Learn about two of the longest-blooming perennials that bloom all summer long. Incorporate these plants into your landscape for beautiful color and texture each summer.

Flowers that bloom all summer are every gardener’s dream and can be achieved with just a little research.

Luckily, there are many plants that fit this bill and add color and texture throughout the summer without too much maintenance.

Below, we have a list of several of the longest-blooming perennials for your summer garden plus we’ve chosen our two favorite perennials to highlight.


Purple coneflower is one of the longest-blooming perennials


In “Longest-Blooming Perennials For Your Summer Garden” – DIY Garden Minute Ep. 99 – learn ideas for long-blooming plants for your landscape.

This episode is meant for any gardener who is looking for perennials that have little maintenance and bloom all summer.  


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Longest-Blooming Perennials

There are so many beautiful summer-blooming perennials to choose from, it can be 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.

Examples of sun-loving perennials:


Below are the two perennials discussed in this episode:


1) Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) 

  • Prefers full sun.
  • Needs low to moderate water.
  • Flowers that will start blooming in late spring all the way to mid-fall (or until the first frost in some climates).
  • Part of the daisy family and related to Shasta daisies, Black-Eyed Susans, and chrysanthemums.


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2) Summer Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

  • Prefers full sun.
  • Needs regular watering.
  • Flowers will bloom continuously throughout the summer.
  • Features flowers in colors of pinks, purples, reds, and whites.


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Long-Blooming Perennials Conclusion

Congratulations on your decision to stock your garden full of long-blooming perennials plants!

Perfect for your summer garden, with proper care your perennials will enjoy their forever home for years to come.

Now we want to hear from you!

Which long-blooming plants from the list above are you interested in learning more about?

Let us know by leaving a quick comment below. Thanks!


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Learn about two of the longest-blooming perennials that bloom all summer long. Incorporate these plants into your landscape for beautiful color and texture each summer.



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Longest-Blooming Perennials

In this podcast, learn about two, beautiful summer-blooming perennial plants that have long bloom times.


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What You’ll Learn:

  • Two long-blooming perennials 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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