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Explore Supports Beneficial, Dried Cut and more!

Yarrow is a low-water plant which supports beneficial insects and can be used for fresh and dried cut flower arrangements. Many varieties are available.

A Sprawling Kentucky Retreat

This 12,000-square-foot cutting garden features several varieties of peonies, hollyhocks, chrysanthemums, and other flowers. #gardening

20 Best Perennials for Your Garden

PERENNIAL - Pincushion Flower Pincushion flower, or scabiosa, serves up dainty blue flowers all summer and into fall, making it one of the longest-lasting bloomers in the perennial bed. It likes sun or partial shade, and is best at the front of the bed. The foot-tall variety 'Blue Butterfly' stands up to heat best.

The Elements of Cottage Garden Design

Look for Soft, Romantic Plants: Most cottage gardens have a romantic feel. Part of that feel comes from the flowers. Look for blooms in soft pastel shades. Also look for plants packed with petals, such as peonies and old roses. As an added bonus, many of these varieties are also wonderfully fragrant.

Purple Allium Giganteum - I want to grow these just for the adorable photos of the kids with them! What fun flowers!

The Best Perennials for Cutting

Veronica is easy-to-grow and may be the longest-blooming perennials in your garden! More perennials: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/the-best-perennials-for-cutting/?socsrc=bhgpin091913veronica#page=20