Plants - Perennials

Get the most out of your perennial purchase

How to scrutinize plants to ensure they'll get a healthy start in your garden

Easy-care perennials

For sun
  • Daylily (Hemerocallis)
    Blooms: midsummer
  • Siberian iris (Iris sibirica)
    Blooms: early summer
  • Blazing star (Liatris)
  • Peony (Paeonia cvs.)
    Blooms: early summer
  • ‘Goldsturm' coneflower (Rudbeckia var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm')
    Blooms: midsummer
  • Stonecrop (Sedum cvs.)
    Blooms: late summer

For shade

  • Barrenwort (Epimedium x versicolor): blooms in spring; attractive foliage all season
  • Ferns: attractive foliage, blooms all season
  • Hostas: blooms in summer; attractive foliage all season
  • Deadnettle (Lamium maculatum): blooms in early summer
  • Solomon's seal (Polygonatum cvs.): blooms in spring
  • Lungwort (Pulmonaria cvs.): blooms in spring

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