A beautiful garden has a collection of many different types of plants. They all contribute in various manners to ensure that the garden remains beautiful and appealing. For perennials, there are different reasons why they are a must have in a garden. First, they are hardy and low-maintenance plants. They also come back season after season, even when you do not replant, giving your garden resilience and consistency. Thinking of the best perennials to plant for the season? We will look at some really great plants that will offer maximum benefits. Here are seven of our favorite perennials.
7 Perennials to Plant in Your Garden
Astilbe is one of the easiest plants to grow, and its presence in your garden will be properly rewarded. It is one of the longest flowering plants, offering months of graceful colours in your garden. The blooms of astilbe can be white, purple, apricot, red, deep pink, or lavender. The foliage may be a bronze or purple.
Catmint – “Walker’s Low”
This is another hardy plant that will add so much to your garden. It has a remarkably relaxed and trouble-free growth habit. It can bloom from late spring to mid-autumn, blessing your garden with rich purple-blue spikes.
Coneflower – “White Swan” and “Magnus”
Coneflowers are some the most wonderful perennials that can bloom for months, even when the conditions are hot and dry. From early summer into mid-autumn, these amazing coneflowers bloom. Magnus is a purple-flowering coneflower, while White Swan has white petals and orange-copper cones.
Coreopsis – “Full Moon”
This is another flower that can really tolerate drought. The Full Moon boast of large, soft yellow flowers that can grow up to 3 inches. Its flowering season stretches from early summer to early autumn.
Geranium – “Rozanne
This is one of the hardiest garden plants. Once it is properly propagated and established, maintenance is almost not required as it can survive some of the harshest weather conditions. It also brings beauty to the garden, blooming from early summer until the first frost with violet-blue flowers that are generally 2 inches wide.
Purple Flame Grass
You should definitely consider purple flame grass to add form and texture to your garden all summer long. It is a maiden grass that can grow up to 4 feet tall.
Yarrow is among the longest flowering perennials that beautifies the garden. It does better with full sun and well-drained soil, blooming in the summer and producing flat-top flowers that stay for 6 to 8 weeks.
Which ornamental perennials will you plant this season? When you have the right ones in place, they will save you money, time and energy. Enjoy your beautiful garden!
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