Friday, October 7, 2011

List of Late Summer Blooming Perennial Flowers

Here is the rest of my list for late summer bloomers. It has become quite a list, I just kept seeing more to add, here it is even though summer is officially over. You can still find them in the nurseries and get them in for next years blooming. Japanese Anemones zone 5, as seen in this picture is one of my favorites. Rudbeckia Goldstrum (Blackeyed Susans) zone 4, Aconitum (Monks hood) zone 4, Chrysanthemum zone 6, Delphinium (second blooming) zone 3, Gaillardia (Blanket Flower) zone 4, Stokesia laevis (Stokes Aster) zone 5, Agapanthus (African Lily, Lily of the Nile) zone 8, Dianthus plumarius (Cottage Pinks) zone 4, Lobelia cardinalis (Scarlet Lobelia) zone 3, Helenium autumnale (Helen's Flower, Sneezeweed) zone 4, Chelone obiqua (Turtle Head) zone 5, Schizostylis coccinea (Kaffir Lilly) zone 7, Eupatorium rugosum (Chocolate snakeroot) zone 4, Eupatorium maculatum (Joe Pye Weed) zone 4, Verbena bonariensis (Vervain, Purple Top Verbena, Brazilian Verbena) zone 7, Gaura lindheimeri (Whirling Butterflies, Wand Flower) zone 6,  Perovskia atriplicifolia (Russian Sage) zone 5, Lysimachia clethroides (Gooseneck Strife) zone 4, Physalis alkekengi (Chinese Lanterns) zone 2, Oenothera missouriensis or speciosa (Lemon Drop, Mexican Evening Primrose) zone 5, Cimicifuga racemosa (Bugbane) zone 3, Aster novae-angliae (Michaelmas Daisies) zone 4, Acanthus mollis (Bears Breeches) zone 7.   Wow, who would have thought there were so many. Also see my blog entry titled "Late Summer Blooming Perennials" for more.

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