The best flowers to bloom in the summer
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The best flowers to bloom in the summer

There is no doubt that flowers are one of the most beautiful creations of God and can effortlessly capture the attention of those around them.

They are the amazing components of Mother Nature that bring cheerfulness, happiness, and positivity to lives. Each season brings its own signature flowers.

In spring, when the weather slowly turns to summer, we all look forward to seeing different types of flowers blooming all over the place.

So, we have compiled a list of some of the most popular summer flowering plants that you can purchase from the Evanston flower shop for yourself or as a gift.


Probably the most appropriately named flower, sunflowers are stunning yellow flowers that add vitality to any home.

Despite extreme temperatures, these plants thrive. In the same way that the sun shines on a summer day, these beautiful, sun-shaped flowers bring shine to a bouquet.

Furthermore, they pair well with a wide variety of other flowers, so they can be made into a versatile bouquet for anyone and everyone.


Using these bright yellow hues of flowers will make your home more beautiful and fragrant. Colored light yellow to a golden brown, they not only please the eye, but also can be used for religious or medicinal purposes. In addition to being used as a food coloring agent, their extract also keeps pests away.


It is hard for most flowers to withstand the summer heat for long, but peonies remain beautiful for hours in bouquets, vases, arrangements, and bouquets. Because peonies are hardy, even in the sun they will thrive to the fullest and will bloom beautifully.

Depending on the variety, some peony varieties have more fragrance than others, so ask your Evanston IL florist for recommendations if you want to experience the full fragrance of peonies.       

Gerbera daisies

Among all summer flowers, gerbera daisies are the most popular. The Gerberas are the perfect choice for someone looking for a large, beautiful, and attractive indoor or terrace garden.

A wide range of colors is available for this flower, including orange, yellow, pink, and red. Gerbera daisies are a great way to add color and whimsy to any summer arrangement.

A bouquet of these flowers looks stunning on its own or combined with others. They bloom from the end of spring through early autumn, so you can use them throughout the season.


Your neighborhood florist shops will have these perennial blooms in magenta and darker pink hues soon after spring when the weather begins to warm up.

This vibrant magenta and purplish pink flower add striking color to your containers at home or any floral arrangements made from seasonal blooms. Use this bud however you like, whether it’s on your aisle or in your bouquet.

Bougainvilleas are also a great choice for summer weddings or tropical destination events because of their color and petals shape.


Dahlias are one of the most popular flowers of summer, offering the widest variety of sizes and colors. This showstopper plant has strong stems that make it perfect for arrangements.

There is nothing more gorgeous than a dahlia blooming in mid-summer till the beginning of fall when it spreads like a rainbow of colors. Consider dahlias when planning your midsummer to an early fall wedding.

At this point in time, they’re in season, in full style, and in abundance. In comparison with other flowers, dahlias are an excellent match for a number of wedding themes, including rustic, casual, elegant, tropical, and vintage. You can get these blooms by using flower delivery in Chicago services.


It is known that geraniums bloom from spring into fall, which allows them to last for a long period of time. Hanging baskets, container gardens, planted directly in your garden beds, and even tabletop displays are great places to incorporate geraniums into your landscaping.

In good care, they produce a large bracket of blooms on sturdy stems all summer. The scent of geraniums is lovely when added to fresh-cut arrangements.

You now know which flowers to order this summer to get the perfect bouquet for yourself and your loved ones. You can get in touch with us at Preston’s Florist if you have any questions.

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