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Pike Nurseries: Succession gardening & blooming landscape

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One of the best parts of a garden is watching is come into bloom each season. Today, we're going to talk about succession gardening and some of the best summer blooming shrubs and trees for the landscape.

Succession Gardening
   -- When you create or are adding to your landscape, think about what plants bloom in each season
      - This is often referred to as succession gardening
   -- By adding plants with varying flower times, you'll have year-round color in your landscape

Crape Myrtles
   -- Sun-loving tree or shrub depending on the variety
   -- Known for its summer blooms and great winter bark

   -- There are different types of hydrangeas that bloom at different times
   -- Plant several types of hydrangeas for blooms in multiple seasons
   -- Paniculata hydrangeas are in full bloom now
      - Prefer partial sun to full sun
      - ‘Limelight' hydrangeas have bright chartreuse blooms in midsummer and turn to pink in late fall
      - ‘Vanilla Strawberry' is a great hydrangea with huge blooms that start as a creamy white, transition to pink and end as a strawberry red color

   -- Many different types of roses blooming from shrub roses, ground covers to climbing roses

   -- Favorite

   -- Drift Roses
      - Repeat bloomers
      - Very tough, disease resistant roses

Encore Azaleas
   -- An azalea that re-blooms spring, summer and fall
   -- Typical pink, red or white blooms

More info:
Pike Nurseries website

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