Wild Blue Flax or Lewis Flax
Scientific name: Linum perennial
Lewis Flax is native to North America and cold regions like Alaska. It can also grow in the colder regions of Europe like the Alps.
It grows tall 1 – 2 foot tall and blooms every summer. It can survive harsh winters and also the frost that comes with winter.
The best time to grow it is during the spring. You can grow it through seeds. Make sure that the soil stays moist.
Scientific name: Hydrangea Macrophylla
Hydrangeas are deciduous plants which means they will shed their leaves in winter. They bloom during the summer and can survive harsh winter frost.
Most people use Hydrangeas as a hedge plant.
The best time to grow Hydrangea is during spring or a bit before the summer heat strikes.
For healthy growth and bloom, grow them in fertilized soil. They can also survive if your garden does not receive enough sunlight.
Scientific name: Delphinium
Blue flowered Larkspur can flood your garden with blue color in summer. These are wild upright flowers that may need support to stay that way.
Though they are gorgeous, these plants are toxic and may irritate your skin even if you just touch them.
Larkspur is poisonous if eaten. You should keep your pets and kids away from them.
To grow it, dig its seeds a quarter-inch deep in soil and keep the soil well-drained. The best time to grow Larkspur is in spring.
Scientific name: Nigella damascena
These are gorgeous small-sized flowers native to Europe.
You can sow their seeds any time during summer and spring. Make sure you keep the soil well-drained. You will see the plant bloom best in well-fertilized soil and plenty of sun.
Scientific name: Aquilegia
Columbine aren’t exactly blue but if you love birds visiting your garden, then you should definitely grow Columbine this season. Hummingbirds especially love these flowers.
These violet flowers are perennial and bloom during early summer and spring.
To grow them, you don’t have to worry about the soil being well-drained. However, make sure your plant gets ample sunlight.
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