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    Anise Hyssop - A "Model" Flower Bed: Showcasing Tall Perennials on HGTV

    RHS Plant Selector Aconitum napellus (Monk's hood). perennial to 1.5m tall, with deeply divided, dark green leaves and tall spires of violet-blue, hooded flowers in mid and late summer.

    PERENNIAL - Pincushion Flower Pincushion flower, or scabiosa, serves up dainty blue flowers all summer and into fall, making it one of the longest-lasting bloomers in the perennial bed. It likes sun or partial shade, and is best at the front of the bed. The foot-tall variety 'Blue Butterfly' stands up to heat best.

    Advertisement Gayfeather The dramatic spires of this sun-loving perennial create an eye-catching vertical element in the midsummer garden. Reaching up to 3 feet tall, the lavender, purple or white blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Gayfeather needs full sun and air circulation to avoid mildew; plant roughly one foot apart. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 9

    perennials that make fab cut flowers!

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    Delphinium The hardy Blue Fountains delphinium, shown here, is the ideal choice for an exposed garden or mixed border in full sun and well-drained soil; at 32 to 39 inches tall, their early summer blooms can withstand wind and do not need staking.

    Verbena bonariensis/ Tall Vervain - This is a tall growing "see-through" plant great for perennial borders. This tender perennial reseeds itself easily. Very drought tolerant!

    Mesa yellow blanket flowers... 10-12" tall perennial

    Giant Scabiosa Cephalaria gigantea (Code: PCEGA) Grow amongst tall perennials and grasses, or at the back of a border against a drak hedge. Masses of yellow flowers dance above the perennial border like primrose fairies.

    Meadow Sage - violet-blue flowers from midsummer to early fall - loved by butterflies and hummingbirds and are great cut flowers - up to 28 inches tall ...for front of garden?

    Hollyhock - Lend old-fashioned charm to your perennial border with hollyhock. Known for its tall spires of colorful blooms, hollyhock is the perfect back-of-the-border plant. Old-fashioned selections can easily grow more than 6 feet tall in a spot with full sun and moist, well-drained soil.

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    Top 20 Perennials for Your Garden Russian Sage Suited to larger gardens, this 3-foot-wide by 5-foot-tall perennial creates clouds of blue flowers in late summer. Russian sage likes sun, and is tolerant of drought and heat. Plant it at the back of the bed and give it room to grow.

    Arisaema sikokianum (Japanese Jack-in-the-Pulpit) is a herbaceous perennial plant What a gorgeous flower

    Perennials for Full Sun - Mallow Shrublike with white, pink, or purple-pink flowers all summer Coreopsis Yellow flowers all summer Hollyhock Summer flowers on tall spikes early to midsummer Campion or Maltese Cross Silver foliage and scarlet flowers in early summer Centaurea or Mountain Bluet Blue-violet flowers in midspring to early summer Poppy Flowers with paperlike petals in late spring and early summer Peony

    In my flower bed

    MEDIUM - Light: Sun Zones: 3-11 Plant Type: Perennial Plant Height: 1-3 feet tall Plant Width: 6 inches to 2 feet wide Landscape Uses: Containers,Beds & Borders,Groundcover Special Features: Flowers,Cut Flowers,Drought Tolerant,Deer Resistant,Easy to Grow

    Hydrangea road flower bed

    'Big Blue' Sea Holly for sunny garden, deer-, rabbit-, and drought-resistant perennial shows off silvery foliage and iridescent silvery-blue flowers in midsummer...wonderful cut flower and prime choice for butterfly gardens. Name: Eryngium 'Big Blue' Full sun well-drained soil Size: To 30 inches tall and wide Zones: 4-9 BLOOMS JULY-SEPT.

    A perennial herb planted by gardeners for its fresh citrus scent, lemon balm is known for having calming, mildly antibacterial properties. Compared with lemon essence, its fragrance is lighter, headier and more “fatty.” Honeybees love it!