Once established, the perennials flower every year. They come in all sizes, shapes and colors! They are placed in flower beds or in pots on the terrace.
Discover our selection of perennials: a list of flowers to compose your beds by season.
Perennial plants in bloom in spring
What joy every spring to see the first flowers bloom. For a spring bed, choose a variety of perennials. Marry the graphic and perfect sphere of ornamental garlic with the supple silhouette of the Caucasian Myosostis. Go bold with a black, frayed blooming mountain cornflower in contrast to the wispy white flowers of the tiarella.
- Ornamental garlic
- Buglosse from Italy
- Mountain blueberry
- Caucasian forget-me-not
- Lily of the valley
Perennial flowering plants in summer
In summer, the many flowers exult with their intoxicating scent and reveal shimmering colors. Lupines and delphiniums develop large upright flower stalks which give volume to a bed. They easily form mixed borders, accompanied by sedums and anhemis. For a massive gourmet, bet on the candy pink flowers of astilbes and astrances. In broad daylight ? Choose santolina and yarrow!
- Perennial begonia
- Summer heather (Calluna vulgaris)
- St. John's Wort
Perennial plants that bloom in the fall
Many plants have a long flowering period that extends into early fall, corresponding to the first frosts. However, few plants flower only in autumn! However, you can count on the aster and their small, star-shaped flowers of all colors. The chrysanthemum, despite its reputation as a cemetery flower, offers welcome colors during fall rains. Finally, several shrub sage offer a range of warm colors. Of course, these essences are the most beautiful effect accompanied by the copper foliage of autumn, like those of Japanese maples.
- Japanese anemone
- Pineapple sage
Winter flowering perennials
Winter offers beautiful flowers, but rather on the side of shrubs, trees and climbers. In perennials, they are rarer but no less beautiful! Winter heather has twigs lined with flowers, sometimes pink, sometimes white. These same two colors are visible in the rounded and curved petals of Cyclamen coum. To this duo is added the famous hellebores, also known as Christmas roses.
There are many cultivars with original colors, spotted or plain: green, purple, black, pink, white ...
- Winter heather (Erica)
- Cyclamen coum
Some plants have the advantage of blooming all summer long. Most have flowering that begins in late spring and ends in early fall. Enough to decorate the garden for a good part of the year! Euphorbias form small bushes with tangy green flowers that go well with lady's mantles. The erigons and the gaillardes adopt a country style while the columbines and fuchsias show elegance.
- Heart of Mary
Within the flower beds, flowering perennials combine with grasses (now poaceae). Their golden and supple stems provide a good contrast with the flowers and make up modern sets. Undulating in the slightest breeze, they reveal a spontaneous charm. At the bottom of a massif or in a hedge, opt for pampas grass or miscanthus.
Beforehand, fall for the wispy pink of Muhlenbergia or the thin stems of the stipas.
- Pampas grass