Colorful Perennials - Knowledgebase Question

District Heights, md
Question by lthompson7
April 26, 2007
I want flowers and plants that come back again and again. My back can't take the bending.


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Answer from NGA
April 26, 2007

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There are so many perennials to choose from! Here's a list of spring bloomers:
Ajuga, Aquilegia, Armeria, Bergenia, Brunnera, Convallaria, Corydalis, Dianthus,
Dicentra, Epimedium, Fragaria, Galium, Helleborus, Heuchera, Heucherella, Houttuynia, Iberis, Lamiastrum, Lamium, Mazus, Mertensia, Paeonia, Phlox divaricata, Phlox stolonifera, Phlox subulata, Polygonatum, Pulmonaria, Sagina, Sedum d. Major, Sisyrinchium, Stokesia, Tiarella, Viola.

And a list of summer blooming perennials:
Acanthus, Achillea, Agastache, Alchemilla, Aruncus, Aster, Astilbe, Baptisia, Begonia, Buddleia, Calamintha, Campanula, Campsis, Canna, Caryopteris, Centaurea, Ceratostigma, Chrysanthemum, Cimicifuga racemosa, Clematis, Coreopsis, Crocosmia
Delosperma, Dianthus, Dicentra, Digitalis, Echinacea, Eupatorium, Euphorbia, Fragaria, Gaillardia, Gaura, Geranium, Helianthus, Heliopsis, Hemerocallis, Heuchera, Heucherella,Hibiscus, Hosta, Hypericum, Hydrangea, Iris, Itea, Kniphofia,
Lavandula, Liatris, Ligularia, Lilium, Liriope, Lobelia, Lonicera, Lysimachia
punctata, Mazus, Monarda, Nepeta, Oenothera, Origanum, Paeonia, Passiflora, Penstemon, Perovskia, Persicaria, Phlox paniculata, Physostegia, Platycodon,
Rodgersia, Rudbeckia, Salvia, Santolina, Scabiosa, Sedum, Spigelia, Stokesia, Thymus, Tradescantia, Tricyrtis, Verbena, Veronica, Weigela, Yucca

All will grow well in your gardening region. I just hope you have enough room in your garden for them all!

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