Summer flowers: 6 options for your garden
Do you know the flowers that resist the heat this summer? There is a wide variety of species that revive your garden in the warmest season of the year. Discover them!
During the summer, the plants become the protagonists of terraces, gardens, and balconies. However, due to the characteristics of the climate, not all species survive. Do you know the summer flowers?
There are some varieties that manage to withstand the high temperatures of this time of year. In fact, they are ideal for making outdoor environments more pleasant and beautiful. However, they require some special care. Discover it!
6 types of summer flowers to fan your garden
Summer is the perfect opportunity to enjoy outdoor spaces like never before. The climate, coupled with the good energy of this time, is ideal for sharing with family, friends or as a couple.
Now, taking advantage of areas such as the garden, it is good to know in advance which are the flowers that withstand the high summer temperatures. In this way, we can take advantage of them both to decorate, and to achieve a more harmonious and pleasant environment.
One of the most famous summer flowers for its colorful colors are the gazanias, whose botanical name is Gazania rigens. It is a plant of South African origin that grows between 30 and 35 cm. Its main characteristic is that its flowers only open if the sky is clear.
Therefore, it is not at all strange to see them in gardens and terraces during the warmer days of the year. The most interesting is that there are several colors: yellow, orange, red, two-color, among others. Which one do you like the most?
Geraniums have become one of the favorite flowers to decorate gardens and outdoor spaces. It is a plant of Mediterranean origin that can reach up to 60 cm in height. Its colorful flowers stand out in summer in all its colors: red, white, orange and pink.
Although many know it for its medicinal applications, the fact is that Echinacea is an ideal plant to decorate the garden. They are native to eastern North America but are now grown in many parts of the world.
They often grow in courtyards that have high exposure to the sun. In addition, they can reach up to 2 meters. Now, it stands out as one of the most beautiful summer flowers, because its purple color stands out among the green of the garden.
There are many reasons to grow lavender in the garden. In the first place, its flowers withstand the high summer temperatures, since they are native to the Mediterranean region, which has dry, hot summers.
On the other hand, they have important applications in the home, as well as repelling insects in the garden, it can be used as a base to prepare different natural remedies, fragrances, among others.
The height of the shrub reaches about 50 cm and is notable for its lilac flowers, which also give off a very pleasant aroma.
For lovers of small summer flowers, the carnation is a good choice. They can be found in colors that oscillate between white and part of the ranges of red. In addition, the colored dots stand out on their green elongated leaves.
One of the great attractions of this plant is that they require very little care. Therefore, they are suitable for those who do not have too much time to dedicate themselves to gardening tasks.
Dimorphotheca daisy, also called African daisy or Cape Daisy, is a perennial plant native to South Africa. They are known for being very resistant and durable plants, being suitable both for cultivating in the garden and for pots.
They have become one of the favorite species of the summer since their diverse colors allow to make very showy floral compositions. They have elongated green leaves and the flowers can be white, pink, orange, yellow and lilac, with blue, yellow or orange centers.
To take into account!
While these flowers are resistant to high summer temperatures, that does not mean they do not need basic care. So, to keep them healthy and beautiful, be sure to give them away on a regular basis, but without overdoing them in the irrigation.
It also tries to cultivate them inappropriate soils, rich in nutrients, so that the plant grows without difficulty. Finally, it prunes wilted flowers and yellowish leaves to promote continuous flowering.