Transform Your Landscape with Spectacular Summer Annuals!
Experience a Summer Splash of Color!

Balanced Enviroments

June 21, 2023

Experience a Summer Splash of Color!

As the summer season graces us with its warmth and sunshine, it’s the perfect time to infuse your midwest landscape with the vibrant beauty of summer annuals.

Experience a Summer Splash of Color!

At Balanced Environments, Inc., we are thrilled to present our carefully curated selection of summer annuals that are ideally suited to thrive in the midwest climate. Elevate your outdoor spaces with these stunning varieties, adding color, texture, and a touch of magic to your landscape.

Impatiens (Impatiens walleriana)

Known for their lush foliage and profusion of vibrant blossoms, impatiens are a popular choice for Illinois gardens. These shade-loving annuals come in a multitude of colors, including shades of pink, purple, white, and red, bringing life to shady areas of your landscape.

Experience a Summer Splash of Color!
Experience a Summer Splash of Color!

Marigolds (Tagetes spp.):

Marigolds are a classic summer annual that adds a burst of sunshine to any garden. With their golden or orange petals, these hardy flowers thrive in full sun and are known to repel certain pests, making them both beautiful and beneficial for your landscape.

Zinnias (Zinnia elegans):

Zinnias are a favorite among gardeners for their striking and diverse blooms. Available in a wide range of colors, these heat-tolerant annuals are perfect for adding bold splashes of color to your garden beds or containers. They attract butterflies and other pollinators, making them a delightful addition to your landscape.

Experience a Summer Splash of Color!
Experience a Summer Splash of Color!

Petunias (Petunia spp.):

Petunias are a versatile and low-maintenance choice for your summer landscape. These annuals come in various shades, including vibrant pinks, purples, and whites, and can thrive in both full sun and partial shade. Their cascading growth habit makes them ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes, or as ground cover.

Salvia (salvia spp.):

With their tall spikes of vibrant flowers, salvias are excellent for adding vertical interest to your garden. These hardy perennials are often grown as annuals in Illinois and come in a range of colors, including blues, purples, and reds. They are known for attracting hummingbirds and butterflies, adding a touch of natural beauty to your landscape.

Experience a Summer Splash of Color!
Experience a Summer Splash of Color!

Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides):

If you’re looking for colorful foliage to complement your summer blooms, coleus is an excellent choice. With their stunning array of variegated leaves in shades of green, burgundy, pink, and yellow, coleus plants thrive in shade or partial shade, making them perfect for adding texture and visual interest to shaded areas of your landscape.

Discover the full potential of your landscape by incorporating these enchanting summer annuals. Our knowledgeable team at BEI is eager to assist you in selecting the perfect summer annuals for your specific needs and preferences. See the colors and textures firsthand, and allow us to provide guidance on planting and care. Let us help you create an unforgettable landscape that brings joy and inspiration all season long.

Experience a Summer Splash of Color!

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