How to grow alliums, what variety to choose. Not susceptible to any serious plant diseases or pests and even ornamental alliums are deer and rodent resistant because they are technically members of the onion family.
20 Favorite perennials- Sunset Mag-English lavender is the most fragrant, but Spanish lavender’s deep purple “rabbit ears” stand out. compact form Lavandula angustifolia ‘Thumbelina Leigh’ from High Country Gardens. It stays 12 to 15 inches tall.
Forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica) . Must-haves for lightly shaded woodland gardens, these much-loved plants bear tiny but exquisite blue flowers in spring in mild climates. ‘Baby Blue’, a hybrid from Proven Winners.
Alstroemeria (Peruvian lily) more favorite perennial flowers).These unfussy, long-lived plants pump out beautiful foliage and flowers year after year. Plant in fall or spring when cooler temperatures help them get a healthy start.
Catmint (Nepeta Faassenii) Loose spikes of lavender-blue flowers cover the soft, silvery-green mounds in late spring and early summer. As soon as blossoms fade, shear plants back by half, or cut faded flower stems to the ground to encourage rebloom.
Sedum telephium Dense flower clusters on sturdy stems rise above bright green leaves. Blooms start out blush-colored, aging to coppery pink, then rust as weather cools. Plants reach 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide. Pretty beside asters. More about Sed