My favorite flowering perennial, Verbena bonariensis, contrasted with orange daylilies. 2 WAYS TO ENLARGE! Click directly on the photo to enlarge in a pop-up, or click HERE to see this image, larger, in a new browser window
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Mugo Pine - Thick branches form the evergreen 'Mops' mugo pine, which bear dark green needles and brown cones, into appealing round shapes up to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide that resemble clouds when planted in groups. 'Mops' grows best in a sunny position with well-drained soil, and suits a rock garden or large container.
Coreopsis: Hot, dry weather won’t stop Coreopsis from flowering all summer long. This American native is one of the most reliable perennials you can grow. The plants produce large quantities of yellow, orange, pink, white, red, or bicolored blooms.
The Rocket Ligularia: shade garden This could easily be mistaken for a tropical plant—but it's really an easy-to-grow perennial. Plants reach 3-5 ft. tall with big, leathery leaves that are rich green on top with ebony to purple underneath. Bright yellow blooms form dense racemes 18-24 in. long in midsummer. Prefers partial to full shade. Zones 4-8