Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Breck’s Bulbs.
Are you looking for that amazing perennial that produces the most stunning blooms? I’m sharing my favorite summer flowers from Breck’s Bulbs that make the perfect addition to any garden.
I was so excited to start planting the bare roots, bulbs, and tubers from Breck’s Bulbs last April. I had never grown these flowers before so it was twice the fun to follow their progress throughout the entire growing process and into summer.
Are you ready to see what I planted?
Anna’s Promise Hybrid Tea Rose
Inspired by the Downton Abbey television series, Anna’s Promise Hybrid Tea Rose has a color combination of golden petals with a pink blush and bronze reverse.
They are double 4″ blooms that grow in small clusters and should reach anywhere from 36-48″ in height and spread 24-36″.
Hardiness zones 6-10.
The location in the garden where I planted the bare-root roses gets more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. But they would also be fine in partial shade.
Anna’s Promise roses will tolerate clay, loamy and sandy soil. They are disease-resistant.
Bloom times for these gorgeous hybrid tea roses is from late spring to fall. Anna’s Promise roses make wonderful cut flowers with strong blossom stems. Their fragrance is more of a fruity scent.
Developed in Holland, the Eyeliner Lily is a hybrid between an Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum) and an Asiatic Lily.
This could be my favorite lily ever, with gorgeous white petals that are edged with nature’s own chocolate black eyeliner. Their leaves are long, lance-shaped. Even reaching 24-36″ high, this plant doesn’t have to be staked because of how sturdy the stems are.
Hardiness zones 3-8.
I planted the bulbs in April in the garden where it gets full sun, but they will also grow in partial shade.
Bloom times for these lilies are from early to midsummer. With its straight stems and heavy bulb count, this makes a wonderful cut flower.
Cafe au Lait Dahlia
This has to be my favorite dahlia variety of all. There is something so magical about the Café au Lait dahlia. Their huge, fully double, 10″ blooms open atop tall, sturdy stems and can reach 4′ tall.
Cafe au Lait dahlias have creamy-white petals with touches of tan and light pink-peach. This flower blooms from mid-summer to the first frost. 4′ tall.
Hardiness zones 3-10.
I hope you loved the summer flowers from Breck’s Bulbs as much as I did. They make the most amazing addition to my cottage garden.
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Wow! Those roses are stunning! And the lilies are so pretty too!
Thanks, Jen! I absolutely love the eyeliner lily. I have never seen anything like it before.
Kristin | White Arrows Home says
Kim, these are so beautiful! I love the colors. I’m sharing your post this week on my Sunday round up post. I know my followers will love it too!
Thank you so much for sharing my post, Kristin. You are so sweet.
These flowers are so pretty! Have a fun trip!
Thank you, Stacy! I did miss my garden when I was gone.
What beautiful flowers Kim. I am so envious💯
You are so sweet, Ann. Thank you for the compliment!