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Pretty Summer Flower Seeds for a Colorful Garden

Author Zizzur Staff. Published on June 29, 2011 - 4:43 am (867 views — 409 words)

Flower gardens are a challenge in the summer. The dry months and heat make them waterless; leave them dead and without color. However, with the perfect type of summer flower seeds and correct care, you can savor a flower bed that fits in a Monet painting all throughout the hot summer periods. Among the summer flower seeds that are easy to manage are asters, carnations, chrysanthemums, and marigolds. The following are some descriptions regarding these beautiful summer flower seeds that you can sow.

Asters

Asters are one of the perennials that are less difficult to grow and most aster kinds are waterless resistant. They are fragrant and are an eye-candy particularly to the birds and insects.

It may also be sown directly into the garden after all traces of frost are gone. They start to sprout about fifteen to thirty days, depending on the weather condition. It is good to grow Asters in a sunlight area with sufficient circulation of air to evade powdery mildew.

Carnations

Perhaps, carnations are the most versatile and most popular among the summer flower types mentioned here. Each of the carnation's color has a meaning that is why it is availed in many gatherings. You can seed Carnations directly into a flower bed or sown indoors and transplanted later. It is advisable to sow these summer flower seeds during the early part of spring, provided the soil is not too wet. It is from spring to summer that most Carnations will bloom at their best.

Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums are most-loved by garden hobbyists and florists since they come in several sizes and colors. Likewise, Chrysanthemums are not seasonal. These summer flower seeds must be tended well in water drained area and they are at best flowering stage when they are supplied with minimum five hours of full sunlight every day. Chrysanthemums can be easily grown; likewise, these are grown by dividing roots, cuttings and seedlings. Chrysanthemums are giving flowers in the initial months of summer until the later part of summer.

Marigolds

Marigolds are classified as popular choice when it comes to landscaping. They can be viewed in garden flower beds in yards and in planters placed overhead in patios. Marigold seeds can be started indoors during springtime, six weeks before the last expected frost. The plants will be in good health and ready to come in bloom when you transfer them outside, for you to enjoy a perfect yard environment.