The dependable beauty of the Perennial
We also have a fantastic range of Perennials which are perfect for those just getting started with their garden, and those with an ancient green thumb alike! Perennial plants, also known as herbaceous plants live for up to two years or more, and flower yearly, providing dependable beauty.
Perennial plants that no garden, large or small should be without. They are hassle free plants that once planted will grow back year after year giving a wonderful show in your garden.
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Planting Tips for Perennials
There are so many Perennial Plants available in garden centres today, that you can find ones for almost any growing condition! Have fun and try out new color and foliage combinations. The sky is truly the limit for designing a beautiful and low-maintenance perennial garden!. If you would like to know more or have a question just let us know
Sun V Shade
An important thing to remember is that the amount of shade or sun your yard receives dictates what varieties to plant. If you have shady areas plant shade-loving or shade tolerant plants.
Try to avoid putting plants that need a little shade in areas that receive full sun (they will require frequent watering to stay healthy and may be more susceptible to insects and diseases). The same applies to sun-loving plants; avoid putting plants that need lots of sun in shady areas (they won’t bloom as well and they may become spindly or develop diseases).
Spacing & Grouping
The easiest way to get started is by making your bed wider so you can add a row in front of your existing shrubs. Plant spacing is based on variety, and usually is around 12-18 inches apart.
Try to plant in masses (typically in groupings of 3 or 5) for best appeal. Also plant perennials that bloom at different times throughout the seasons so you can have blooms from Spring to Autumn.
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Perennial Plants come back for years and provide additional variety and interest to your garden.
Spring and Autumn are the best times of the year to install perennials in your yard, but as long as you water them vigilantly on hot days, you can really add perennials to your yard any time you can work the soil. Most perennials bloom for a 2-3 week period. Try to incorporate some that bloom at different times of the year so you have a continual bloom cycle. Try to look for perennials with interesting foliage or interesting growth habits. Some people install perennials just for their foliage!
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