Some of the best plants for late season color are summer-blooming bulbs.
100 Summer Flowering Bulbs | Flower Bulbs from Spalding Bulb
Enjoy summer bulbs for cut flower!
Bloom time charts for fall-planted bulbs, spring-planted bulbs and perennials. Very handy!
The Pearl Tuberose - Exceptionally sweet-smelling 1½ to 2½" flowers. Superb for cutting. White, waxy double florets set closely on 3' stems blooms in July to October. Space 6-8" apart. Grows best in full sun.
Best Summer Bulbs for Containers
Plant summer bulbs such as caladiums, dahlias, cannas and elephant ears.
This gorgeous Gladiolus will look as good in a vase as it does in the garden! More of the best summer bulbs: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/summer-bulbs/?socsrc=bhgpin080113gladiolus=13
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