How to choose popular perennials for the garden

How to make your garden blossom with popular perennials

Perennials are one of the most popular types of flowering plants for every gardener. This plants are easy to grow and very beautiful when it flowers. Moreover, perennials comes in different colors like that of a rainbow. It has various shapes and sizes, thus making them a great choice for any garden. The specialty of these types of flowers is that they comes year after year. Some of the perennials will last for decades while the life span of every species vary from each other.

Perennials can be grown anywhere in the garden, and anywhere around the home as well. Many of the varieties are great for landscape plantings. They have an ability to regenerate and this makes them perfect for areas of the garden which are difficult to reach. Growing perennials to surround a pole, an accent a front entrance or in a driveway is a great idea for any gardener.

However, the toughest part of perennials for many gardeners is choosing the right ones. There are many perennials available but which one to choose is the question for everyone. This article will try to help with some of the problem.

Some of the Popular perennials

Here is a brief overview of some of the most popular perennials for your garden. One line of care tips is also stated.

Name: Achillea

Common name: Yarrow

Needs: Proper sunlight, moderate water

 

Name: Anemone

Common name: Japanese Anemone

Needs: Partial shade, regular watering

 

Name: Aster

Common name: New England Aster

Needs: Proper sunlight, partial shade in hot climates, regular watering

 

Name: Astilbe

Needs: Partial to full shade, regular watering

 

Name: Chrysanthemum

Common name: Shasta Daisy

Needs: Proper sunlight, partial shade in hot climates, regular watering

 

Name: Coreopsis

Common name: Threadleaf Coreopsis

Needs: Proper sunlight, moderate to little watering

 

Name: Delphinium

Needs: Proper sunlight, regular watering

 

Name: Echinacea

Common name: Purple Coneflower

Needs: Proper sunlight, moderate watering

 

Name: Geranium

Common name: Geranium

Needs: Proper sunlight or partial shade. Regular watering

 

Name: Helleborus

Common name: Lenten Rose

Needs: Proper sunlight in winter; partial to full shade in spring, summer and fall. Regular watering

 

Name: Nepeta

Common name: Catmint

Needs: Proper sunlight, moderate watering

 

Name: Paeonia

Common name: Peony

Needs: Proper sunlight, partial shade in hot climates, regular watering

 

Name: Papaver

Common name: Oriental Poppy

Needs: Proper sunlight, regular to moderate watering

 

Name: Penstemon

Common name: Beard Tongue

Needs: Proper sunlight; light shade in hot climates. Regular watering.

 

Name: Phlox

Common name: Summer Phlox

Needs: Proper sunlight. Flowers may fade in hot climates. Needs regular watering.

 

Name: Redbeckia

Common name: Black-Eyed Susan

Needs: Proper sunlight. Regular to moderate watering.

 

Name: Salvia

Needs: Proper sunlight. Regular watering.

 

Name: Sedum

Common name: Autumn Joy

Needs: Proper sunlight or partial shade. Moderate to little watering.

 

Name: Veronica

Needs: Proper sunlight. Regular watering.

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