If you love blue flowers (and who doesn't?), one of the most popular must-have plants for your garden is hydrangea. These versatile shrubs produce giant ball-shape flowers that look stunning in the landscape surrounding your home, as specimen plants in your garden, and make gorgeous (and easy!) bouquets.See More
Add some warm-season fireworks to your yard with gardens that laugh at the heat.
Attract butterflies with this mix of bold and beautiful zinnias, spider flower, and marigolds.
Garden size: 10 by 12 feet.
Fill your parking strip with easy-care, drought-tolerant perennials such as phlox, coneflower, and goldenrod.
Garden size: 6 by 29 feet.
Lavender, yarrow, and purple coneflower are beautiful, drought-resistant plants typically ignored by deer, rabbits, and other critters. This garden pairs them with other perennial favorites for a summerlong display of color.
Garden size: 12 by 12 feet.
Dahlias produce their beautiful blooms all summer. This plan supplements three varieties with lilies and penstemon for a big hot-weather show.
Garden size: 8 by 17 feet.
This delightful planting stays showy all summer thanks to long-blooming favorites such as daylily, yarrow, and anise hyssop.
Garden size: 14 by 22 feet.
Enjoy stunning, fragrant roses with this combination of seven lovely, long-blooming varieties.
Garden size: 5 by 11 feet.
Perennials and annuals combine to put on a show all summer long.
Garden size: 40 by 10 feet.
Daylilies are some of the easiest plants to grow, and this mix of varieties will keep blooming all summer long.
Garden size: 28 by 28 feet.
Filled with the plants butterflies love, this border blooms all season long -- ensuring a steady crop of winged visitors to your yard.
Garden size: 24 by 9 feet.