Perennial lupine has fingerlike gray-green leaves. Relatively easy to care for, they make a spectacular sight when planted in large groups. Read about using perennial lupine, particularly in a seaside garden.
Meadowsweet, also called queen-of-the-prairie, can grow to seven feet with large clusters of tiny pink flowers reminiscent of a ball of cotton candy. Learn to use meadowsweet against a dark background in your garden.
Ox-eyes are often called false sunflowers, but bloom earlier in the season. These bright yellow daisies are easy to care for, and are valuable in a bed, border, or wild garden. Learn more about ox-eyes.
Pachysandra, Japanese spurge, is a popular ground cover that bears small, greenish-white flowers in the spring. Learn to use this perennial flower in shady areas, especially under bushes and along shaded walkways.
Pearly everlastings are a wildflower common throughout much of the country. They grow two feet tall and have silvery gray leaves in the spring that turn green as the summer progresses. Learn about peraly everlastings.
Perennial sunflowers yellow flowers bloom late in the season. They are tall plants with simple leaves and large yellow daisylike flowers. They are easy to care for in full sun with good moist garden soil.
Pincushion flowers resemble pincushions full of pins when closed. They have simple lance-shaped deeply cut leaves will long graceful flower stems. They're best planted in drifts along the edge of beds or borders.
Rodgersias have leaves resembling those of a horse chestnut tinted with bronze. Their white flowers appear in July, blooming in flat clusters. Moderately easy to care for, they need sun only part of the day.
Sea hollies have simple spiny-toothed leaves with clusters of teasel-like blossoms. Blooming in July and August, they need full sun. They will make a fascinating addition to a wild garden and as cut flowers.
Sea lavenders have large leathery leaves that form a basal rosette and branch out into clouds of tiny lavender-blue flowers. Since they bloom in summer, they are an excellent choice for beds and borders.
Bowman's-root, a wildflower from America's east coast, blooms in white. Removing spent flowers allows the plant to rebloom. Learn more about bowman's-root and how it can accent shaded gardens and shrubs.
Gooseneck loosestrife is a perennial flower with white to orange blossoms. Its stout stems grow quite tall and end in whorls of small flowers that bloom in summer. Learn more about gooseneck loosestrife.
Blackberry lily or leopard lily is a perennial flower that adds bright color in cuttings and floral arrangements or in the garden. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using blackberry lily.