a field of Spanish Lavender

There's nothing better than adding perennials to your garden. With a little planning you'll have color all summer long! Here are a few of our favorites, in bloom now at Al's.

Spanish Lavender (Assorted Varieties)

Flower colors in shades lavender and pink. The flower spikes with distinctive top petals. Spanish lavenders bloom on and off from spring to late summer. Makes a nice cut flower and butterflies love Lavender.

  • Full Sun
  • Heights vary, please check the plant tag
  • Drought tolerant after planted in the ground for 1 year
  • Needs good drainage.
  • Remove spent flowers as needed.
  • Trim foliage to a neat mounding shape.
  • If trimming foliage, don’t shear back to the ground.
  • Hardy to 10° F
pink Erysimum bloom

‘Bowles Mauve’ Wallflower (Erysimum)

Mauve-purple flower spikes bloom from late April through Fall. This perennial blooms its little heart out even in mild winters! Butterflies love this flower.

  • Full sun or PM shade
  • Height 18-24 inches
  • Regular irrigation
  • Drought tolerant after planted in the ground for 1 year.
  • Needs good drainage.
  • Trim back blooms as needed.
  • If trimming foliage, don’t shear back to the ground.
  • Hardy to 0° F
pink Foxglove blooms

‘Dalmatian Mix’ Foxglove Digitalis

Spikes of flower colors in shades of cream, peach, lavender and pink. Butterflies and hummingbirds love Foxglove, and it’s deer resistant.

  • Sun or PM Shade
  • Height 16-20 inches
  • Bloom time is mid to late spring.
  • Trim back spent flowers and second small flower spikes will bloom.
  • Hardy to -20° F