Preplanned Garden

Here is my preplanned garden design, a sunny garden plan for perennials that bloom all summer.

This is a small flower bed plan for companion flowering plants that are very low-maintenance.

My companion planting chart has a selection of perennials that like the same soil, and they all love the sun.

This preplanned perennial garden makes it so easy for you to build a flower bed that has beautiful colors and plants that look great together.

You can purchase all the plants by clicking on the plant name next to the pictures down below.

The Planned Garden Bed Below is 6 x 3 feet.

Preplanned Garden

A Preplanned Perennial Flower Bed 6 feet x 3 feet

Perennials That Bloom All Summer

All the perennials for this sunny garden design are hardy to zones 4-9 and they will flower all summer long.

I have personally selected all the plants for this sunny summer-blooming border for their texture, color, form and easy of care.

The thing they want is full sun and well-drained soil. If your soil doesn’t drain well, build a raised bed a foot high at least.


Hardy Geranium Brookside
A. 3 each Hardy Geraniums ‘Brookside’

A beautiful blue perennial growing to 18 inches tall and 12 inches wide.

A long blooming plant for summer gardens.

Full sun to partial sun. Cold zones 4-8, heat zones 8-1.


Coneflower, Echinacea, 'Summer Sky'
B. 3 each
Coneflower
Echinacea

A pink summer-flowering perennial. Grows to 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide.

Full sun and avarage soil conditions.

Cold zones 3-9, heat zones 9-1.


Valeriana ruber
C. 4 each Valeriana, Centranthus ruber

Long, showy pink-red blooms that flowers throughout summer.

Bushy clumps to 3 feet high and wide.

Cold zones 2-9, heat zones 9-1.


phlox subulata
D. 3 each
Dianthus

Blue variety. Available in many colors, including blue.

Forms a stunning 6 inch high mat spreading to 18 inches wide, or wider. Stays green all year after blooming in mild climates.

Cold zones 1-17, heat zones 17-1.


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E. 3 each Dianthus,’Baths Pink’

Neat ground hugging, foot wide mat of sweet fragrant flowers.

Fringed, soft pink blooms on 12-15 inch stems.

Blooms from spring to fall if deadheaded.

Cold zones 3-9, heat zones 9-1.


russian sage
F. 1 piece, Russian Sage

Blue-purplish blooms in late summer.

Drought tolerant. Grows to 3-4 feet tall and 204 feet wide.

Cold zones 5-9, heat zones 9-1.


pink knockout rose
G. 1 each Pink Knockout Rose

One of the most disease resistant roses on the market.

It’s constantly covered in blooms from early summer until frost.

A hardy shrub rose that will make this preplanned garden shine.

Grows about 3 feet tall to 2-3 feet wide. Cold zones 4-9, heat 9-1.


sedum vera jameson
H. 1 each

Sedum

A low growing stonecrop with ruby red flowers.

Grows to 8-12 inches high, and about 18 inches wide.

Very drought tolerant, needs full sun. Cold zones 1-9, heat zones 14-24.


Hyssops Blue Fortune
I. 3 each
Hyssop

A tough long-blooming perennial that hummingbirds and butterflies flock to.

Full sun and well-drained soil.

Very low maintenance. Grows to 3 feet tall and 8 inches wide with powder-blue flowers spikes.

Cold zones 4-10, heat zones 10-1.


Shasta Daisy, Banana Cream
J. 3 each Shasta Daisy, ‘Banana Cream’, Leucanthemum superbum

A wonderful golden yellow daisy that will make this garden pop.

Starts blooming late spring, all summer and into fall, if deadheaded.

Grows 2-4 feet tall to 2 feet wide. Cold zones 4-9, heat zones 9-1.


cranesbill geranium
K. 3 each

Cranesbill Geranium

A herbaceous perennial with beautiful purple flowers that bloom in spring into summer.

Grows to 1 foot high and spreads to 3 feet wide.

Full sun and medium moisture. Cold zones 4-8, heat zones 8-1.


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