When you buy plants in the spring it is all too easy to choose those that will flower early and are in many cases actually blooming already. This will mean that your garden has an instant burst of color, but when this is over all you are left with is a sea of green leaves. The way to ensure you have flowers throughout the season is to plant some of these late summer bloomers such as Black Eyed Susan, Bee Balm, Yarrow and Coneflower. In this video Kathy LaLiberte describes six late summer blooming perennials which you can grow to extend the flowering season.
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