Hollyhocks are typical cottage garden flowers. They come in a variety of colors that are either single or double and may blossom several times throughout summer. Read about this flower that is regaining its popularity.
WHAT'S INSIDE: PERENNIAL GARDENS
- Perennials Care & Planning
Gaura is tough enough for regions with hot summers. This perennial has delicate pink or white flowers under an inch wide, in big clusters. Learn more about this drought resistant flower.
Soapweeds are evergreens plants with swordlike clumps of leaves. They bear greenish-white flowers which turn up at night and become fragrant. They are very drought-resistant and are excellent as specimen plants.