Pansies, late flowering bulbs and autumn crocus are good flowers to plant in July. In addition, planting herbaceous plants is possible in July, even though they are unlikely to flower until the next year.Know More
According to Burpee.com, flowers that can tolerate the frosts of the fall are the best to plant in the summer. Some examples of plants that can withstand the frost in the fall are hollyhock mallow, lavatera, ornamental cabbage and kale, alyssum, snapdragons, border phlox, repeat-blooming roses, violas and pansies.
The eight most popular types of late flowering bulbs that can be planted in July are caladiums, cannas, dahlias, daylilies, gladiolus, lilies, rhizomatous iris and tuberous begonias. In addition to these popular flowers, different areas have different types of flowers that thrive there. For example, North Carolina's list of possible flowers includes achimenes, acidanthera, agapanthus, alliums, amaryllis belladonna, anemone coronaria, begonia, caladium, canna, colocasia esculenta, convallaria, cyclamen, dahlias, eucomis, gladiolus, gloriosa, gemerocallis, iris, liatris, lilium, scadoxus, and zantedeschia.
Bulbs are not like seeds and cannot survive out of the ground indefinitely; they should be planted even if it is not the optimal time to do so. These bulbs are better off taking their chances in the ground than having no chance by not being planted.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
Start marigolds inside several weeks before the last frost by planting seeds in seedbeds. Transplant the seedlings into individual pots and then move them to the garden after the danger of frost passes. Marigolds have large seeds that are easy to germinate.Full Answer >
Once the flowers fall off an orchid, either cut back the spike or leave it, depending on the type of plant. Moth orchids, which are the most common houseplant variety, may bloom again from the same flower spike. Other orchid species do not bloom again from the same spike, and it can be removed.Full Answer >
July 4, 1776, was a Thursday. On that day in history, the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain and its monarch, King George III.Full Answer >
July 20, 1969 was a Sunday. This date is best known for being the day that U.S. astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins landed the lunar module, Eagle, on the surface of the moon.Full Answer >