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10 types of plants that are trending this summer

Updated: Jun 4, 2023

With the arrival of summer, it's the perfect time to refresh your garden with trending plant varieties that thrive in the Salt Lake area. Whether you're looking to add vibrant colors, unique textures, or low-maintenance greenery, this blog post will introduce you to 10 plant types that are taking the gardening world by storm this season. Get ready to elevate your garden with these trending plants that are perfectly suited to the Utah climate.

Delphinium 'Magic Fountain'

  • Explore the captivating beauty of Delphinium 'Magic Fountain,' with its majestic spires of blue, purple, and white blossoms

  • Discover the plant's ability to attract pollinators and bring a touch of elegance to any garden landscape

Coral Bells (Heuchera)

  • Uncover the allure of Coral Bells, known for their stunning foliage in shades of burgundy, lime green, and caramel

  • Learn how these versatile plants add texture, color, and visual interest to both garden beds and containers

Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)

  • Embrace the airy, silvery beauty of Russian Sage, a drought-tolerant perennial that thrives in the arid Utah climate

  • Find out how its aromatic foliage and delicate lavender-blue flowers can create a sense of tranquility in your garden

Penstemon 'Rocky Mountain Blue'

  • Discover the charm of Penstemon 'Rocky Mountain Blue,' a native Utah perennial boasting vibrant blue flowers that attract hummingbirds and butterflies

  • Explore the plant's adaptability to various soil conditions and its ability to thrive in full sun or partial shade

Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

  • Delight in the captivating blooms and aromatic foliage of Agastache 'Blue Fortune,' a sun-loving perennial that offers a burst of vibrant blue-purple color

  • Learn about its drought tolerance, low maintenance requirements, and attractiveness to pollinators

Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora)

  • Discover the ornamental appeal of Feather Reed Grass, known for its graceful arching stems and feathery plumes

  • Explore how this hardy grass variety adds movement, texture, and architectural interest to your garden landscape

Coneflowers (Echinacea)

  • Explore the enduring popularity of Coneflowers, with their eye-catching daisy-like flowers in shades of pink, purple, and white

  • Learn about their resilience, longevity, and ability to attract pollinators, making them a perfect addition to any garden

Sedum 'Autumn Joy'

  • Embrace the beauty of Sedum 'Autumn Joy,' a drought-tolerant perennial renowned for its fleshy, succulent leaves and late-season blooms in shades of pink

  • Discover how this low-maintenance plant provides visual interest and attracts butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers

Salvia 'May Night'

  • Dive into the striking beauty of Salvia 'May Night,' a compact perennial that features spikes of deep purple-blue flowers

  • Learn about its ability to thrive in Utah's hot and dry conditions, attracting hummingbirds and adding a burst of color to your garden

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

  • Uncover the timeless appeal of Yarrow, with its flat-topped clusters of flowers in various shades of yellow, pink, and white

  • Explore its versatility as a drought-tolerant perennial that adds texture, color, and long-lasting blooms to any garden landscape

These 10 trending plant varieties offer exciting options to elevate

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