Mullein Perfect cottage- or country-style garden plants, mulleins offer spikes of blooms in shades of pink, purple, white, and yellow throughout the summer. They're also pretty versatile; most do well in sun or shade. Size: Many common varieties grow to up 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 4-9, depending on type Gardens Ideas, Mullein (Verbascum), Tall Spikes Purple Flower, Resistance Flower, Deer Resistant Plants, Resistance Gardens, Pacific Northwest, Gardens Plants, Deer Resistance Plants
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Yellow Waxbells Use this plant to create wonderful texture in your shade garden. Yellow waxbells offers big, maple-like leaves and clusters of long-lasting yellow blooms in late summer and early fall. It's a nice way to add color to the garden when most other shade lovers have finished blooming. Plant Name: Kirengeshoma palmata Growing Conditions: Shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide Zones: 5-8
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.
'Rosita' hummingbird mint - Agastache cana 'Rosita' is a compact form that grows 2 feet tall with dense clusters of deep rose-pink flowers. Zones 5-10 Most are heat and drought tolerant. And their foliage and flowers are fragrant, with scents ranging from licorice to bubblegum. Most require well-drained soil and prefer full sun, although they will tolerate light shade.
Bellflower- best plants for cottage gardens This tough perennial produces spikes of white or blue blooms in early and midsummer. Like most cottage garden plants, the flowers are great for cutting. Name: Campanula percisifolia Growing conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Height: To 3 feet tall Zones: 3-8, depending on variety More on Growing Bellflower
Salvia varieties: Full sun and well-drained soil, 1-5 feet tall, depending on variety. Zones: 3-9, depending on variety.
Foxgloves are majestic, low-care plants for the woodland garden. Most of the common varieties are biennials, meaning they grow foliage one year, bloom the next, then die. But happily, if you leave them to drop seed, new crops will spring up on their own every year. Name: Digitalis selections Growing Conditions: Part shade and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: 4-8
Foamflower | Tiarella spp. Light:Part Sun,Shade Zones:3-9 Plant Type:Perennial Plant Height:4-24 inches tall, depending on variety Plant Width:6-12 inches wide, depending on variety Flower Color:White or pink flowers, depending on variety; variegated leaves depending on variety Bloom Time:Blooms late spring to late summer, depending on variety Landscape Uses:Containers,Beds & Borders,Groundcover
Golden Marguerite ...has yellow, daisy-shape flowers. An old-fashioned perennial, it has fuzzy leaves that DEER LEAVE ALONE and blooms that are great for cutting. Hint: Cut the plant back after flowering for a flush of new growth and more blossoms. Plant Name: Anthemis tinctoria Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-7
Top Rabbit-Resistant Plants: Peony | Peonies are as rabbit-resistant as they are beautiful. These long-lived perennials are tough, too -- as long as you stake up their heavy late springtime flowers to keep them from spilling on the ground after a heavy rain. Name: Paeonia varieties Growing conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Height: 2-7 feet tall, depending on variety Zones: 3-8, depending on variety