16 Jul Flowers in Season in July
Zinnias are very easy to grow, growing quickly and blooming heavily. Similar to Dahlias they have a vibrant array of different coloured flower heads that will brighten up any garden, making fantastic cut flowers.
Alstroemeria plants grow in stunning purples, reds, oranges and whites. Alstroemerias are hardy perennials coming back year after year, providing impressive displays in containers and borders.
Delphiniums are perfect for an English summer, preferring moist, cool weather. They do not fair well in hot dry climates.
Freesia’s bright colours and heavy perfume make them a popular cut flower. Frost prone, the flowers flourish in the warm summer months.
The Iris takes it’s name from the Greek word for a rainbow, which is also the name for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris. The fact that Iris flowers come in almost every colour of the rainbow surely cannot be a coincidence one would think.
Often sold as cut flowers or grown as houseplants and summer bedding. Vibrant red, yellow, orange and pink flower heads are synonymous with these flowers.
Lisianthus flowers are most commonly available in pastel tones. The Lisianthus we know as a cut flower today is the result of extensive breeding programmes undertaken by Japanese growers since the 1930s.
Like most plants, optimal light is the absolute key to keeping orchids happy. Under no circumstances, place the orchid in direct sunlight, as they will get sunburnt. Also be careful not to over water your Orchids.
Synonymous with summer, featuring vibrant yellow heads, Sunflower’s grow best in direct sunlight.