Lamb’s Ear is an edible herbaceous perennial that is perfect for borders, containers, and woodland gardens. It grows in sun to part shade and get 6-8" tall. It self-propagates so it needs to be tamed in beds. Spiky flowers bloom late spring to early summer. Zones 4-9
This new 'Pretty Lady Julia' Anemone's large pink blooms are perfect for adding a touch of pink to a garden. See more new must-grow perennials: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/new-perennials/?socsrc=bhgpin022613ladyjulia=2
Soapwort - Saponaria officinalis A cinch to grow. Features clusters of phlox-like pink, purple, or white flowers in summer and fall. Full sun and well-drained soil. To 2 feet tall and wide. Grow with Yarrow; both are low-care, sun-loving perennials. Zones 3-9
These bright clustered bellflowers bloom in shades of blue, purple, and pink. More perennials: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/the-best-perennials-for-cutting/?socsrc=bhgpin070113bellflower=8
Looking for plants that are unique and eye-catching, but can take the heat? This combination suggests ideal varieties that stay strong during the Summer, from the delicate, orchid-like blooms of the Angelonia to the Geranium's bold flowerheads. Download this container recipe as a PDF to save, print and share with customers!