Perennials

Perennials are one of the most popular categories of plants today. Most perennials flower in spring or summer and grow each year from their roots. Perennials can last many years and are normally categorized as either shade or sun loving.

Lovely rose pink flower spikes are held above the green foliage from May through to August. The nice compact habit makes it ideal for use in Container or as an edging. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.

Beautiful perennial with narrow pointed leaves for edging the border or Container. Spikes of rose pink flowers bloom in summer. Nice cut flowers, fresh or dried. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Heat and drought tolerant once established.

An upright perennial with narrow pointed leaves. Tall spikes of deep purple flowers bloom in summer. Good colour for sunny perennial borders or in Container, good cut flowers. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. 1997 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Lime-green succulent foliage on unbranched stems forms a creeping habit. A good ground cover for banks or hillsides, edging the border or in Container. Showy yellow flowers in spring give way to orange seed heads to add ornamental value. Drought tolerant once established.

Upright habit with dark purple flower stems that compliment the bright violet-blue flowers. Gray-green, aromatic foliage. Blooms from early summer into fall. Great for Container, borders or in Mass Planting. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

Upright perennial with spoon-shaped leaves. Flat-topped clusters of deep magenta pink flowers that turn rusty red appear in late summer and fall. Excellent in the border or in Container. Good winter interest. Great cut flower. Drought tolerant once established.

This Canadian selection is an improvement on the older Autumn Joy with a taller habit and stronger stems. Autumn Fire produces green clusters of buds in midsummer, gradually opening into huge dusty pink flower heads, deepening with age. An outstanding cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.

A clump forming upright perennial with spoon-shaped succulent leaves. Flat topped clusters of flowers resemble broccoli and bloom pink and mature to copper red. Excellent addition to borders or in Container. A good cut flower. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant once established.

A mat forming perennial with silvery white succulent foliage and starry yellow flowers in summer. A unique addition to the landscape for edging the front of borders, rock gardens, or in Container. Drought tolerant once established.

Silvery blue-green, succulent foliage edged in apricot with soft candy-pink flowers in late fall. An eye catcher, one of the last plants to flower. Great for in the rock garden, edging in the border or in Container. Drought tolerant once established.

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