These plants bloom longer than the average perennial flower Let us assume the average perennial flower is going to bloom for three weeks (some a little higher, some a little lower) so anything that exceeds this by a goodly margin is eligible to … [Read more...] about What Perennials Bloom For A Long Time?
Belamcanda is one of the plants the botanists have been renaming. The plant was previously named Pardancanda but is better known by its common names of Blackberry lily or even Leopard lily. Given there are only two species and both resemble Iris, … [Read more...] about How To Grow Belamcanda or Blackberry Lily
I don't know about you, but I confess to being fairly depressed about the news and I'm more than a bit cranky about how some politicians are treating this virus problem. It's hard to be positive about a great many things. Understand I live in … [Read more...] about A Hellebore Helped Ease The Darkness Of This Spring
This is a list of perennial flowers that will handle full sunshine in a USDA zone 4. This means they'll handle the sun right down into a USDA 7-8 where it starts to get too hot and beyond the scope of this northern gardener. • Acaena … [Read more...] about List of Full Sun Perennials
I've always been impressed by the Dianthus family of plants and this year, it looks like I'm going to be able to indulge myself a little. The word pink likely comes to us from the Dutch term for the plant “pinkster” or the German “Pfingsten” for … [Read more...] about How To Grow Dianthus or Pinks in the Perennial Garden
Dicentra or bleeding heart is a stalwart in the old-fashioned perennial garden. A lover of shade gardens and even moisture in an organic soil (not a dry-shade plant) this is a typical woodland plant. Quick Facts Height: 12 - 36 inchesSun: … [Read more...] about How To Grow Dicentra or Bleeding Heart In The Shade Garden