lips”), red and white; (Salvia greggii), red 
  • Scented geraniums, small pink, lavender flowers
  • Shasta daisy (Chrysanthemum X superbum), white
  • Soapwort (Saponaria ocymoides), pink
  • Spotted Dead Nettle (Lanium macultum), variegated foliage, blue
  • Stokes’ aster (Stokesia laevis), blue, yellow
  • Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus), red, white, pink 
  • Tickseed (Coreopsis lanceolata), yellow
  • Turk’s cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummuondii), red
  • Valerian (Centranthus ruber), red
  • Viper’s bugloss (Echium vulgare), blue; Viper’s bugloss (Echium tuberculatum), pink
  • Virginia spiderwort (Tradescantia virginiana), blue
  • Wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa), purple
  • Wild geranium (Geranium pratense), magenta      
  • Yarrow (Achillea fillipendula) “Gold Dust,” yellow

 
Roses

  • Knock out roses (Rosa ‘RADrazz’)
  • Old Blush Rose (Rosa chinensis) pink
  • Heirloom Roses:
    • “Safrano,” yellow
    • “Marie Van Houtte,” white
    • “The Fairy,” pink
    • “Heritage,” pink 
    • “Duchess de Brabant,” pink
    • “Perles des Jardin,” yellow
    • “Crème la Cerumois Superior,” red
    • “Souvenir de la Mal Maison,” light pink
    • “Champney’s Pink Cluster,” light pink
    • “Dark Lady,” deep red
  • David Austin varieties 

Daylilies (Hemerocallis sp)

“Happy Return,” yellow; “Stella d’Oro,” yellow-orange; “Pardon Me,” wine with yellow throat; “Prairie Blue Eyes,” lavender

Bulbs, Corms and Rhizomes

 

  • Asiatic lilies (Lilium sp.), reds, yellows, orange
  • Crocosmia “Lucifer,” red
  • Dahlias, yellow, burgundy, mix 
  • Daylilies (Hemerocallis sp.), variety  
  • Formosa lily (Lilium formosum), white
  • Gloriosa lily (Gloriosa superba), yellow, red
  • Oriental lily (Lilium oriental) “Rubrum”
  • Pineapple lily (Eucomis comosa) “Sparkling Burgundy,” burgundy
  • Tiger lily (Lilium sp.), orange and black

Kitchen Garden

Sunflowers, hyacinth bean (Dolichos lablab), purple; Lisianthus (rose, purple, white); Swiss chard, mints, oregano, thyme, salad burnet, garden sage, “Munstead” lavender, summer squash, tomatoes, celery, apples, peppers, eggplant, melons, stevia, figs, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries

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