12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden 


12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden
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Perennial is a plant that lives more than two years, usually growing in size each year. They are easy to grow, and incredibly versatile.


1. Black-eyed Susan
Black-eyed Susan - 12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden 
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These hearty flowers really enjoy the sun. Black-eyed Susan plants have a long bloom period from mid-summer to fall.


Butterflies, bees, and a variety of insects are attracted to the flowers for the nectar.


2. Peony
Peony -Perennial is a plant that lives more than two years, usually growing in size each year. They are easy to grow, and incredibly versatile.
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Peonies are garden favorites for their delicate blooms fluffy, fragrant flowers that appear in spring.

These perennials are sun-lovers and will perform best when they get at least 6 hours of sunlight per day.



3. Lavender
Lavender -Perennial is a plant that lives more than two years, usually growing in size each year. They are easy to grow, and incredibly versatile.
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Lavender is a fragrant summer flower, beautifully scented and highly attractive to bees and butterflies.

You can grow lavender in a variety of garden settings, including wildlife gardens, cottage gardens, and even formal gardens. Most lavenders grow well in pots. Spring is the best time to plant tender lavender, between March and May.



Lavender is a fragrant summer flower..Perennial is a plant that lives more than two years, usually growing in size each year. They are easy to grow, and incredibly versatile.
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You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.



4. Dianthus (Pinks)
Dianthus (Pinks) -You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.
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With a long bloom period from late spring until early autumn, Dianthus (Pinks) are highly scented flowers. They are not difficult to grow and are often chosen to be grown in a rock garden.

Plant pinks in full sun, partial shade where they receive at least 6 hours of sunlight each day, and need well-drained soil.



5. Coreopsis 'Mango Punch'
Coreopsis 'Mango Punch' -You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.
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This scrumptious Coreopsis is an easy to grow and an easy to maintain plant. Grows in a compact mound, and has hugely floriferous soft peach-orange coreopsis which blooms all summer.


It makes a fantastic display in the garden.


6. Echinacea (Coneflower)
Echinacea (Coneflower) -You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.
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Echinacea (Coneflower) is an attractive plant that is well-loved not only for its beauty and its ability to attract butterflies, but also for its medicinal value.

They are heat and drought resistant, easy to grow and bloom from summer to fall.



7. Sedum (Stonecrop) - Ruby Glow
Sedum -You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.
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Sedum (Stonecrop) are a wide-ranging genus, an easy to grow group of succulents that look great in the garden.

12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden 
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Sedum Ruby Glow produces spectacular red flowers from late summer into early autumn. They are hardy, easy to care for, and attract dozens of pollinators, bees and butterflies.


8. Moss Rose (Portulaca)
Moss Rose (Portulaca) -You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.
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Moss Rose (Portulaca) is a semi-succulent plant that creates a stunning carpet of attractive brightly coloured flowers.

Flower blooms begin to appear in early summer. They are available in yellow, pink, violet, red, white, orange and many more colours.


Moss Rose can be use in a rock or crevice garden, in the front of the border, in pots or allow to cascade down a wall. 


Although this plant has a high drought and heat tolerance, they will grow better with a little care.



9. Lilies
Lilies -You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.
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With an elegant look, the lily was deemed a flower fit for royalty during the Victorian times.

Lilies tend to bloom from early summer to fall, depending on the type. They have a rainbow of colorful blooms, interesting shapes and sizes, and intoxicating fragrance.


They are not toxic for humans but, unfortunately, true lilies are super toxic to pets.


10. Campanula Portenschlagiana (Dalmatian Bellflower)
Campanula Portenschlagiana (Dalmatian Bellflower) - 12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden 
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This purple perennial have a long blooming period, if the plant receive partial to full sun. The more direct sunlight Campanula receives, the more blooms it will produce!

Campanula easily grown in rock gardens, on walls, in front of borders or even in containers.


Campanula Portenschlagiana (Dalmatian Bellflower) - 12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden 
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11. Clematis
Clematis -You should choose terracotta pots that have drainage holes if you are planning to grow lavender in pots. Lavender prefers full sun and well-draining soil. With their high drought tolerance, they can deal well with light, sandy soils.
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Clematis is a climbing flower that blooms all season long. With stunning diversity, includes colour, fragrance, and multi-season displays It likes to be in the sun.

There are perfectly happy growing in a small garden or even in a pot on the patio.



12. Impatiens (Busy Lizzies)
12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden - Impatiens
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Impatiens is one of the most popular perennial that makes an excellent summer bedding or houseplant and container plant.

12 of the Best Perennials to Brighten Up Your Garden 
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Busy Lizzies flowers are a vibrant, cheerful plants due to their brightly color blooms and their ability to grow in shady areas.