Tag Archives: summer plants

Varieties of Summer-Blooming Azaleas

Summer-Blooming--Azaleas

Question: I heard about some special azaleas that bloom in the summer. Can you tell me what they are and where I can find them? Answer: In the eastern woodlands of the United States, several species of deciduous azaleas bloom …

Plants We Love: Flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

Common name: Flowering raspberry, pink thimbleberry Botanical name: Rubus odoratus Virtues: Fragrant, pretty flowers that attract butterflies. Flower: Large, open, fragrant pink flowers appear in summer. Five papery pink petals surround a flat disc of pinkish yellow stamens. Flowers are …