To close out Perennial Month, our perennial buyer and Garden Time co-host (Judy Alleruzzo) wanted to show off her 6 favorite perennials of the moment! Here are some reasons why they’ll be your favorites too.

'Real Galaxy' Shasta Daisy

  • White, finely fringed petals with a yellow center.
  • Blooms early-mid summer and fall.
  • Full sun.
  • Remove spent flowers for more blooming come fall.
  • Height 3 feet.

'Fire Alarm' Heuchera

  • Ever changing tones of reddish foliage.
  • White flowers in summer.
  • Sun or Shade.
  • Plant in containers or in the landscape.
  • Height 9in.

'First Frost' Hosta

  • White-edge foliage with Blue centers in Spring.
  • Foliage centers turn green in Summer.
  • Shade or PM shade.
  • Interesting Hosta for Containers or Shade Garden.
  • Height 14in.

'Sombrero Salsa Red' Echinacea

  • Rich-red flowers.
  • Blooms from summer to fall.
  • Full sun.
  • Great for containers or in a landscape.
  • Height 18-24in. with a compact habit.

'Early Red' Tall Phlox

  • Bright red/ pink flowers.
  • Blooms from mid-late summer.
  • Full sun.
  • Loved by butterflies.
  • Height 12-18in.

'Anouk Supreme' Spanish Lavender

  • Dark violet flowers with petals on top.
  • Blooms all spring. For more blooms remove spent flowers.
  • Full sun.
  • Smells lovely and butterflies love them.
  • Height 14-18in.

More Resources!

Perennials Online

Perennials for the Perfect Butterfly Garden

Pollinator Preferred: Plants that Attract Hummingbirds

Perennials are the Bee’s Knees

Plant Now for a Blooming Summer

Tried and True Perennials

Perennials with a Purpose

When in Doubt, Plant a Perennial