Perennials

Gardening Guide

Perennials

Early Sunrise Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’
Easily grown perennial that produces double, deep yellow blooms late spring to early summer. Has a neat, compact growth habit and is perfect for mixed perennial borders or containers.

18" tall x 18" wide

Full sun

Jethro Tull Coreopsis

Coreopsis ‘Jethro Tull’ PP18789
Unique flowering perennial that produces unusual golden-yellow flowers that have fluted petals. Compact growing habit and blooms over a long season. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

15-18" tall x 18" wide

Full sun

Salsa Coreopsis

Coreopsis Coloropsis™ ‘Salsa’ PP22129
Heavy flowering perennial that bears showy blooms. Produces masses of radiant gold flowers with a very prominent, burgundy red eye. Great effect when planted in masses or when mixed in borders.

12-18" tall x 18-24" wide

Full sun

Pinks

Dianthus sp.
Mat-forming perennial with blue-green, evergreen foliage and very fragrant pink flowers in spring and summer. Great groundcover choice, cascading over low walls, rock gardens or mixed into borders. Also bloom in fall.

6" tall x 12-18" wide

Full sun

Blanket Flower

Gaillardia sp.
Showy, two-toned flowers highlight this perennial in an array of colours and shades. Coarse, gray-green foliage contrasts well with blooms. Excellent in rock gardens and sunny borders.

12-18" tall x 12-18" wide

Full sun

Siskiyou Pink Gaura

Gaura ‘Siskiyou Pink’
Tough and durable perennial that tolerates heat, humidity and drought. Red tinted green foliage. Deep pink flowers appear over a long period atop wiry stems that sway with the breeze. Blooms continually spring to frost.

2-3' tall x 2-3' wide

Full sun

Whirling Butterflies Gaura

Gaura ‘Whirling Butterflies’
Tough and durable perennial that tolerates heat, humidity and drought. White flowers, tinged pink, appear above a clump of green foliage over a long period atop wiry stems. Blooms continually spring to frost.

2-3' tall x 2-3' wide

Full sun

Becky Shasta Daisy

Leucanthemum superbum ‘Becky’
Popular summer flowering perennial which produces large white daisy flowers with yellow centers. Attractive dark-green foliage. Great mixed into borders or in containers. An excellent cut flower in arrangements. Attracts butterflies.

2-3' tall x 24" wide

Full sun

Blackfoot Daisy

Melampodium leucanthum
Heat tolerant, perennial that produces masses of creamy white, scented daisies with yellow centers from spring into fall. Durable Southwest U.S. native. Virtually carefree. Great for naturalized areas, perennial borders and containers. An under-utilized plant.

18" tall x 18" wide

Full sun

Walker’s Low Catmint

Nepeta faassenii ‘Walker’s Low’
An excellent perennial for borders or edging in a sunny, well-drained site. Lavender-blue flowers on upright stems bloom throughout the entire summer and look great against the gray-green foliage. Nice fragrance.

18-24" tall x 24" wide

Full sun