The Best Late Spring to Fall Blooming Flowers

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Hi friends can you believe it is almost Fall? If you have followed me here on the blog for awhile you know that I enjoy flowers and my garden. I especially love the ones that continuously bloom and are easy to care for. So today I figured I would share with you some of the best late Spring to fall blooming flowers.Flower-Collage

Know Your Zone?

As most of you know I live in Colorado and we are a zone 5/6. So most of the flowers I am sharing are great for my gardening zone but might not be for yours. Some of you may be saying, but Kelly I don’t know my zone! Don’t fret… I have a way for you to check your zone! It’s quite simple you can go to this website and enter your zip code and it will tell you your zone. Pretty awesome, huh?

Also if you are a beginner gardener and need to know where to start I suggest you check out my “beginners guide to planting a flower garden” post that goes into more detail and will walk you through all the steps of planting flowers on your own!

*Disclaimer: I am not a gardening professional. I am just sharing what has worked well for me here in Colorado and my garden. 🙂 I hope it helps! Also, a huge thank you to my mom for sharing some of her pictures with me of her yard. She is my inspiration!

The Best Late Spring to Fall Blooming Flowers

Double Knockout Roses 

I have had these beauties on the side of my house for years and let me just say that they are hardy and really require little to no effort once they are established. I honestly rarely prune them and have even forgotten to prune them a few times. But no matter what I do or don’t do, they definitely come back bigger and better every year. They are constantly in bloom! Great for zones 5-9. 

Iceberg Roses 

These all white roses are beautiful and delicate. Some people even have an all white garden with these roses and other all white flowers and call it a Moon garden! They are gorgeous and very easy to grow and do best is zones 5-9 and full sun! These pictures are from my mother’s yard. I plan to add these to my own next year!

 Rozanne Hardy Geraniums 

This perennial geranium, is great for zones 5-8 and can be in full sun or even part shade. It’s one of my favorites in my yard mostly because of the gorgeous blue color and constant blooms. A major bonus is that it can survive and bloom despite being trampled on by our dog on a regular basis.

The Fairy Rose 

This pink rose bush flowers all summer long  with a bonus of heavy blooms in fall! It does best in full sun and zones 5-9 and sometimes 10. This was a favorite of my grandmother’s and it is also one of my mom’s favorite. I will continue on with the tradition as well and be adding some to our yard next season as well.

Sunrise Sunset  

These lovely two toned roses are very hardy and do great in zones 4-9. These beauties look amazing when you plant multiples of them close to each other. Their bright pink and yellow/peach centers are some of my favorites to look at. A lovely bush rose great for continuous blooms and color!

 David Austin Roses

I currently have three David Austin rose bushes in my yard and they have given me perfect blooms all summer long! I love how their petals are full and that they resemble peonies! These English roses are very hardy and smell absolutely wonderful. They are also know for being simple to grow roses! These are some of the best late spring to fall blooming flowers. They simply require a  bit of deadheading and they will bloom multiple times into the fall!

Crown Princess Margareta-Excellent shrub or climber (zones 4-8)
Princess Alexandra of Kent-strong fragrance (zones 5-10)
Graham Thomas- Strong fragrance, low maintenance and excellent shrub or climber (zones 5-8)

Mums, The Best Fall Flower 

Mums aren’t Spring to Fall bloomers but I had to include them because they are my favorite Fall flower. The best part is you can keep them on your porch or plant them in your yard! The ones I planted last year (from the grocery store) as well as my mom’s are all starting to bloom…just in time!

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Seedum

I have fallen in love with seedum in my garden. Mostly because it has such gorgeous texture but also because it is so hardy! I have been able to dig up several clumps of seedum are from my original three plants and transplant them around our yard! They stay green all summer but turn multiple beautiful shades of pink in the fall!

One of our three seedum plants that we divided and transplanted in our yard.

I transplanted a bit of this original bush above into our wheelbarrow planter below!

Why not add some alternative planters to your backyard for a fun and inexpensive way to landscape your yard.

Best Late Spring to Fall Blooming Flowers

As you might have noticed I love flowers and I love gardening! I also love sharing any tips with you all that I have learned along the way. Hopefully today I was able to share some helpful Spring to Fall bloomers with you that get you excited to do some gardening and planting too! Do you have a favorite that I left out or possibly one that I included that you love as well? If so let me know in the comments below.

Wishing you all a wonderful three day weekend!

Some other posts you might enjoy:

A Beginners Guide to Planting Flowers

Tips and Tricks for Long Lasting Cut Hydrangeas

The Secret Tip for Drying Hydrangeas

Tips and  Tricks for the Best Peonies

xoxo,

Kelly

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8 Comments

  1. Kelly, this is packed full of incredible information my friend! Thank you so much for sharing it, I learned so much!
    Flowers make me smile! Have a beautiful day!

  2. Oh I love all these flower choices kelly!! I haven’t been tending to my outdoor gardens lately, but you’re making me wanna get out there in the dirt and plant!!

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