Perennials With the Most Beautiful Flowers. A Practical Choice

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Perennials grow and bloom in your garden year after year. There are many plants in this category, that come in a wide array of colors and have long blooming periods. Here are 9 perennials with the most beautiful flowers.

Japanese anemones

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

These fall-blooming anemones are so elegant. Large flowers with delicate petals grow on their long stems. They can be colored from white to dark red and bloom towards the end of August. Anemones prefer fertile soil, rich in humus, and partial shade.

Perennials with the most beautiful flowers. Gelenium

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

Gelenium is one of the perennials that boast highly abundant and long blooming. Some cultivars bloom all summer long or even until October. This plant loves being in the sun and getting plenty of water.

Garden geranium

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

This garden geranium cultivar, Geranium magnificum, is highly appreciated for its large flowers. Geraniums are very useful in a garden as they can bloom abundantly in partial shade. Their blooming only lasts in May and June, but the plant has decorative value in the fall too, as its leaves turn reddish.

Perennials with the most beautiful flowers. Oriental poppy

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale) has astonishingly large flowers. There are early-blooming cultivars (May – June) and late-blooming (June – July). The plant needs a sunny spot with rich in calcium soil. After blooming, the parts above the ground wither, so you can use their spot to plant some annuals.

Bleeding heart

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

Dicentra spectabilis is a plant that tolerates the cold very well and feels right at home in the shade, especially in rich, moist soil. Having just one plant in your garden is enough to draw attention. It gives the place a romantic air, due not only to its beautifully shaped flowers, but also to its fine leaves.

Perennials with the most beautiful flowers. “Emerald” campanula

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

“Emerald” campanula (Campanula glomerata) has bell-shaped flowers, in impressive inflorescences the color of the sky, that you can enjoy from the beginning of spring until fall. It looks really great in borders.

Marvel of Peru

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

Also known as four o’clock flower, Mirabilis jalapa is truly a unique plant. Due to cross pollination, it can have differently colored flowers every season. Its cheerful looking flowers attract large butterflies. They open in the afternoon and stay open until nightfall.

Plante perene cu cele mai frumoase flori. Purple coneflower

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

This is a very popular border plant that blooms early and bears a lot of pink and violet flowers that attract butterflies and can be used in bouquets.

Scabiosa “Barocca”

perennials with the most beautiful flowers

A very popular perennial with intensely colored flowers, scabiosa is perfect for beds, borders and clumps, buts also in pots and planters. It’s easy to care for and very popular among butterflies and bees.

See HERE some groundcovering plants that bloom abundantly, another practical choice for your garden.

Credits: ecology.md, bakker.com

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