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Posted by Russ Griffin on May 17, 2021 4th of July Flowers Memorial Day Plants Summer

A Guide to Our Favorite Summertime Botanicals

The season to have fun in the sun is here once again, which also means the breathtaking summer botanicals are getting themselves ready to be adored and loved. With a plethora of vibrant and colorful greens and blooms, it can be an overwhelming task to choose the perfect stems to add to your home decor. Luckily, your friends and experts here at Griffin’s Floral Design, the number one flower shop in Columbus, are rounding up a couple of our favorite timeliness flowers and reinvigorating plants that thrive in the warm summer months.

Best Blooms of Summer

Bold, lush, large, and stunning, these are summer’s most popular flowers. An arrangement of these beauties will brighten your home in an instant.

Calla Lily

Classy and elegant, the Calla lily comes in a variety of beautiful colors such as pink, rose, lavender, yellow, orange, and maroon. White Calla lilies are the most popular, though, and are a popular flower in weddings.

Dahlias

Vivid, large, and breathtaking, the dahlia is a summer blooming flower loved by florists and gardeners. They make a great cut flower and come in a range of vibrant beautiful colors including pink, orange, white, yellow, and purple.

Daisies

Cheerful and sweet, daisies are a popular summer flower and symbolize innocence and purity. Daisies come in a variety of bright colors but the most popular is the white daisy with a central yellow disc known as the Shasta daisy.

Delphinium

A vertical stem that holds around 20 vibrant and frilly blooms, typically in blue and purple colors, delphiniums are popular as cut flowers. They add a striking vertical feature to arrangements and look amazing on their own as well.

Hydrangea

Known for their lush, big blooms, hydrangea flowers come in a variety of lovely colors, such as light pink, light blue, dark blue, peach, and lavender. They are very popular in summer floral bouquets and gorgeous as cut stems alone in their own vase.

Peonies

Seen in many June weddings, the alluring peony has a large rose-like bloom and exudes elegance, romance, and beauty. Coming in shades of pink, yellow, peach, red, and white, this is a short-season summer flower that makes its beauty all the more desirable.

Roses

The most popular flower in the world, roses love the summer sun. Growing in nearly every color imaginable and renowned for being a symbol of love, this gorgeous bloom with its sweet fragrance is beloved by all.

Snapdragon

Cheerful and colorful, snapdragons flourish in the sun. Their vertical stalk can host a bountiful number of frilly and blooms in multiple rich colors.

Sunflowers

A symbol of the summer sun, the beloved sunflower brings light, energy, vibrancy, joy, and happiness to any space. Summer wouldn’t be summer without this magnificent bloom.

The Best Summer Plants

Add some healthy green plants to your home this summer by selecting those which love the sun and thrive during warmer weather.

Croton

If you’re looking for a houseplant with bright, colorful foliage to liven up your home, then pick up a croton plant. With variegated leaves in vibrant orange, yellow, green, and red colors, this plant is sure to impress.

Philodendron

Coming in multiple varieties, philodendrons make great house plants and are well known for their air-cleaning abilities. Their leaves are large, glossy, and green and they love being placed near a sunny window.

Spider Plants

These stunning plants have long, slender leaves that gracefully arch up and then fall downwards. A hardy plant, spider plants can usually survive even in less than perfect conditions.

Succulents

Striking and hard to kill, succulents come in a variety of styles, shapes, and colors and are excellent decorative plants for your home. Succulents love bright light and require plenty of water.

Swiss Cheese Plant

Another sun-loving plant, the captivating and beautiful Swiss cheese plant has large, heart-shaped leaves with holes in them which is how it got its name.

There are plenty more summer blooms and plants that deserve proper recognition and a place on our list of brilliant botanicals. However, our guide would simply be endless if we included each of our favorites. Therefore, your friends here at Griffin’s Floral Design encourage you to peruse our growing collection of seasonal bouquets and arrangements to find that perfect seasonal addition to your home.