Helleborus Amber Gem z5-8, blooms early to late spring Prefers humus-rich, well-drained soil and regular watering. Cut back flowering stems after bloom to promote new foliage growth and to prevent prolific self seeding. Many plantlets will form around base of parent plant and will bloom around the third year if left alone.
Perennial Sage: Perennial Sage Salvia is a wonderfully long bloomer. It starts flowering in early summer and continues through early autumn if you keep cutting the faded flowers off. It's also one of the most carefree perennials you pick for your garden. Zones 4-9