Garden - Late Summer flowers

Collection by Jamie Harlow

Jamie Harlow
Russian Sage, Perovskia

Russian Sage

Russian Sage is a very popular blue-flowered perennial that makes a big show in the garden. (Perovskia atriplicifolia)


Royal Cape® Plumbago - Monrovia - Royal Cape® Plumbago

Monrovia's Royal Cape® Plumbago details and information. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance.

Calluna - fall blooming heathers - 'Velvet Fascination' and 'Dark Beauty'

Callunas, Ericas, Daboecias, Oh My! Demystifying the Different Kinds of Heather ⋆ North Coast Gardening

I first heard about the heather plant when I was 10, reading an old-fashioned British book about a group of children who escaped their abusive guardians and made a home together on a secret island. They built a willow house out of live willow stems, so their home grew lush and protected, and they used […]

shady tropical Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’

Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’ - FineGardening

Plectranthus cultivars are popular foliage plants, but some gardeners grow them for their blooms, and one of the best bloomers is 'Mona Lavender'.



In Autumn my perennial asters bring beautiful colour into the flower garden. I grow only two different varieties, and really must get some more. Where did I put that mail order nursery catalogue?

Globe Amaranth - late summer and fall blooms, butterflies LOVE it, drought tolerant.

Globe Amaranth Has Nearly Nonstop Flowers That Bloom Through the Worst Heat and Humidity

This annual can take the heat in your garden.

Salvia Leucantha, Mexican Bush Sage, Fall-winter flowering perennial

Salvia leucantha (Mexican Bush Sage)

Salvia Leucantha, Mexican Bush Sage, Fall-winter flowering perennial


Dahlia 'Garden Festival'

Dahlia 'Garden Festival' is incredibly beautiful with its showy fire-bright orange petals edged by the thinest gold markings that highlight the perfect form of the blooms. The fully double flowers are medium-sized, up to 4-6 in. wide (10-15 cm), and quite spectacular atop the dark green foliage.

Godenrod (Solidago)

Solidago - FineGardening

Most Solidago species hail from the prairies, roadsides, open woods, and riverbanks of North America.

Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x | Proven Winners

Lo & Behold® 'Purple Haze' - Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x

Fragrant purple-blue flowers from mid-summer to frost. Spreading habit. Non-invasive. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds, but not to deer.

japanese anemone

How to grow: Japanese anemones - Amateur Gardening

Japanese anemones make a beautiful addition to autumn borders but they can be invasive. Follow our top tips and grow them with confidence Plant in late spring when the soil is moist and warm Choose a site that’s in partial or light shade Grow in soil that’s rich in organic matter and moist – but not wet Water your new plants in well, but if the soil is too wet, they may die during their first winter. Once that hurdle is safely passed they should start making good-sized clumps Keep an eye on…

Mt. Lemmon marigold fall-winter-spring blooming

Mt. Lemmon marigold fall-winter-spring blooming

Angel's Trumpets Fall-winter blooming large shrub/tree

Angel's Trumpets Is the Shrub Your Yard Needs

Angel's Trumpets Fall-winter blooming large shrub/tree


Lantana: A flower garden rock star!

Why is Lantana a garden rock star? Here’s just a few enticing answers: non-stop blooming time; easy-care flowers; and the color combinations are ah-MAZ-zing! Pull up a chair and let me tell you more . . . Lantana is a must-have for your flower garden. This plant — which can be grown as an annual or [...]

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Rosita Agastache

24" tall x 18" wide (cutting propagated). An exciting new form of Agastache cana that appeared as a single outstanding plant in a group of garden plants grown from habitat collected seed. 'Rosita' has been the subject of much comment in our Santa Fe display gardens because of its profusion of dense, deep rose-pink flower spikes and extremely bushy semi-dwarf growth habit. Earlier blooming than regular Agastache cana plants, Rosita's spikes have about 50% more flowers per spike than is…


Sunflower Autumn Beauty (Helianthus annuus) | Applewood Seed Co.

Sunflower ‘Autumn Beauty’ is a taller, branching sunflower variety that produces flowers in an array of autumn shades: red, yellow, gold, orange, russet and burgundy. Autumn Beauty is magnificent in the back of the border and makes a great cut flower. Sunflowers bloom from mid-summer through fall. They are great pollinator plants, and birds and squirrels love to eat the seeds.