Cha-ching! July is payday in the garden. This is when all of your work last fall and this spring is right in view for you to admire. Just about everything, with the exception of the really early blooming shrubs, is looking sassy. These are loaded with blooms or just drenched in rich, deep shades of green. So, how to choose the best of the month? Let’s go red, white, and blue (or reddish-pinkish-white as above!).
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Red Dragon® Hibiscus
Profuse double red blooms all summer long. Mix with other hibiscus for tropical effect or with foliage plants to set off its hot colors. Full sun. Up to 8′ tall and 4′ wide. Zones 10 – 11.
Red, White, and Blue Flowering Shrubs for Zones 3 - 5
Grace N’ Grit™
Red Shrub Rose
Upright bouquets of fully double roses on fuss-free shrubs that'll endure a long, hot summer with an unwavering blooming zeal. Full sun. 5′ tall, 4′ wide. Zones 4 – 9.
Seaside Serenade® Bar Harbor Hydrangea
Masses of big, white flower heads put on a spectacular show. Partial to full sun. Up to 4′ tall and wide. Zones 3-8.
Blue! The bright blue needles hold their color all year long, but are a brighter hue in summer. Makes everything around it shine. Partial to full sun. Up to 5′ tall, 6′ wide. Zones 2-8
Red, White and Blue Flowering Shrubs for Zones 6 - 8
Red Crape Myrtle
Beautiful scarlet-red blooms, excellent mildew and disease resistance. This is a stunning mid-size, fuss-free shrub. Full sun. Up to 5′ tall and wide. Zones 6-10.
Spectacular conical clusters of fragrant, snowy-white, butterfly luring flowers. The dwarf form is ideal for smaller gardens. Partial to full sun. Up to 6′ tall, 5′ wide. Zones 5-9.
Deep-blue flowers bloom through fall. Welcome addition to any perennial border or wildlife garden. Compact with fragrant foliage. Full sun. Up to 2 1/2′ tall, 2′ wide. Zones 5-9
Red, White, and Blue Flowering Shrubs for Zones 9 - 11
Vivid, deep-red flowers combine with very dark, burgundy foliage to create a stunning, compact shrub. Partial to full sun. Up to 6′ tall and wide. Zones 7-9.
Large, double flowers fill the garden with a haunting fragrance. Near year-round bloom in mild climates. Partial to full sun. Up to 8′ tall, 4′ wide. Monrovia Exclusive. Zones 9-11.
Huge clusters of vivid deep blue flowers cover this sprawling, vine-like shrub most of the year in warm zones. Beautiful annual for colder zones. Full sun. Up to 5′ tall, 8′ wide. Zones 9-11.