Hellebore, shade plant, companions for Narcissus and Scilla spring-flowering bulbs
The 15 Most Underused Perennials
At first glance, you might think Malva is a member of the hibiscus family. That's because this easy-care perennial develops masses of pink, open-face hibiscuslike flowers delicately etched with dark purple stripes. Malva, also called common mallow, grows 2-4 feet tall and blooms nonstop from mid summer to early fall. It's a fast-growing perennial that prefers full sun but is tough enough to thrive in partial shade. Malva can handle almost any soil type, but it doesn't have a long lifespan…
Shade Flowers That Will Make You Forget the Lack of Sun
Baptisa-Also called false indigo for the rich blue shade of its flowers, this hardy perennial fills the spring garden with elegant spires of pealike blooms. It withstands drought -- and deer, rabbits, and other critters leave it alone.
Easy to Grow Perennials: With hundreds of perennials to choose from, picking the right ones for your backyard can sometimes be a challenge, especially if you're a new gardener. To simplify matters, we've put together this list of 25 perennial flowers
Best Perennials for Shade Toad Lily Put on a fall show with shade plant toad lily (Tricyrtis). This easy-to-grow perennial offers unique flowers that are often compared to orchids. Many are spotted with shades of purple or blue.
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