The Best Summer Bulbs

The Best Summer Bulbs

Summer is an incredible time of year the color of the gardens enriches people’s homes, with some of the most spectacular colors known to the human eye. Here are some of the most popular, beautiful and colorful bulbs that should be a part of everyone’s garden.

Dahlia

Dahlia

Known to be one of the most versatile and resilient bulbs for the summer garden. These grow in various forms, and sizes and have the capability of growing up to 6 feet tall. The Dahlia Blooms come in a variety of rainbow colors and forms. These flowers need to be planted where they can have a lot of exposure to the sun to allow them to grow to their full potential.

 

 

 

Oriental Lily

Oriental Lily

One of the larger known varieties in everyone’s garden. They are some of the prettiest lilies as they bare a star shaped center. Many people can smell the scent of these flowers from yards away; these dwarf varieties can stand up to 1 feet tall; but traditional oriental lilies can grow up to 6 feet tall.

 

 

 

 

 

Fragrant Gladiolus

Fragrant Gladiolus

These are white summer flowers which bare a purple mark at the throat. They are great to look at but they are desired more for their scent rather than their visual appeal. These flower prefer the sun and moist and well-drained soil.

 

 

 

 

 

Calla

Calla

These flowers bare an elegance which others lack, they are white and beautiful and great for any garden, and even better for any table setting. They are often included in bouquets with roses, and have been seen with orchids. Though white is their primary color they come in a variety of shades such as pink, orange, yellow, red, and deep burgundy. Most varieties grow about a foot tall and are picked around the same time.

 

 

Canna

Canna

The showstoppers of all gardens in which they grow. These Cannas can grow up to 10 feet taller but carious selections of them can grow under 2 feet. They have blooms which appear to be a shade of orange, yellow, red and pink and they pair incredibly with a topical type of foliage.

 

 

 

Tuberous Begonia

Tuberous Begonia

These are fantastic bulbs for shade, tuberous begonia produce a roselike summer flower. They grow great in containers and the flowers are light in color with the leaves are a dark green. They grow best in shade and again in moist but very well drained soil.

 

 

 

 

 

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