flowers to plant

Nothing says curb appeal like a beautiful garden! Plus, there are several benefits to gardening, such as relieving stress, helping you stay active, and boosting your mood. However, gardening comes with its share of challenges like plants that won’t bloom, flowers that die, and droughts that devastate entire beds. To make sure gardening stays simple and relaxing here’s our guide to no-fuss flowers you can plant in your yard this summer!

Shasta Daisies

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Shasta Daisies are easy to grow and versatile too! These beautiful white blooms come in various heights, so you can use shorter ones for a border and taller ones to create a dramatic backdrop. This classic perennial blooms until early fall, so your garden looks beautiful all summer long! These low-maintenance flowers come back every year, and they also make great bouquets to bring inside!

Cosmos

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If you’re looking for inexpensive flowers that are big and beautiful, then Cosmos flowers are the perfect option for you. These flowers are so easy to grow that you can grow them from seed! You won’t have to spend more than a few dollars to get gorgeous blooms that reach up to 6 feet tall! You’ll want to make these flowers a regular in your garden because they’ll grow strong until the first frost.

Daylilies

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Daylilies are a classic look for any garden, and these hardy flowers can tolerate flooding, drought, and salt! In fact, they’re typically used to control erosion on steep hills. As a bonus, they come in many different colours like orange and pink! Daylilies grow 10 inches to 4 feet high and 1-1/2 to 4 feet wide, and they work best for gardens that receive full sun to partial shade. As a bonus, these easy-to-grow flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies.

Catmint

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If you’re looking for another flower that attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, then Catmint is a great option! This flower is a member of the mint family, so it’s effortless to grow with few pests or problems. You can choose from white, pink, or lavender-blue flowers that bloom on long spikes from April until November. These plants don’t only look beautiful, but they’re also drought tolerant once established, and they can grow up to 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide.

Hosta

No sun? No problem! Hostas are easy-to-grow, and they’re ideal for shady gardens. These stunning flowers come in a variety of colours, textures, sizes and shapes. They grow from 4 inches to 3 feet high and 6 inches to 6 feet wide. In the summer, hosta blooms in purple, white, or lavender. Although Hostas like moist ground, they don’t like being overwatered, making them the ultimate low-maintenance plant. 

By following our no-fuss flower guide, you’ll be the talk of the block this summer! And the best part? You won’t have to worry about dragging the hose around everyday! These heat and drought-tolerant flowers are the best way to get a low-maintenance garden with a wow-factor. For more great ideas on home maintenance don’t forget to read our blog.

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