The great thing about perennial flowers is that you plant them once and then they bloom for season after season for many years. While they may need some attention from time to time such as dividing plants when they become too large or cutting back the stems in winter, there is not the regular purchase of new plants as is the case with annuals. These twenty favorite 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. Once established in their designated areas they will delight by naturalizing and spreading the beauty of these favorites year after year with minimal efforts. No need to replant entire areas every spring, as these wonders of nature will show up with little more than watering.? Choose varieties that will bloom at different times of the season so that something is always bringing color to the site.
The following will introduce you to 20 favorite perennial flowers that are easy to bring into your garden.
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.