PERENNIALS

May Night Salvia (pictured above) is one of most popular perennials due to its bright color and long lasting flowering period (spring, into summer).

 

perenn3Purple Palace Coral Bell

A favorite perennial for planting under trees. Adds color to any planting bed. Likes shade, but tolerates sun. Grows 18-24″ in height by 12″ spread. Coral Bells are available in a few different varieties that include different colors and leaf textures.

 

 

shasta daisyShasta Daisy, ” Thomas Killen”

The Shasta Daisy is well known for its beautiful white flowers throughout the summer. There are many different varieties, the “Thomas Killen” pictured to the right is well known due to the large flower and double row of white petals in the summer. The “Alaska” is another form of the Shasta Daisy that does well in the area, it has smaller flowers than the “Thomas Killen” but are similar with white petals and gold centers.

All Shasta Daisy grow 24-30″ in height and spacing should be 18-24″ apart.

The Shasta Daisy prefers sun or light shade.

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASedum, Stonecrop “Matrona”

Hybrid form of Sedum, has waxy pink-edged gray-green leaves. Large clusters of pink flowers open in late summer.

Grows 24″ to 30″ tall and spacing should be 18″.

Sedum, Stonecrop “Autumn Joy” is also a popular cultivar of Sedum. It grows to 24″ and has green foliage with pinkish/red clusters of flowers.

 

purp,coneflowerPurple Coneflower

The Purple Coneflower is popular for the tall raised flowers blooming in the summer, also available as “Alba Coneflower” which has white petals with the same orange/brown centers.

The Coneflower can tolerate heat, drought, and winds.

Grows from 24″ to 36″ tall and should be spaced 18-24″.

Tolerates full sun, and prefers well drained soil.

 

rudbeckiaRudbeckia, “Black Eyed Susan”

A showy type of Coneflower that has yellow petals on the flower with a dark center. “Black Eyed Susan” are compact and grow rapidly in fertile soil.

Grows up to 36″ tall and spreads close to 20″. Blooms last from midsummer to fall.

Prefers full sun to part shade.

 

Perennials For the Fall

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CHRYSANTHEMUM

Hardy Mums are a very popular perennial to add fall color to your landscape. Mums range from 12″-24″ tall and spread up to 18″.

Flowers come in late summer through the fall. Can handle full sun to part shade and prefer well drained soil.

Available in a variety of colors

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAster, Novae-Angliae “Purple Dome”

New England Aster- wide color range available.

Flowers in late summer into fall, grows 18″ tall x 15″ wide.

Compact branching habit makes for full compact flowers in fall.

Likes Sun.

 

Iris Variegated Leaf

 

 

 

 

For availability on a variety of other perennials call us at (630)-759-1205. We carry hundreds of perennials in stock and can order any others that grow well in our zone. (Zone 5)