Although flowering annuals only last a season, there are some beautiful options that will look incredible in June, July, and August.
Annuals are often chosen for their vibrant, showy blooms that can add a pop of seasonal color to a garden bed, border, or container. They bloom continuously throughout the growing season, providing a consistent display of flowers and foliage.
Bring color to your garden with these little-used flowering annuals that will bloom all summer long.
Border DahliasCompact dahlia plants you can find at the nursery that don't need staking.
Globe Amaranth (Gomphrena)Gomphrena has unique globe shaped blooms that adds texture, dimension and interest to garden beds and containers.
AngeloniaKnown as summer snapdragon, it has upright spikes of vibrant flowers come in shades of purple, pink, and white. Angelonia is not only stunning but also attracts butterflies, making it a delightful addition to your summer garden.
StrawflowersEye catching summer annuals with papery petals that retain their color and shape even after drying. Strawflowers are drought-tolerant and thrive in sunny locations, making them a perfect choice for summer displays and dried flower arrangements.
ScaevolaScaevola, also known as fan flower, has cascading clusters of delicate flowers come in shades of blue, lavender, pink, and white. It well-suited for hanging baskets, containers, or as a ground cover.
Follow along to learn more about the best annuals for summer.