Monday, July 28, 2014

Flowers are usually associated with the warming temperatures of spring, but there are a few blossoms that only pop up come summertime that send our hearts aflutter! Whether it's in a bouquet or planted in a garden, flowers are a great way to add a pop of color to your space or put a smile on a loved one's face. We dream of spending summer days tending to a flourishing garden filled with pretty blossoms, and here are just a few of our favorite summer flowers! 

Dahila: Dahilas are known for their bold shape and vibrant hues. Gorgeous in a mixed bouquet or on their own, Dahilas require light shade and thrive in slightly cooler and moist temperatures.  

Calla: These elegant blossoms come in a variety of shades, but it's their romantic shape that makes them one of our favorite summer flowers! These blossoms love sunlight, making them the perfect addition to your summer garden! 

Sunflower: These grand, tall-standing flowers are an essential for summertime. Their bright faces shine in any garden, and their drought an heat resistant nature makes them one of the easiest flowers to grow. Even bees and birds love them! 

Hydrangea: Growing in a variety of shades, hydrangeas are a flower that are as versatile as they are lovely. This beautiful flower adores morning sun and afternoon shade.

Marigold: If your garden is in need of some cheering up, look no further than the pretty marigold! This bright and sunny flower thrives in the sunshine, making it a perfect summer flower. Do you have any favorite flowers that tend to blossom during the summer months? Let us know! For the perfect summer DIY, try planting your summer flowers in a pretty painted terracotta planter or experimenting with edible flowers in your kitchen creations. 


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