Perennials: A Garden Staple
Perennials will fill your home garden beds and borders year after year.
Select colors, textures, forms and fragrances to create your ideal garden. A perennial, or "herbaceous perennial" as it is properly called, means a plant that dies back in fall and comes back in spring with fresh growth. They are a wise investment when considered for one’s yard. Perennials look great when grown in a garden, along a sidewalk or in a natural area. Each come in different sizes, shapes, and colorful blooms. The Blanket Flower is a perennial from the sunflower family. Interestingly, it's flower heads look like daisies. It blooms in early summer to early fall, in bright red, orange and yellow colors. Deadhead regularly to encourage flowering. (English) Blue Bells have a cluster of deep blue flowers on an arching stem. They prefer well-drained soil, and will grow in either sun or shade. They go dormant in mid-summer, so it is best to plant them in combination with other perennials, like ferns or hosta. At Garden Plants Nursery, we're sure you'll find plants that will thrive in your zone and create the beautiful garden effect you desire.