20 Perennial Flowers To Spruce Up Your Garden

The great joy of perennial flowers is that you plant them once and then they reappear season after season for several years. Most of those on this list are old favorites that can be relied on to provide a splash of color every season. In fact some are not truly perennials but rather annuals that are such prolific self seeders that it comes to the same thing. These twenty perennial flowers are described in an article which I found on the Garden Lovers Club website.

It?s no wonder that for generations perennial flowers have graced gardens around the world.?There is a certain pleasure in seeing the arrival each year of favorites that like wildflowers, just seem to happen on their own.

The following will introduce you to 20 favorite perennial flowers that are easy to bring into your gardens and may serve to fill out difficult planting areas such as slopes, rocky areas, depressions, ledges and even around trees.


Aster x Frikartii Flowers bring a pleasant pastel pop of purple color to any perennial garden. Growing best in full sunlight they make a great addition to butterfly gardens, backyard landscapes, and more. Their daisy styled shape and their long stems make them perfect additions to floral arrangements or bouquets. Aster x Frikartii plants grow to be roughly two feet tall.

Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii) ??Related to Catnip, this is the perfect perennial that is easy to grow and keep alive. Not only does Catmint sprout flowers in multiple colors, such as pink, white and purple, but it?s a great plant to look at throughout the growing season as it provides a gray-green foliage that people will truly enjoy.

Coneflower flowers have a cone-shaped interior and a floppy petal. Coneflowers belong to an assortment of wildflowers that fall into the coneflower category. Uncomplicated to cultivate and loved by wildlife, the coneflower flower disperses itself effortlessly in good quality earth and plenty of sunshine. A variety of grandiose colors, including orangey-violets, makes it the perfect addition to any cut flower arrangement.
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