Low-maintenance perennials are my favorite for color. Summer is coming, and that means it’s gardening time!
There’s nothing I love more than a beautiful and blossoming garden, there’s just something so fresh and rejuvenating about it. I’ve gathered some of my favorite perennials for you to be inspired by.
I highly recommend planting a few of these in your garden. They’re beautiful, and they’re relatively low-maintenance. You can’t beat that!
17 Low-Maintenance Perennials
Perennial Sage comes in deep purple and blue flowers that look simply magical. I could plant my whole yard with blue and purple flowers and be totally content.
These beauties come in lots of different colors, mostly in warm tones. Some variations can even be used in herbal remedies! Bonus: these are also drought resistance.
This plant looks beautiful in any garden. It’s a large shrub that comes from China, and it produces so many huge flowers in the most vibrant colors, you can’t really go wrong!
Plant Yarrow in your garden this year. It usually blooms yellow or white, so it would be a lovely compliment to your perennial sage!
These flowers look amazing in large spaces, and, in case you didn’t know, they’re the state flower of Maryland!
These lovely flowers bloom in late summer or autumn, and they have the most beautiful pinkish-purple color. These are great for some end-of-season garden color.
I have to admit, these are some of my favorite flowers. They’re actually part of the carnation family, but they’re tiny and oh so adorable. Plus they look amazing in flower arrangements so you can use them as cut flowers.
Peonies are stunning flowers. They’re vibrant, luscious, and just fluffy enough to look beautiful in a bouquet. These usually bloom in early Spring, though some varieties will bloom throughout the Summer.
This is the flower of choice in British cottage gardens. Delphinium grows in the most beautiful purples, pinks, and blues, and the flowering part is remarkably unique and lovely.
This is a lovely flower that attracts butterflies and changes colors from deep pink to copper. These flowers last from the end of summer into the fall.
These flowers are renowned for their attractive blossoms. These plants are very adaptable and hard to kill, so they are perfect for beginners.
Grow this if you want to attract tiny hummingbirds. If that weren’t reason enough to plant these beauties, they come in the most amazing colors. This is one of my favorite low-maintenance perennials.
This plant is great because it is so tolerant and so beautiful. This plant can withstand drought, heat, and even bad soil. You’ll hardly have to do anything for this plant.
This plant does great in moist and boggy areas. The stalks are very sturdy, and the flowers look beautiful cut and in a vase.
These are some of the most popular flowers because of their lovely color and shape. They need to be planted in a sunny area, so make sure to do that!
These are some of the easiest perennials to grow. They can be planted at almost any time of the year, but preferably after freezing temperatures and before scorching temperatures.
These flowers are actually edible and some say it makes a great tea! These are amazing low-maintenance perennials.
Now you know about these perennials, why not visit my friend, Jenny, at Bees And Roses. She is a certified master gardener and can tell you which perennials are great for your front porch.