July’s Beautiful Flowering Perennials!

After Spring’s blooms have faded, we’re now ready for Summer’s best. In full bloom at Sloatsburg Nursery, waiting to beautify your garden, we have the following gorgeous perennials in stock:

Monarda Bee Balm – We have the “Sugar Buzz” variety which exhibits mounds of fragrant foliage topped with large, cherry-red flowers. This perennial attracts a large group of pollinators to your garden! Grows 20″ tall, plant 18″ apart in full sun. This one is also resistant to powdery mildew.

Galliarda – A prolific summer bloomer, with large apricot blossoms having multiple layers of petals. It’s loved by butterflies! Grows to 12″ tall, space 12 – 14″ apart in full sun.

Agastache aurantiaca ‘Tango’Hummingbird Mint – This butterfly and hummingbird magnet has bold orange flowers on upright 14″ stems, with fragrant grayish-green foliage. It flowers from June until frost! Plant 18″ apart in full sun.

Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’ – This perennial has unusual burgundy colored stems and oversized leaves. It has daisy-like golden-orange flowers growing 3 feet tall. Plant in part shade, spacing 24″ apart.

Echinacea – Blooms ranging from peach, rose and burgundy all summer long. Plant in masses for best effect. Attractive to pollinators, they grow 18 – 20″ tall. Space 18 – 22″ apart in full sun.

Coreopsis – A lovely perennial with fern-like, rich green foliage and small golden flowers profusely blooming from May through the summer. They grow 12 – 15″ tall. Space 18″ apart in full sun.

Lobelia speciosa – ‘Starship Scarlet’ – This one is great for damp or wet locations. It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies with scarlet red flower spikes and compact, well-branched clumps of foliage. Grows 20 – 24″ high, space 12 – 14″ apart in part shade which will provide at least 4 hours of daily sun.

Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – Black-Eyed Susan – This has deep yellow, daisy-like flowers with a black cone. It was 1999’s Perennial Plant of the Year. Grows 24″ tall. Space 24″ apart in full sun.

Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ – Always an amazing site, with long, arching stems of trumpeted deep-red flowers that tower over green, sword-shaped foliage. An, eye-catching show stopper in your garden. Grows 3 – 4′ tall. Space 18″ apart in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist soil.