www.larksperennials.com EARLY JULY IN MY GARDENS
In the early morning the first thing I do is deadhead my plants. I find it really helps prolong bloom time. In Wisconsin zone 4-5 we have a short growing season about 7 months if we are lucky. If you are a gardener, please join me on my forum, www.larksperennials.com
1 of 23: Clustered Bellflower and hosta Sum and Substance. I like this HUGE hosta because it will take alot of sun without getting burned, plus slugs don\'t like it.
7 of 23: I like this Heliopsis because of its varigated foliage and the Sunny Border Blue Veronica blooms for months with deadheading.
10 of 23: Varigated Ribbon Grass is a traveler but, it can be planted in a pot and then sink it in the ground. It also will take some shade and alot of moisture.
11 of 23: Veronica \'Red Fox\' blooms for 2 months with deadheading or cutting back. Nice height in a perennial border, about 18 inches.
13 of 23: Bright faces of Gloriosa Daisies which I leave self seed. Deadhead and they will bloom for 3 months.
14 of 23: Excellent allium for naturalizing and late bloomer. This looks purple but, in the garden it is more burgundy.
18 of 23: This is a knock your socks off perennial, Queen of the Prairie. Five feet tall and a soft cotton candy like plume.