Perennials in Bloom

Updated: 4 days ago

Perennials are plants that will come back for more than two years. We have some in stock that are blooming right now! Keep in mind that each plant comes in diverse varieties.


FALSE FORGET-ME-NOT

Brunnera

  • Beautiful foliage and blooms

  • Forms a mound of heart-shaped silver leaves with green veins

  • Bright blue flowers

  • Stays low to the ground

  • Only use in areas that stay consistently moist to prevent foliage desiccation

  • Great for shaded areas

  • Can tolerate partial sun

  • Height: 14”

  • Width: 30”

  • Blooms: Late Spring

  • Zone: 4

  • Deer resistant

  • Good cut flowers


PEONY

Paeonia

  • Giant blooms

  • Fragrant flowers

  • Comes in many different colors

  • Requires full sun

  • Over 30 known species

  • Height: 1ft -3ft

  • Width: 2ft -3ft

  • Blooms: Late spring - early summer

  • Hardy to zone 3

  • Can be grown in hardiness zones 3-8









DELPHINIUM

Delphinium elatum

  • Good cut flowers

  • Huge stalk of purple/blue flowers

  • Repels deer and rabbits

  • Attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies

  • Height: 1ft -3ft

  • Width: 1ft -3ft

  • Blooms can be blue, purple, red, white, pink or yellow

  • Bloom in early summer and often again in early fall

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Native to eastern North America

  • Hardiness zone 3-7




SPURGE

Euphorbia ‘Bonfire’

  • All season color

  • Foliage first emerges green but quickly turns maroon-red with blazing reddish-orange tips

  • Bright chartreuse-gold bracts

  • Height: 12”-18”

  • Width: 36”

  • Blooms: Spring

  • Hardy To: 7,500’

  • Zone: 5



ASTILLBE

Astilbe japonica

  • Attracts butterflies

  • Repels deer and rabbits

  • Full to partial shade

  • Hardiness zone: 4-8

  • Make for lovely cut flowers

  • Height: 1ft -3ft

  • Width: 18in -30in

  • Come in purple, red, white and pink varieties

  • Blooms last for 2-3 weeks near the beginning of summer, depending on the variety


CLEMATIS

Clematis occidentalis

  • Large blooms

  • Several different color options

  • Vigorous growth habit

  • Vining plants grow well on a trellis

  • Consistent flowering

  • Repels rabbits and deer

  • Attracts hummingbirds

  • Hardy in zones 4-9

  • Height: 3ft -8ft

  • Width: 3ft -20ft depending on variety

HOSTA


Hosta Tratt. – plantain lily

  • Big, attractive leaves

  • Height: 6in -12in

  • Width: up to 8ft

  • Partial sun/shade

  • Requires regular watering, especially before the plant is established

  • Attracts bees and hummingbirds

  • Come in a large variety of leaf colors

  • Some varieties have variegated leaves

  • Common bloom colors include purple, white and pink

  • Hardiness zone 3-9







CANDY TUFT

Iberis

  • Masses of flat white flower clusters on evergreen foliage

  • Lightly prune after flowering

  • Drought tolerant

  • Height: 6”-8”

  • Width: 12”-24”

  • Blooms: Spring

  • Hardy To: 8,000’

  • Zone: 3

  • Full sun

  • Attracts butterflies

  • Beneficial for bees

  • Rabbit and deer resistant

  • Good cut flowers


CORAL BELLS

Heuchera

  • Good for shade

  • Unique purple and yellow foliage

  • Height: 1ft -2ft

  • Width: 1ft -1.5ft

  • Native to North America

  • Attract hummingbirds

  • Good for small spaces

  • Attractive cut flowers

  • Drought tolerant

  • Deer resistant

  • Hardiness zone 4-9


BEARDED IRIS

Iris germanica

  • Many color variations

  • Hundreds of varieties

  • Some bloom in the spring and the fall

  • Make for lovely cut flowers

  • Hardy to zones 3 -10

  • Height: 1ft -3ft

  • Width: 6in - 2ft

  • Prefer full sun but can tolerate partial shade

  • Bulbs are easy to divide for planting elsewhere

  • Very drought tolerant

  • Are easy to care for and require minimal attention





BUGLEWEED

Ajuga

  • Black-purple foliage has crinkly texture

  • Forms a thick carpet quickly

  • More sun tolerant than other Ajugas

  • Height: 4”-6”

  • Width: 12”-18”

  • Blooms: Spring

  • Foot traffic: 1-2 times /Week

  • Hardy To: 8,000’

  • Zone: 3

  • Varieties available for full sun, partial sun or full shade

  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

  • Beneficial for bees

  • Deer Resistant


YARROW

Achillea

  • Sulfur yellow flowers

  • Silver-grey fragrant foliage

  • Clump forming

  • Height: 24”

  • Width: 18”-24”

  • Blooms: Summer

  • Hardy to 9,000’

  • Zone: 3

  • Full sun

  • Attracts butterflies

  • Deer and rabbit resistant

  • Good cut flowers

  • Fragrant

GAILLARDIA

Gaillardia aristata

  • Long bloomer

  • Attracts bees

  • Repels deer and rabbits

  • Height: 2ft -3ft

  • Width: 1ft -2ft

  • Hardiness zone: 3-10

  • Native to North America

  • Drought tolerant

  • Full sun

  • Bloom early-mid summer

  • Ground cover plant

  • Annual flower, however they re-seed themselves and come back year after year


COLUMBINE

Aquilegia

  • Pastel flowers are pink, red, blue & white

  • Compact habit

  • Drought tolerant

  • Height: 8”

