Perennials are the flowering plants that take longer to grow but can also live a long life. These plants may die above the soil, but their roots stay alive to nurture the plant again when it is time to bloom. Perennials can last for years and decades, which make them an excellent choice for gardeners. Here are the most popular perennials that are available for home gardening today.
It is easy to find and most cultivated perennial that you can find. There are different varieties for daylily with different colours, shades, and sizes. Daylilies can survive in pollution, slopes, and dry soil which makes it an option to consider for cities.
These flowers are loved for their vibrant flowers and is a common plant in the home gardens these days. Coneflowers are perfect for growing during summer and provides seeds for birds to eat, especially finches.
Platycodon (Balloon flower)
Balloon flower is easy to grow a plant which needs fulltime sunlight with a bit of shade occasionally. It requires organically rich and well-drained soil to grow at its best potential. It is available in many different colours, including white, purple, blue, and pink.
Baptisia (False indigo)
Baptisia blooms at its best potential under full sunlight. It tolerates the light shade, and if it grows too much shade, the plants may also require staking. Baptisia is easy to grow on average soil which can drain well. The roots of this plant are stiff, and once they are full-grown, they can stick for a long time.
Rudbeckia (Black-eyed Susan)
It is a native wildflower which can provide a bright contrast to home gardens. It grows the best in full sunlight and needs organically rich soil. Its yellow-orange petals and brown centres are naturally grown while the deep orange and red petals are the hybrid ones.
Allium (Ornamental onion)
Allium needs full sun to part shade to grow at its full potential. It can tolerate the soil of any fertility and can even grow in clay soil. This perennial is also pest and disease-free, and its aromatic foliage keeps the wild animals away from the garden.
Veronica (Spike speedwell)
This perennial can tolerate a wide range of well-drained soil types. It can grow in heavy and light types, but with more organic matter, it can provide way better growth. It blooms the best in full sun but can tolerate a little shade.
Liatris Spicata (Blazingstar)
It is a native wildflower which can attract butterflies in the garden. This perennial prefers moist and nutrient-rich soil which can drain well. It can be available in different shades such as pink, purple, and white and can grow up to a height of 4 feet. It grows during the season of July to September and can last a long time in vase arrangements.