Something New!


Something new in our lives is always an interesting experience because we never know how this new experience or event is going to affect us. Well I have something that is most likely new for you, but I know this is only going to affect you in a positive manner. So after doing a little research, I was able to come up with some new perennials that might draw some eyes to your landscape. Below are some beautiful perennials that I am recommending you plant these in your landscape this spring and summer.

Some of these perennials are so pretty and will give your flower beds some lasting summer color that you will enjoy for months. Not only will you have some beautiful color added to the flower beds, but I can assure you that your nose is going to be going wild from the amazing scents from the new additions to your landscape. Im sure the butterflies will be doing the same as well. Now enough of talking about it, below are pictures with a small description of the perennials you must plant in your garden this year!

Rose Mallow

rose mallow

Robust plants with impressive large flowers make showy accents. Useful in mass, as a hedge, or along the edge of a pond and in waters up to 6″ deep. Remember, they break dormancy very late.

Poker Plant

poker plant

Green sword-like foliage with mix of orange, red, and yellow spikes mid to late summer. Prefers well-drained soil and full sun. Does not tolerate wet feet. Mulch for winter protection.

Munstead Lavender

munstead lavender

Evergreen, aromatic gray foliage. The scented flower spikes from June to September are highly valued and popular in potpourri and sachets. Good boarder or specimen plant. Sun.

Lucifer Crocosmia

lucifer crocosmia

Spikes of long lasting flaming red flowers are displayed in July and August atop sword-shaped leaves. Full sun in well drained soil.

Japanese Iris

japanese iris

The blooms are 6-9″ across and appear in June in a wide range of colors. Adapts well to full sun or partial shade. Ideal for uses near the edge of a water garden or in water to 1″ deep.

Blue Star Creeper

blue star creeper

Forms a dense, ground hugging mat of tiny, rounded foliage covered with masses of blue, star-shaped blooms all summer. Best in partial shade and moist, well drained soil. Useful in the rock garden or between stepping stones and walkways.

Shasta Daisy

shasta daisy

 The Shasta Daisy is one of the most popular daisies. Blooms June to September. Needs full sun and well drained soil.

Siskiyou Wand Flower

siskiyou wand flower

Plants have sprays of striking deep, rich pink flowers June to September. Sun, well drained soil.

These perennials have such great variety to all of them and some are so unique. People will definitely be asking you where you have found these plants once they see them in your landscape. You will have to send us pictures when you add these amazing new perennials to your flower beds, you won’t regret it. And honestly, it doesn’t hurt to try something new now and again.

If you are interested in some of these perennials and are unable to find them from a local distributor, please contact us either via the blog, or you can send us a message on our Peabody Landscape Group Facebook  page or even call us at 614 488 2877. We would be more than happy to help you!