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Perennial flowers. Which varieties are worth having in the garden?

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The time is approaching when you can start gardening. This is the perfect time to start planting new plants.

Many gardeners dream of always having a beautiful fragrance and a palette of diverse colors visible in their garden. For this purpose, it makes sense to opt for planting perennial flowers.

If you want to know which flowers are best to choose and where to plant them, you should read our guide. The flowers in this section are easy to find and can be planted in a variety of ways

>> The perfect choice foreveryone

1. Hydrangeas

This is the perfect way to get a head start on your gardening. They are plants that bloom beautifully and can be found in many colors. An interesting fact about them is that their color depends on the acidity of the soil, in which they are planted.

It is worth knowing that they like shady places. It is best to plant them in places where they are sheltered from the wind. Flowering hydrangeas can overwinter without a cover. Unfortunately, there are varieties that are troublesome in cultivation and sensitive to temperature changes. However, their fragrance and colors make them really worth taking care of.

2. Glittering sage

Beautiful and golden, glossy sage is native to South America. This is where it is grown as a perennial plant. If cared for in winter, even in Polish conditions it can bloom for several seasons.

It can reach from 20 to 50 centimeters in height.The most common varieties are those that reach from ten to twenty centimeters in width. A good time to plant them is early June. However, before you decide to work in the garden with this plant, be sure that in the evenings and mornings frosts are not predicted, because they can damage the plant and make it not grow.

3. Ornamental garlic

This is one plant that looks beautiful in the garden. The bulbs can overwinter in the ground, but it is best to dig them up and keep them in a warm place indoors and then plant them during May and June.

The purple color of the flowers makes them impossible to pass by indifferently. Ornamental garlic usually blooms from June to August. During this time it pleases the owners of the garden with its beautiful appearance and unique color. It likes sun. It thrives best in sandy loam or sandy soil. It is not demanding. It will do well even in places where there is a lot of clay. It is able to reach a height of up to 1.5 meters.

4. Hyacinths

This is a beautiful and very popular plant that usually shows up after winter. Its fragrance evokes spring and warmth. It is a plant that likes warmth and sunshine. It prefers to be sheltered from the wind

Hyacinths have very large flowers that appear in a very high density. This is a plant that you can have not only in the garden, but also at home in a pot. It is worth knowing that after flowering you should wait until the leaves start to fall off. Then you should dig up the bulbs and thoroughly clean them. At the end of the summer season, it is necessary to keep them in a cool and airy place. Then they can be planted out again around September.

5. Swordtails

Swordtails are another flower worth having in your garden. Their undoubted advantage is that they grow really tall. They can reach up to 1.2 m in height. It is also worth remembering that this is a plant, which has very large and beautifully fragrant flowers. However, you should remember to dig up all the bulbs for the winter and store them in a warm and shady place. The plant thrives in fertile and humus soil. It likes moderately moist soil and sunny conditions. It blooms in July and August.

6. Tulips

Tulips are multi-seasonal plants. You can buy them in many different colors. It is worth to know that they have very long vegetation time which can last even up to 100 days. It is worth to know that they have a very long growing season which lasts even one hundred days. It is worth taking care that they are planted in fertile soil, which has a high permeability.

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It is a good idea to make sure that they are planted in fertile, well-drained soil.

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