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Summer Blooming Plants for Your Garden

Scott Burrell talking about summer plants

Professional Horticulturist Scott Burrell visits Peggy Singlemann on the set of Virginia Home Grown to make recommendations for a wide variety of plants that can thrive in hot weather and bloom throughout the summer.

Featured on Virginia Home Grown episode 2005; July 2020.

Plants mentioned in this segment:
Potted:
Nepeta x ‘Cat’s Pajamas’ (x faassenii) or ‘Junior Walker’ (non -seeding & short) - Catmint
Heuchera x ‘Glitter’ (hybrid w/ H. villosa) - Coral Bell
Gaillardia ‘Fanfare Citronella’ - Blanket Flower (native)
Coreopsis x ‘Citrine’ - Tickseed (Threadleaf Coreopsis)
Coreopsis x ‘Red Elf’ - Tickseed
Agastache x ‘Peachie Keen’ Anise Hyssop
Allium x ‘Millenium’ - Ornamental Onion (2018 PPY)
Pycnanthemum muticum - Mountain Mint
Ruellia brittoniana ‘Chi-Chi’ - Wild Petunia
Geranium x ‘Rozanne’ -Cranesbill Geranium

Cut flowers:
Punica granatum (Pomegranate) (w/ fruit)
Hibiscus x ‘Midnight Marvel’ (x moscheutos) - Hardy Hibiscus
Helianthus x ‘Happy Days’ - Sunflower (perennial native)
Echinacea ‘Sombrero’ ‘Lemon Improved’, etc (Purple Coneflower)
Salvia x ‘Rockin Fuschia’ (Zones 9-11)
Clematis x ‘Rooguchi’ (hybrid of C. reticulata and C. integrifolia)
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Vanilla Strawberry’ - Panicle Hydrangea
Chitalpa tashketensis ‘Morning Cloud’ - Morning Cloud Chitalpa
Geranium x ‘Rozanne’ -Cranesbill Geranium
Begonia x ‘Barbara Rogers’ - Hardy Begonia
Lantana camara ‘Scott’s Hardy - Lantana
Rudbeckia ‘Little Gold Star’(fu. X sullivantii)

Other:
Alocasia odora - Elephant Ears; Musa ‘Siam Ruby’; Rosemarinus Officinale
Arundo donax ‘Peppermint Stick’ - Giant Reed Grass