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The Best Perennials for Cutting

Veronica is easy-to-grow and may be the longest-blooming perennials in your garden! More perennials: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/the-best-perennials-for-cutting/?socsrc=bhgpin091913veronica#page=20

Colorful Front-Yard Garden Plans

English Cottage Garden --- Snapdragons, lilies, cosmos, hydrangeas, and other great flowers for cutting will add season-long color to your front yard.

Festival Burgundy cordyline atop dainty, green foliage With its glossy dark strap-like leaves, compact bushy form and cascading habit, this new cordyline from Anthony Tesselaar Plants is an eye-catching plant. Hardy in USDA zones 8-10, Cordyline ‘Festival Grass’ is an upright tropical suited to warm zone perennial borders and landscapes and superb everywhere in patio pots or containers

Cottage-Style Landscape Design

Plants with multiple petals, such as roses and peonies, are cottage-style favorites, and they have the added benefit of sweet scent. Contrast heights within beds by using spiky classics such as foxgloves and delphiniums.