Endless Bloom Perennial Garden: Non-stop flowers from spring through fall. April brings pretty Primroses, followed all summer by a host of colorful favorites, and ending with cushion mums at frost. A professionally designed garden like this would cost hundreds of dollars at a retail store. This 25' x 8' garden includes 54 flowers that take just a few hours to plant and return bigger every year. Prefers sun or partial shade.
A. Shasta daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum), Zones 4-9 B. Lobelia, annual C. Bearded iris (Iris x germanica), Zones 3-10 D. Brazilian verbena (Verbena bonariensis), Zones 7-11, or annual E. Rose (Rosa spp.), Zones 5-9, depending on cultivar F. Delphinium 'Pacific Giant', Zones 3-7 G. Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea), biennial Zones 4-9 H. Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus), annual I. English lavendar (Lavandula angustifolia), Zones 5-8 J. Vinca (Catharanthus roseus), annual
Colorful Cottage Garden Plan; Traditional cottage gardens often use a picket fence as a backdrop, but you can also use a wall or evergreen hedge. The idea is to create a backdrop to highlight the lovely flowers. The bed measures approximately 8'x4' and should be placed in full sun.
With careful planning and design, you could have your shrubs flowering in your garden all year long. These colorful flowering shrubs can be the focal points in your landscape and the foundation plants of your garden bringing all the wonders of nature in just one place.
Haha, I think this Perennials Made Easy post was written just for me! My gardens are SO boring, and I've been wanting to learn how to spruce them up, so this is perfect timing. So many amazing tips in this post, I can't wait to go plant shopping!