Perennials weave a magical beauty in your garden year after year with incredible foliage and colourful blooms. These unfussy and long-lived plants can be planted in spring or fall, as cooler temperatures will help them get a healthy beginning. Here is a list of perennials that you can add to your garden.
Beautiful Perennials For Your Garden:
Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria)
Flowers of this evergreen plant are in hues of violet with dark specks. The plant grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet and blooms as long as the soil is not very hot.
This suits large gardens and grows to a height of 5 feet. Clouds of lovely blue flowers bloom towards the end of summer. The plant likes sun and is quite tolerant of heat and drought.
This perennial is perfect for a fall garden and the starlike flowers burst forth in autumn and late summer. The colors include ruby reds, purples, blues and rich pinks. Some species grow almost 5 feet and are perfect for borders and beds.
This blooms in early summer or late spring. The feathery plumes rise above fernlike verdant foliage in colors of red, white and pink. It is ideal for moist and shady spots.
This lovely perennial is native to North America. This prairie grass offers beauty to your garden and is easy to maintain. The plants grow from two to six feet depending on the variety and have cloudline plumes. A few varieties display purple or red foliage during autumn.
The flowers of this perennial are appreciated for its dark green or gray-green, ferny, spicy-scented foliage. Flat-topped and showy clusters of blooms in yellow, white, red, pink and yellow appear in late spring.
The plant adds beautiful shades to the flowerbeds during early summer. Irises are moisture-loving plants. However, once the plant is established, they can tolerate even dry soil. The flowers rise above grasslike foliage in violet, yellow, blue and white shades.
Loose spikes of blue-lavender flowers cover the silvery-soft green mounds during early summer and late spring season. These one-foot tall plants make striking, informal hedges.
These super tough and colourful plants have pinkish-purple flowers with prominent coppery centers. The perennials grow two feet tall. Butter yellow Sunrise, Orange Meadowbrite and Reddish orange Sundown are some of the hybrid varieties.
Myosotis Sylvatica (Forget-me-not)
This is a must-have plant for lightly sheltered woodland gardens. They bear small, but gorgeous blue flowers in mild climates. If you are looking for a low maintenance addition to your landscape then this is just perfect.