If you want to admire spectacular flowers all year round, but are not ready to devote all your free time to garden chores, then plant perennial flowers. Choosing the right varieties will allow you to decorate the site with bright «lights» that will please the eye in early spring, summer, autumn and harsh winter.
Primroses are designed to give a smile and fill the heart with warmth. The appearance of the first flowers delights everyone, because delicate inflorescences surrounded by snow sparkling in the sun look amazing. Spring perennials are distinguished by species and color diversity — there is plenty to choose from:
- Scilla — tiny blue bells will not cause problems for the gardener. They easily grow on poor soils and bloom in the shade.
- Narcissus — the legendary flower is popular with gardeners. Ideal for decorating flower beds, alpine slides, lawns and waterfronts.
- Snowdrop (galanthus) — meets spring, when there is still snow around. It is listed in the Red Book and is considered a symbol of hope for a brighter future.
- Vesennik — is not afraid of low temperatures and begins to bloom one of the first. Yellow flowers cheer up and promise a quick arrival of warmth.
Spring perennials are resistant to cold, feel great both in the sun and in partial shade.
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This group includes flowers of various shades. A variety of species makes it easy to create original floral ensembles that do not require the gardener’s constant attention.
- Lily is winter-hardy and not susceptible to diseases. The shape of the flowers can be funnel-shaped, tubular, turban-shaped, star-shaped. cupped.
- Peony — received the title of «king of flowers» for a reason. A large hardy flower with dense carved glossy leaves overshadows the beauty of everyone around.
- Iris (iris) — the name of this luxurious flower was given by the goddess of the rainbow — Irida. Bearded irises are especially popular, from which memorable holiday bouquets are obtained.
- Pansies are delicate fragrant single flowers up to 10 cm in diameter. These unpretentious perennial flowers are divided into 15 varieties that differ in shape, flowering time, size and color.
Perennial summer flowers remain decorative until late autumn, reminiscent of the hottest time of the year.
Summer perennial flowers — photo
With the onset of autumn, the garden is transformed. Summer flowers are being replaced by others, no less fragrant and beautiful.
- Chrysanthemum — a native of Japan, conquered the beauty of the whole world. Fragrant petals of terry “goldflower” are added to tea, snacks and salads.
- Goldenrod (solidago) — organically fits into the autumn landscape. Yellow flowers, collected in paniculate or racemose inflorescences, portend the imminent arrival of golden autumn.
- Astra — not afraid of cold weather and piercing wind. A pompous flower will fill gray everyday life with bright colors and instantly drive away autumn depression.
The listed perennial flowers for the garden go well with other autumn precursors — sapling, echinacea, dahlia.
Autumn perennial flowers — photo
Arrangement of winter flower beds is a fashionable hobby that allows you to enjoy the splendor of plants immune to cold.
- Spikelet liatris — remains beautiful even after flowering. Narrow yellowed leaves and golden ears of corn look like bright sunbeams against the background of snow.
- Reed reed flower — pointed inflorescences look completely different in winter. Narrow panicles of wheat color resemble fountains.
- Astilbe — does not lose its attractiveness with the advent of cold weather. Pleases with a luxurious pattern of thin shoots topped with reddish-brown seed pods.
Winter perennial flowers — photo
The listed perennial flowers are perfect for both teapot gardeners and “lazy” professionals. They do not cause trouble in care and delight with natural beauty in any weather.
And finally, I would like to remind you that perennial flowers can be planted in the fall. How to do it — read our article.