  • Width: 6”-12”

  • Blooms: Spring

  • Zone: 3

  • Partial shade to full sun

  • Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies

  • Beneficial to bees

  • Deer and rabbit resistant

  • Good cut flowers

  • Colorado’s state flower

  • Spring bloomers

  • Re-seed readily

  • Good for naturalizing

  • Low maintenance


BASKET OF GOLD

Aurinia

  • Loads of bright golden yellow flower

  • Forms a low bushy mound of grey–green foliage

  • Good along borders

  • Cut back after flowering

  • Height: 8”-12”

  • Width: 12”-23”

  • Blooms: Spring

  • Zone: 4

  • Full sun

  • Attracts butterflies

  • Beneficial to bees

  • Deer and rabbit resistant


PURPLE CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea

  • Repels rabbits and deer

  • Attracts bees

  • Blooms in the summer

  • Thrives in full to partial sun

  • Drought/heat tolerant

  • Hardy to zones 5-9

  • Height: 1ft -3ft

  • Width: 1ft -2ft

  • Native to eastern North America

  • Very pollinator friendly


LUPINE

Lupinus

  • Good cut flower

  • Attracts humming birds

  • Repels deer

  • Hardy to zones 3-8

  • Blooms in early spring through early summer

  • Height: 1ft -3ft

  • Width: 1ft -1.5ft

  • Blooms can be blue, purple, red, white, pink or yellow

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Attracts bees and other beneficial insects

  • Blue lupine is native to the continent and can often be found growing wild in the mountains






COREOSPIS

Coreopsis lanceolata

  • Long bloom time

  • Are known for their yellow, daisy-like flowers

  • Can be red, orange, pink or yellow

  • Native to North America

  • Hardy in zones 4-9

  • Height: 1ft -2ft

  • Width: 1ft -3ft

  • Deer resistant

  • Drought tolerant

  • Beneficial to butterflies

  • Low maintenance

  • Make for lovely cut flowers


WALL FLOWER

Erysimum

  • Great for rock gardens & borders

  • Good in crevices

  • Drought tolerant

  • Height: 1”-2”

  • Width: 12”

  • Blooms: Spring

  • Foot Traffic: 1-2 times/Week

  • Zone: 4



SWEET WOODRUFF

Galium odoratum

  • Whorls of attractive lance-shaped green leaves

  • Clusters of tiny white flowers

  • Great groundcover under trees

  • Height: 6”-10”

  • Width: 12”

  • Blooms: Summer

  • Hardy To: 8,000’

  • Zone: 4

  • Partial sun to shade

  • Beneficial for bees

  • Deer resistant

  • Fragrant

BLEEDING HEART

Lamprocapnos

  • Classic shade plant

  • Early bloomers

  • Comes in white, red, pink flowers

  • Some have yellow or fringed leaves

  • Height: 6in -12in

  • Width: 1ft -3ft

  • Will thrive in hardiness zones 3-9

  • Deer resistant


SPIDERWORT

Tradescantia

  • Good for wet areas

  • Attracts butterflies

  • Height: 1.5ft -3ft

  • Width: 1.5ft -2.5ft

  • Native to eastern United States

  • Grow in a clump

  • Partial shade

  • Requires moist but well-draining soil

  • Hardiness zone 4-9


SALVIA

Salvia officinalis

  • Long-lasting blooms

  • Repels deer and rabbits

  • Drought tolerant

  • Bloom in late spring

  • Height: 1ft -3ft

  • Width: 1ft -3ft

  • Will re-bloom in fall if faded blooms are cut back in early summer

  • Grow in a mound shape

  • Hardy in zones 3-8


SHASTA DAISY

Leucanthemum × superbum

  • Hybrid flower developed in the late 1800's

  • Attracts butterflies and bees

  • Long bloom time

  • Good cut flowers

  • Height: 3ft -4ft

  • Width: 2ft -3ft

  • Hardy to zones 5-9

  • Pollinator friendly

  • Deer resistant

  • Low maintenance

  • Full sun to partial shade


BALLOON FLOWERS

Platycodon grandiflorus

  • Unique, balloon-like buds

  • Flowers come in blue/violet, pink and white

  • Make for lovely cut flowers

  • Summer blooms

  • Low maintenance

  • Height: 6in -3ft

  • Width: up to 1ft

  • Hardiness zone: 4-9

  • Full to partial sun

  • Attracts birds

  • Deer resistant

  • Once established they can tolerate short periods of drought


CREEPING PHLOX

Phlox

  • Lavender– blue flowers

  • Forms a blanket of bright green foliage

  • Great for slopes or edging

  • Height: 4”-6”

  • Width: 12”-18”

  • Blooms: Spring

  • Hardy To: 9,700’

  • Zone: 2

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Attracts butterflies








CAMPION

Silene

  • Forms low mound w/ rich-pink flowers

  • Flowers resemble summer phlox

  • Long bloomer

  • Cut back after blooming to encourage repeat blooms

  • Height: 16”-18”

  • Width: 10”-12”

  • Blooms: Summer

  • Zone: 4

  • Full sun to partial shade

  • Attracts butterflies

  • Beneficial for bees

  • Good cut flowers

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