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Perennials are herbaceous plants that will return to the garden every spring. Perennials range from fussy to low maintenance, so select the varieties that have the characteristics of your landscape: sun or shade, wet or well-draining soil, acid or alkaline soil, small space or acreage for gardening.
Whether you like a riot of colors or prefer an all-white and green garden, you’ll find flowering perennials that will give long lasting color and enjoyment for years to come. Plant abundantly!
Perennials are herbaceous plants that will return to the garden every spring. Perennials range from fussy to low maintenance, so it’s best to select the varieties that offer the best characteristics for your space: sun or shade, wet or dry, acid or alkaline soil and patio area vs. acreage for gardening.
Each year, we offer a wide assortment of premium, sun-loving perennials such as salvia, lavender, coneflowers, grasses, sedum and many more throughout the entire growing season.
Look for shade perennials on our display tables inside the greenhouse: Hellebores, Virginia Bluebells, Columbine, hostas, ferns, and astilbe.
To offer gardeners more leeway with watering their perennial gardens, choose plants that are drought-tolerant such as sedum, catmint, rudbeckia, allium & more.
There’s nothing like brightly colored flowers after a long winter! Virginia Bluebells, Creeping Phlox, Bleeding Heart, Peony, Iris, Catmint…
Reap great benefits with plants that are native to the Chicagoland area such as Purple Coneflowers, Black-eyed Susans, Butterfly milkweed, and Red Columbine.