9 Fast Growing Flowers

Photo Credit: Dahlia - Mark Turnauckas - Flickr

Summer is here and you want to take advantage of the bright sunshine and add some flowers to your garden, window boxes or pots.  Whichever you decide to use, it is definitely a great idea.

The best thing to do is choose quick and easy growing flowers.  You want them now, with their bright colors bringing that special beauty that only flowers can add.

The article below by Sharon Cohoon is taken from Sunset website. It lists 9 very easy flowers to grow, so you will have them growing in a very short space of time.

Few plants can brighten a tired corner like the tough perennials pictured here. All thrive in summer heat and bloom nearly nonstop into fall if you keep the spent flowers picked.

Starting in June, you’ll find the plants at nurseries, usually in 1-gallon cans (though the best selection of dahlias is available in spring, when you can plant them from tubers).

The small (8- by 10-foot) planting pictured here, in Sunset’s test garden, incorporates some of our favorite perennials.

To find out the full list of 9 easy to grow flowers, head over to Sunset’s website.

1 Comment on "9 Fast Growing Flowers"

  1. I’m impressed. You’ve really raised the bar with that.

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