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Perennial garden flowers overwintering in the ground

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Most perennial garden flowers wither in the fall. In spring, they sprout new shoots and the garden looks beautiful again. The most popular perennial flowers are perennials. How do I plant these plants? Which species are best?

How do I plant perennials?

If you want to plant perennials in your garden, you should know that they look best in irregularly shaped beds. Around trees, it is advisable to choose shade-loving flowers.

A bed with perennials should be naturally connected to other garden elements. Perennials planted near a fence or pergola look very nice. Perennials with subtle shapes and colors can be planted near a seating area.

What are the best perennials to plant in the garden?

Perennial plants need proper care before winter. If plants have grown too large they should be thinned out by removing diseased or weak specimens. Before the first frost, remove dry stems and leaves from the plants. You can sprinkle them over the bed so that they serve as a ground cover.

Primrose

Primrose, also called primulas, looks best on rockeries. It is a protected plant in the wild. The protected species also includes Primrose and Primrose. Primula is a very popular garden flower because of its wide range of colors and low soil requirements.

Meadow Orchids

The iris, also called irises, is found naturally in the northern hemisphere. The process of crossing natural varieties has produced garden irises in dwarf, medium and tall varieties. Garden iris varieties have different flowering times. They require a sunny location.

Asters

Asters are the largest group of flowering perennials. Depending on the variety they bloom in spring, summer or autumn. The New England aster looks very nice in the garden. It blooms in September and October. It needs sunny positions. It tolerates drought well. The bushy aster, which blooms in September and October, is recommended for rockeries. Dwarf varieties will also look beautiful in the rock garden.

Seals

Seals are one of the longer flowering perennials. They bloom from June to September. They prefer humus soil with constant moisture. Low and dwarf varieties of these flowers are very popular. One of them are winged phloxes, which are often planted on rockeries.

Delphiniums

These are very decorative perennials. They require systematic fertilization and watering. They bloom in various colors. After flowering the stems should be cut off.

Acanthus

They come from the Mediterranean region. They have very decorative purple blossoms. They need sunny positions but they also grow in partial shade.

Heather

Perennials bloom for a long time – from early spring to late autumn. They come in different colors. They require acidic soil. They grow best in a sunny position.

Peony

Peony is a fragrant spring perennial. It requires a sunny position and fertile soil. It can grow on one site for several decades.

Pipe carnation

This perennial is beautifully fragrant and spreads quickly. It needs sunny position and permeable soil. It tolerates well the lack of watering. It presents itself beautifully on a rockery. Every three years you should make a division of the plant, which rejuvenates it.

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