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Perennial Flower Gardening
Brandywine Cottage, featured inside The Layered Garden by David L. Culp. Photo credit Rob Cardillo.
If you’re looking for low-maintenance perennials, this article is a must-read. We’re sharing our favorite perennial flowers that are easy to grow in a small or big garden. Use this guide to plan your stunning backyard landscaping.
bellflower; perennial; lilac, blue, white, deep purple; 4-36 inches depending on kind of Bellfloer; partial shade-partial sun; June-Aug or Sept
Trillium (trillium, wakerobin, tri flower, birthroot, birthwort) is a genus of about 4050 species of perennial flowering plants native to temperate regions of North America and Asia. The flower has three green or reddish sepals and usually three petals in shades of red, purple, pink, white, yellow, or green. There are six stamens at the center. There are three stigmas that are borne on a very short style, if any.
Gladiolus Black Walnut Perennial Flower
Dicentra spectabilis, or bleeding heart, is native to woodlands and a shade loving perennial. The name bleeding heart describes the unique flowers, which resemble tiny pink or white hearts with drops of blood at the bottom.
Sedums Sedums are easy to grow, stingy with water, and rich in texture and shape. With its masses of flowers and light gray-green foliage, Autumn Joy (in our photo) is familiar to many Midwest gardeners. By midsummer, it produces green broccolilike buds, which open into large pink flower heads that deepen to rusty red by fall. }Midwest Living/Garden/Flowers
Perennials are a gardener favorite and for good reason! Perennials come in a variety of bright and colorful blooms and are extremely low maintenance. Perennial flowers are perfect for a beginning gardener. Pick up a few of our favorites such as sedum, daylily or hydrangea for a thriving garden.