Perennials are the backbone of the flower garden, and these are some of the loveliest.
Power Perennials: Plants that Thrive No Matter What, Russian Sage Add a burst of color to your late summer and fall garden with Russian sage, Perovskia atriplicifolia. This tough-as nails plant is native to central Asia, so it’s capable of performing in hot, dry conditions. Its eye-popping bluish-purple flowers appear in mid to late summer and retain their color for weeks. Paired with the plant’s fragrant, silvery foliage, Russian sage is a must-have for your garden. Russian sage grows 3 to 5 fe
#Problem-Solving #Perennials for Tough Gardens - Plant yarrow for dry locations. I don't like the scent, but the flowers are very pretty, and are great for dry areas. It's known for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, and has been used for hundreds of years by native healers and herbalists.