Five-Plant Gardens: 52 Ways to Grow a Perennial Garden with

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White flowers perfectly spotted with burgundy. A. millefolium 'Paprika' - Red flowers June-Sept. 2-3 ft. Compact mounds of grey-green foliage make an unusual groundcover, or an edging in the front of a border. My rebloomers bloom better this way, too. But they are confused about which milkweed species they should plant. It is far better to have a few large masses of several good varieties than a mixed collection of many inharmonious plants.

Hostas (Wisley Handbooks)

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False Solomon's Seal should be grown in well drained but moist, slightly acidic soil The fern like foliage and the showy plume flowers of False Spirea make them a favorite summer flowering perennial. Those are most of my pinks and blues for late spring. One great example of the perennial flower’s history is althaea officinalis (better known as marshmallow flowers). Read the quote above to see why we're now calling Gladiolus x gandavensis under it's new 'study' name, 'Carolina Primrose' Can survive in Zone 6 with heavy snow cover or in a protected spot.

The Horticulture Gardener's Guides - Perennials

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Plants usually tolerate some drought, but they grow and flower best with regular water. Vivid purple-pink flowers atop dark stems. A mixed border of herbaceous perennials and shrubs has several advantages. Schaefer’s is located just 40 miles west of Chicago on Lake St. (Route 31) in Montgomery Illinois (IL). Large clumps of dark, bronzy-green, heart shaped leaves. Lily Turf produces spikes of tiny flowers in late summer, followed by dark blue berries in late fall. We began with a drink, while the palest of spring flowers around us in the garden lit up the dusk, then moved inside to share a gorgeous meal as Fergus talked and showed slides of plants, plants, and yet more plants!

Taylor's Guide to Perennials (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

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Zones 3. montana (Perennial Bachelor Button) The perennial bachelor button produces deep blue, 2in. flowers for many weeks throughout the summer, cut back for rebloom. 12-18ins. tall. Grows in sun to part shade to 9" tall and 24" wide. At Canning Perennials this is still a very popular perennial. We have been growing crops in Colorado in the same location since 1889! Further, those biennials and perennials that bloom the first year along with tender perennials (those actually killed by frost) are often treated as annuals in the landscape.

Annuals & Perennials (Botanica)

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While some perennials survive with little care, more require some attention to look their best. Pairs of small, bell-shaped, white flowers dangle in spring along and underneath the arching stems. The two grow well together in damp grass or light woodland. An outstanding selection distinguished both by extra broad leathery leaves each very narrowly margined with pale yellow green and extra large, sweetly fragrant pendulous flowers. From tissue culture so each plant is identical.

Complete Hydrangeas

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Apply another treatment of fertilizer to late-blooming plants in late summer. This is a unique fall blooming anemone with crisped ruffled foliage with red markings along edges and pretty pink flowers. The phrase applies to perennials and annuals, too. Depending on variety & flower size, deadheading may be tedious, but will encourage rebloom. Heuchera Caramel - Caramel color on top, rosy colored on bottom of leaves Liriope - common name Lilyturf: Liriope is a great perennial for sun or shade.

The Pocket Gardener: Perennials (card deck)

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Does not produce a strawberry as the name might suggest. H. 'Marmalade' - Shiny, undulating foliage is umber to deep sienna with hot pink undersides. 10 in. Great for patios Peach/yellow flowers 16-18 in.,very long blooming, NATIVE White flowers with a candy pink picotee, reddish foliage matures to green 2-3 FEET SOLD OUT White flowers with red sepals are held above graceful foliage. Plant in sun or shade. 16 in. (Zone 6) Yellow and green variegated form of the species. Large outer two whorls of petals are white infused with a touch of pink the next four or five are white streaked with chartreuse green and the innermost four or five whorls are white.

Fuchsias: A Colour Guide (Colour Guides)

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Most gardeners these days are aware of the importance of planting flowers that attract beneficial insects. It blooms in May & thrives in rich organic acid soil with ample shade and moisture. A. millefolium 'Summer Berries' - Multi-colored mix of reds, pinks, apricot and white. Broad petals with dark purple ruffled edges. Narrow grass like tufts of foliage grow to 20" tall and flower in May & June. Low growing ground-cover with beautiful tiny blue flowers. $5.00 in quarts.

perennial flower guide Practical gardening Baike

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Sun tolerant in moist soil. 24-48 inches. Lithodora diffusa 5 5" X 3' Evergreen. Blooms late spring to mid summer. 1-2 ft. Pinks are widely used in beds, borders, rock gardens, for edging and as cut flowers. They are drought- rabbit- and deer-resistant. White flowers above a mound of burgundy leaves that mature silver with dark purple veins. 16 in. Don't neglect your cutting garden either. S. album 'Red Ice' - Foliage is green in summer and blood red in fall and winter. 3-4 in.

Perennial Gardening in Texas

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The fact that it is an annual should not deter you from growing this plant as a climber. Pale yellow, bright yellow, pink (photo), white, and red are Yarrow's flower colors. Most perennials need to be 2 years old before they will bloom. In your particular yard there are microclimates--sheltered areas that are warmer, exposed areas that are cooler, pockets where frost lingers, where soil is more alkaline, or that are perpetually boggy or shady.