Small perennials. It will tolerate some sun but its best color typically occurs in shade. In larger spaces you would plant them in groups but here each one becomes a gem to grow and bloom by itself or with a friend. Dwarf plants for sale at plant delights nursery. While the buds will only bloom for one day each stems typically grows several blooms that will flourish at different times.
Find herbaceous perennials for your garden with a diverse selection of textures foliage and beautiful blooms. When bleeding heart is set in a smaller garden we have an opportunity to explore the interfolded intricacies of this weird tender flower. Its velvety leaves are soft enough to snuggle up with and come summer the lavender blooms add one more element to your flower ensemble. Grown primarily for its pretty ruffled foliage this perennials mounding habit shoots up small flower spikes with teeny flowers in spring to mid summer.
This low maintenance perennial not only thrives in dry soil conditions but it is also deer resistant. Large varieties of these plants provide a lush tropical ambiance to a garden while smaller varieties fill in gaps. Nicknamed the sure bet and perfect perennial these colorful flowers are perfect for beginners because they can survive through almost anything and require little maintenance. Small full sun perennials are useful plants that tolerate the heat of summer.
Another full sun plant with silvery foliage is lambs ear stachys byzantina. If deer and slugs did not love them so much they would be almost perfect. The bright yellows and deep blacks of these flowers stand out in a crowd. Hostas are extremely low care perennials.
Other examples of common perennials with uncommon flowers are lily of the valley convallaria majalis columbine aquilegia canadensis and turtlehead chelone obliqua. Asters blanket flowers daylilies dianthus coneflowers hibiscus hostas lavender ornamental grasses sedum tickseed and more. Since they do most of their growing early in the season a few applications of a systemic deer deterrent can greatly lessen the deer damage and the thicker leaved varieties are less attractive to slugs. The black eyed susan is a great perennial that adds amazing dramatic contrast among your flowers.
Top 10 perennials for a small garden.