Top 10 Summer Flowers for Lake of the Pines

said on August 2nd, 2012 filed under: Gardening, Lake of the Pines, Localism

What are the Top Ten Summer Flowers for Lake of the Pines, California?

Sue Baker is the Lake of the Pines gardener.  Drive around LOP any time of year and you will spot Sue tenderly mothering her flowers.

Here are Sue’s choices for summer “colors”  Typically, these flowers are:

(1) annuals (you have to re-plant or re-seed them every year)

(2) selected for deer-resistance

(3) selected for low water usage

 

Vinca Annuals  (not the invasive ground covers Vinca major and Vinca minor)

 

 

Salvia (Sage)

Cosmos (Asteraceae)

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)

Coreopsis (Asteraceae)

Alyssum (Brassicaceae)

Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximus)

Yarrow (Achillea)

 

Impatiens (Balsaminaceae)

 

Zinnia (Asteraceae)

 

Let’s give Sue Baker a big Green Thumbs Up for her flowers and her help with this post!

 

 

 

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  1. bobjenkins

    Glad you enjoyed the blog. Was it obvious how much I enjoyed putting it together?

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