There are many ways to use perennials, including as borders, in gardens, in flower arrangements and as groundcover. Find out which perennials are popular in the West from this article.
WHAT'S INSIDE: PERENNIAL GARDENS
- Perennials Care & Planning
Avena grass, or blue oat grass, has yellow flower spikes in summer and silvery blue leaves. This interesting plant makes a fine structural accent and will thrive in a dry, sunny area. Learn more about this distinctive plant.
Boltonias resemble asters, with narrow leaves and dozens of white flowers in clusters. A well-situated boltonia will be covered with bloom from late summer into fall. Learn more about this sturdy perennial.