Long Blooming Perennials

Long blooming perennials are what most gardeners want for their flower beds, at least I do, and I know you want those long blooming perennial flowers also.

Some perennials bloom for an especially long time.

These long blooming plants are beautiful in themselves, but they are also valuable because they help keep your flowerbeds colorful, even though seasonal flowers come and go.

The list of perennial flowers below, bloom continuously for four to six weeks, or produce flower flushes of blooms off and on all summer and into fall.

Some plants, such as foxgloves, and some delphiniums, often bloom a second time if you cut them back after flowering.

Longest Blooming Perennials
A List Of Perennial Flowers

sedum autumn joy
‘Autumn Joy’ Sedum, Stonecrop
Full sun. Grows 1-2 feet tall and 1 foot wide. Blooms late summer and fall. Little to moderate water.

Zones 1-10.



ballon flower
Balloon Flower
(platycodon grandiflorus)

Full sun, but light shade in hot climates. Regular water. Three feet tall and two feet wide.

Zones 1-10.



bee balm
Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)
Full sun but light shade in very hot areas. Regular to ample water.

Zones 1-11.



blanket flower
Blanket Flower
(Gaillardia species)

Low growing summer bloomers. Full sun. Thrives in heat, need good drainage.

Zones 1-24.



catmint
Catmint (Nepeta faassenii)
Grow in full sun or partial shade. Moderate water and well drained soil.

Zones 1-24.



Coneflower 'Goldsurm'
Coneflower ‘Goldsturm’
(Rudbeckia fulgida)

Full sun only. Moderate to regular water.

Zones 1-24.



daylily stella de oro
Daylily ‘Stella de Oro’
(Hemerocallis)

Full sun, but partial shade in very hot climates. Regular water.

Zones 1-24.



fringed bleeing hearte
Fringed Bleeding Heart
(Dicentra exima)

Grow in partial to full shade. 1-1 1/2 feet high and wide.Regular water.

Zones 1-9.



rozanne geranium

Cranesbill (Geranium rozanne)
Full sun is fine, except afternoon shade in hot climates. Regular water.

Zones 2-11.



obedient plant
Obedient Plant
(Physostegia virginiana)

Full sun or partial shade. 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Regular water.

Zones 1-9.



purple coneflower
Purple Coneflower
(Echinacea purpurea)

Grow in full sun only. Moderate to regular water.

Zones 1-24.



speedwell
Speedwell (Veronica spicata)
Long bloom season if spent flowers are removed. Grow in full sun with regular water.

Zones 1-9.



sea thrift
Sea Thrift ‘Ballerina Red’
(Armeria Thrift)

Small compact plants for full sun only. Needs very good drainage.

Zones 1-9.



coreopsis 'moonbeam'
Coreopsis ‘Moonbeam’
(Coreopsis verticillata)

Grows to 3 feet tall and half as wide. Very drought tolerant. Little to moderate water. Full sun only.

Zones 1-24.



yarrow'moonshine'
Yarrow ‘Moonshine’
Achillea

Grows to 2 feet tall in full sun only. Little to moderate water.

Zones 1-24.



Plant some of these long blooming perennials in your garden for a colorful flower show all summer.

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