False Indigo

Perovskia 'Little Spire' Dwarf Russian Sage

27 Must-Grow Perennials

Purple Coneflower It's hard not to love purple coneflower. This resilient perennial blooms much of the summer producing tons of mauve-purple blooms that hold up really well when cut. Or, if you leave them in the garden, they'll attract scores of butterflies. Name: Echinacea purpurea Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall Zones: 3-9

A guide to hardy plants for multiple zones with tips and ideas for a successful perennial garden.

Violas for the shade <3

Perennials that will Thrive in the Sun !

Blanket Flower A tough prairie plant, gaillardia blooms all summer and into fall. Its flamboyant flowers are usually marked with bright shades of red and yellow. Name: Gaillardia 'Kobold' Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall Zones: 3-8

“Carol Mackie” features cream-edged leaves and fragrant pink flowers in spring. More shrubs for your garden: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/trees-shrubs-vines/shrubs/colorful-shrubs-for-your-garden/?socsrc=bhgpin062613daphne=25

Vetch's Blue Globe Thistle - Drought tolerant perennial to 6 ft tall! Deer resistant // Great Gardens & Ideas //

Baptisia australis

"How To Design a Perennial Flower Bed" Great tips!

Verbena "The numerous selections of this flower are some of the garden’s most colorful, useful, and easy-to-grow plants. They bloom in late spring, thrive in heat, and tolerate drought." One of Southern Living's Top 10 Plants to Beat the Summer Heat.

The Best Perennials for Your Yard: 'Moonbeam' Coreopsis - goes great with everything and is a tried and true performer that does well is sun to part-sun gardens.

There's a new crop of perennial flowers ready for you to try in your garden. Here's a look at some of our favorite newcomers. Watch for them in garden centers this spring.

'Blueberry Sundae' Baptisia aka False Indigo. Growing Conditions: Full sun to partial sun and well-drained soil Size: 3 feet tall and wide Zones: 4-9 Grow It With: Coneflower

2007: 'Walker's Low' Catmint

Shade Loving Plants

Mixed Carpet Phlox - perennial; grows anywhere, even in poor, dry, sandy soil where other ground covers fail! No other plant spreads so lavishly, needs so little attention and flowers so profusely with so little care. Zones: 3-9 Light: Full Sun to Full Partial Shade

Beautiful Baptisa can withstand the summer heat. More fuss-free plants: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/editors-picks-favorite-fuss-free-plants/#page=3

Top 20 Perennials for Your Garden-once you plant them,they just keep coming year after year-a very good thing