Verbena bonariensis is a great herbaceous perennial which grows up to around in height, seeding itself all over the place. Despite its height, it is not a dense plant and therefore can be planted anywhere in the border as you can see through it.
Perennial growing height is important. Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your b
Gardening expert Mike McGroarty of Mike's Backyard Nursery planted herbaceous perennials and trees of varying heights — lavender twist red bud tree and a laceleaf weeping Japanese red maple — to form this "island" in his front yard.
Columbine or aquilegia is a herbaceous perennial that is drought tolerant (once established) and self-seeds if not deadheaded. The plant grows to tall when in bloom and blooms late spring-early summer. Flowers come in a variety of colors. Grow in part s
Persicaria bistorta 'Superba' With flowers like bottle brushes it makes a fine herbaceous perennial, flowering over a long period. Flowers: May, June, July, and August Soil: Remains moist Planting position: Sun/Partial Shade Height x spread: x
Tall and spectacular, award-winning Queen of the Prairie 'Venusta' (Filipendula Rubra) is a splendid herbaceous perennial with large, elegant sprays of small deep pink flowers borne on leafy stems well above the foliage from early to mid summer
Gaura Whirling Butterflies (white flowers) Siskiyou Pink [pink flowers] (Gaura Lindheimeri) - Zone Full Sun-Part Shade. Herbaceous perennial with a graceful, loose, bushy habit. Orchid looking flowers emerge from the top half of t