Summer Gardens

The greatest weakness in Australian gardens is our focus on spring, when summer is when we really have time to enjoy it

An amazing colour palette of perennials, including Agastache 'Aztec Rose', Crocosmia 'Citronella', Echinops and Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia).

Tips for growing perennials

1. Group plants by flowering season. Don't mix spring and summer flowering perennials together.

2. Arrange the colour combinations you like, but be sure to use contrasting foliage and height to avoid 'mounding monotony'.

3. Trim off spent flowers to prolong the flowering season.

A subtle colour combination of perennials, including Agastaches, Coneflowers and Achilleas.

Your Free Guide to Summer Perennial Gardens

Create your very own Diggers inspired summer flowering perennial garden with our Free Guide to Summer Perennials.

Learn the secret to mixing stunning flowers with complementary foliage and form.

This handy guide includes: plant and flower recommendations; visual planting plan; key definitions and more ...

A colourful summer garden that looks its best during the warmest months of the year is now within your reach. Download your Free Guide to Summer Perennial now!

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Create a drought -tolerant garden with form and foliage that lasts all year round

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For a hint of the tropics in southern Australia
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