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Easy-Care Perennial Ideas for Your Summer Garden

Shiplap and Shells

Are you looking for some low-maintenance ideas for your garden?

Check out these easy-care perennial flower options for your summer garden.


– Heat and drought resistant – Repels deer – Attracts pollinators – Thrives in even poor soil – Does well in full sun and partial shade

Blazing Star (Liatris)

– Accepting most types of soil – Drought-tolerant – Attract butterflies – Relatively pest-resistant – Fairly tolerant of cold


– Mildew resistant – Attracts native pollinators like butterflies & hummingbirds – Thrives and flowers for years – Deer and rabbit resistant

Day Lilies

– Easy to divide and transplant – Tolerates a wide variety of soil conditions – Blooms for years with little care –Each flower stem typically has at least a dozen flower buds

Black-Eyed Susans

– Butterflies, bees, and a variety of insects are attracted to the flowers for the nectar – Divide to add more to the garden


– Can tolerate drought and poor soil conditions – Attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies to the garden


– Heat tolerant – Pest and disease resistant – Long blooming period – Easy to propagate

Grow these easy-care perennials in your summer garden so you can work less and enjoy more! Visit the blog to see even more easy flower options and gardening tips.

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