Perinneal Wildflowers make for a Beautiful Friday!

Want to paint a landscape that is beautiful year after year?

Here are a few wonderful perinneal wildflowers that you might want to check out for your area.

Blue Flax – Grows up to 2′ tall, blooms early-mid season, zones 3-9, full sun, average moisture/well drained.

Butterfly Weed – Grows up to 3′ tall, blooms mid-late season, zones 3-10, full sun, adaptable to arid conditions.

Eastern Red Columbine – Grows up to 2′, blooms early-mid season, zones 3-9, full sun/partial shade, average-dry soil.

Forget Me Not – Grows under 1′, blooms early season, zones 3-9, full sun-almost shade, plenty of moisture (think waterside).

Maximilian’s Sunflower – Grows up to 8′, blooms late season, zones 3-8, full sun, average moisture, well drained.

Mexican Hat – Grows 2-3′, blooms mid-season, zones 3-9, full sun, adaptable to arid conditions.

New England Aster – Grows up to 4′, blooms mid-season, zones 3-6 & any altitude, full sun, average moisture, well drained.

Rocky Mountain Pensternon – Grows up to 3′, blooms mid-season, zones 3-6 & any altitude, full sun, average moisture, well drained.

Standing Cypress – Grows up to 6′, blooms early-mid season, zones 6-10, full sun, average moisture, well drained.

For a full list of perennial wildflowers, and information to buy seeds, click www.wildflowerinformation.org

May 13, 2011 5:20 pm Published by