Top 10 Long Blooming Perennials
Here's a list of our all time favorite tried-and-true top performing perennials with extended bloom time and low maintenance requirements. Many of these combine effortlessly in Garden Design.
Coreopsis Moonbeam - Cheerful yellow daisy like blooms persist from summer-fall. Use in front of the border or in containers.
Combination Ideas: Sedum Autumn Joy, Red or pink daylilies, KnockOut roses, Buddleia Blue Chip
Geranium Rozanne - This fast growing groundcover has charming blue flowers beginning in June and persist well into October. Stems trail up neighboring plants in a pleasant way. We feel this is one of the best of the hardy geraniums.
Combination Ideas : Daisy Banana Cream, White or pink coneflowers, Ornamental grasses
Russian sage (Perovskia) - Drought proof, Russian sage thrives in poor soil and packs a punch of color with scented gray foliage & blue flowers. Easy to grow.
Combination Ideas: Rudbeckia Goldsturm, Coneflowers, Butterfly bush, Knock Out roses, Ornamental grasses
Nepeta Walker's Low . Our all-time favorite, drought-proof perennial that fills in fast! Blue flowers persist thru fall.
Combination Ideas : Coreopsis Moonbeam, KnockOut roses
Coneflowers - Now available in a wider selection of vibrant colors. We can't say enough about easy to grow echinaceas that blooms from summer-fall.
Combination Ideas : KnockOut roses, Ornamental grasses, Sedum Autumn Joy
Rudbeckia Goldsturm - Irresistible golden-yellow daisies bloom from summer-fall. Seed heads provide food for birds during winter.
Combination Ideas: Russian sage, White daisies, Sedum Autumn Joy
Sedum Autumn Joy - Although blooming later in the season, overall plant structure & emerging flower heads extend the appeal on the drought proof perennial.
Combination Ideas: Russian sage, Rudbeckia Goldsturm, Ornamental grasses
Daylily Happy Returns - The name says it all. No sunny garden should be without some form of reblooming daylily.
Combination Ideas : KnockOut roses, Sedum Autumn Joy, Coneflowers
Salvia - This easy care plant is deer proof & remains bushy & upright blooming from early summer to fall. Deadheading spent blooms is helpful but not necessary.
Combination Ideas : Coreopsis Moonbeam, Sunny Yellow Knock Out roses
Calamagrostis - This ornamental grass grows up to 5' tall. It is the perfect background plant for many perennials.
Combination Ideas: Sedum Autumn Joy, Rudbeckia Goldsturm