Learn about two beautiful full sun perennials that bloom all summer long. Add these to your landscape for vibrant garden color year after year.


You are looking to fill your garden with sun-loving perennials that are vibrant and low maintenance.

In addition, which full sun perennial plants could you add to your garden that would continue to bloom all summer long? 


Black-eyed susan, a full sun perennial


In “Full Sun Perennials” – DIY Garden Minute Ep. 95 – learn ideas for full sun plants for your landscape.

This episode is meant for any gardener who wants to enhance their garden with heat-tolerant plants.


Full Sun Perennials

There are so many beautiful summer-blooming perennials it is hard to narrow down your choices. Perennials can be found in full sun varieties or shade-loving, and just about any color under the sun.

Many of these perennials happen to be found in the massive daisy family.

Examples of sun-loving perennials:

  • Shasta daisy
  • Blanket flower
  • Gloriosa daisy
  • Echinacea
  • Asters
  • Yarrow
  • Coreopsis
  • Salvia
  • Lavender
  • Crocosmia


Below are the two perennials discussed in this episode:


1) The Blanket Flower (or Gaillardia aristata or G. x grandiflora

  • Prefers full sun
  • Needs moderate water
  • Flowers come in brilliant tones of warm yellow, bronze, and scarlet.


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2) Gloriosa Daisy (A perennial strain of Rudbekia hirta)

  • Prefers full sun
  • Needs moderate to regular watering
  • Flowers come in yellow, orange, russet, or mahogony, with zoned or bands of different colors in each flower.



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Full Sun Perennials Conclusion

Of course, there are many other full sun perennial plants you could add to improve the color and texture of your landscape.

Whether you choose one of the summer-blooming plants above or other ones, your low maintenance garden will bring you happiness for years to come!

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Which perennial plants from the list above are you interested in learning more about?

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Learn about two beautiful full sun perennials that bloom all summer long. Add these to your landscape for vibrant garden color year after year.


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Full Sun Perennials That Bloom All Summer

In this podcast, learn about two summer-blooming perennial plants that prefer full sun and have long bloom times.


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What You’ll Learn:

  • Two full sun plants that bloom in the summer
  • Quick plant care tips about our featured plants.
  • Links and videos for further resources or education.


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