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Spring and Summer Color Plants

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Birddog Lawncare, Mar 5, 2004.

  1. Birddog Lawncare

    Birddog Lawncare LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 73

    What does everybody use for seasonal color for Spring and Summer? It's too late for bulbs. What other suggestions? Thanks alot...
  2. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,697

    A mix of annuals and perennials, mostly annuals for their nonstop color. A little too early for annuals, though.
  3. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Posts: 1,557

    I prefer to focus more on the evergreen shrubs for season color. Bunches of annuals takes away from the rest of the landscape, people tend to just look at them and forget about the rest of the shrubs and trees.
  4. straightlinelawns

    straightlinelawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    annuals and some perennials
  5. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,171

    Check with your supplier. It is best to get a variety of plants that start with early color, when the first series is done blooming you want the next series of plants to have already started blooming, and so on until late Fall.

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