Perennials for Carefree Gardening
Perennials are flowering plants that keep on growing for
several seasons. They need to be cut down at the end of
the flowering season so that they can lie dormant for a
The next season they will start sprouting again and
will give you an even better show than the first season.
Perennials provide us with the most care-free
varieties of flowering plants. And
of course a great advantage is that they give us permanent
clumps of flowers in the garden.
Perennial flowers include Barbeton daisies or gerberas,
Irises, lily varieties, carnations, hydrangeas, geraniums
and so on.
order to have a continuously flowering garden you should make a few
plantings of both annuals and perennials.
For example, you could plant a clump of irises in a nice
sunny spot and surround them with a sea of blue lobelias or
And then, when the Irises bloom they will seem to emerge
from a mass of blue or white.
irises won't need to be replaced when you have to discard