Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susa
7 perennials that bloom all summer : Campanula persicifolia Zones: Bloom time: June; then six weeks later. To prune: Snip spent flowers promptly, without removing developing buds. Good to know: In hot regions, this one fares best in partial shade.
Four o'Clocks, an easy-to-grow flower that attracts hummingbirds butterflies. Amazing how such a nondescript-looking flower can pack such an extraordinary scent.they only open in late afternoon, so plant them where you usually sit/relax at that time.