Types of Summer Flowers: A Variety of Color

Posted on June 2, 2010

There is nothing more invigorating than the warm summer air and the smell of summer flowers.  As spring heats up into summer, new blooms emerge and the intoxicating fragrance of flowers fills our senses.  With the first day of summer just a few weeks away there are so many different types of summer flowers just waiting to open. The various types of summer flowers gives us a bounty of choices that makes this time of year the perfect time to share flowers with friends and families.  Whether you are going to a barbeque at a friend’s house, or spending a long weekend with your family, bringing an arrangement of warm summer flowers is always a welcoming gift.  Summer flowers come in a diverse array of shapes and colors.  Pinks, Blues, and Purples are the types of summer flowers that are very popular choices for the season. Pink summer flowers arrangement lilies and carnations in pretty pink

Pink Summer Flowers

Heading over to the in-laws for a mini-vacation or getting together for a huge family reunion with people you have not seen for years?  Pink summer flowers are a great choice for these events.  These types of summer flowers are a symbol of happiness and joy.   Pink summer flowers can range from the softest and most subtle pinks to deep, rich hues and these types of summer flower go with any other colored flower.  Match pale pink with white flowers to create a delicate tonal shift or create a focal point with a bright fuchsia cluster surrounded by faint yellow flower accents.  Choose from these pink summer flowers for your next family gathering:
  • Morning Glories
  • Zinnias
  • Cleome
  • Petunias
  • Begonias
  • Gladiolas
  • Dahlias
  • Daylilies

Blue Summer Flowers

Planning a relaxing weekend to unwind with your close friends?  Blue flowers are intended to take your cares away.  These types of summer flowers symbolize a sense of calming, peacefulness, and serenity.  What you and your friends need is nothing more than some quiet time to take it easy.  Sit back, put your feet up and take in the cool and soothing effects of blue summer flowers.   Create soothing contrast by mixing blue and orange flowers, compose a uniquely harmonious arrangement of blue and white, or showcase a tranquil mix of blue and purple flowers.  Choose from these blue summer flowers for your next get together with friends:
  • Anemones
  • Forget-me-nots
  • Hydrangeas
  • Dephinium
  • Lobelia
  • Larkspur
  • Phlox
  • Carnations
Types of summer flowers include soft blue lobelia and white roses

Purple Summer Flowers

Hosting a summer party at your own place?  Nothing denotes elegance and richness like purple flowers.  These types of summer flowers signify royalty and ceremony.  Guests can gather in the kitchen as the air is filled with the scents of purple summer flowers.  Purple flowers also denote admiration and an arrangement lets your guests know you admire them and take pride in their accomplishments.  Pair purple and yellow summer flowers for an elegant match or create an arrangement with varying shades of purple to give a soft, glowing effect.  Choose from these purple summer flowers the next time you are entertaining:
  • Hyacinths
  • Lilacs
  • Lavendar
  • Freesia
  • Irises
  • Astors
  • Coneflowers
  • Orchids
Purple summer flowers of orchids in a tall glass vase

Summer Flowers Types Give So Many Options

With so many summer flowers to choose from, selecting a favorite color as a focal point can be great starting point.  Whether you go for a single flower color arrangement, or showcase a color by surrounding it with several floral varieties, there are so many types of summer flowers that can meet your every desire.  Do you have a favorite summer flower?  Is there a particular flower that reminds you of the summer?  We love to hear from you.

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