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from Sunset

Divide iris

Divide Iris in heat of summer when dormant - July thru Sep. Recommended to divide every 3 to 4 years whether crowded or not. Use a spading fork instead of a shovel because it is less likely to cut roots and rhizomes.

from Proven Winners

'Sweet Summer Love' - Clematis x

Sweet Summer Love - Related to Sweet Autumn! Claims to be just as easy to care for as Sweet Autumn! Gp 3, similar bloom time. Sold by Proven Winners and Spring Meadow Nursery.

from Better Homes and Gardens

Best Flowering Shrubs for Hedges

Hardy Hibiscus produces showstopping 8- to 12-inch-diameter flowers! More flowering shrubs for hedges: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/trees-shrubs-vines/shrubs/best-flowering-shrubs-for-hedges/?socsrc=bhgpin072813hardyhibiscus=15

For guaranteed impact in sunny garden borders these hardy, summer flowering shrubs are unbeatable! Versatile and undemanding, this collection of deciduous shrubs provides continuous colour from March to September. Lonicera (Shrubby Honeysuckle) -Clusters of pink flowers; Buddleja (Butterfly Bush) -Purple flowers; Forsythia -Yellow star shaped flowers; Ribes (Flowering Currant) -Deep pink red flowers; Philadelphus (Mock Orange) -Fragrant double white flowers. Plant in sun or semi shade.

Prunus triloba (Flowering Almond Shrub). I like flowering shrubs for anchoring a garden area. especially close to the house.

from Better Homes and Gardens

The Most Beautiful Spring-Flowering Shrubs

Bell-shaped Beautybush blooms in the late spring and early summer. More spring-flowering shrubs: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/trees-shrubs-vines/shrubs/beautiful-spring-flowering-shrubs/?socsrc=bhgpin040113beautfybush=18