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
‘Autumn Joy’ Sedum, Stonecrop
Full sun. Grows 1-2 feet tall and 1 foot wide. Blooms late summer and fall. Little to moderate water.
Full sun, but light shade in hot climates. Regular water. Three feet tall and two feet wide.
Bee Balm (Monarda didyma)
Full sun but light shade in very hot areas. Regular to ample water.
Low growing summer bloomers. Full sun. Thrives in heat, need good drainage.
Catmint (Nepeta faassenii)
Grow in full sun or partial shade. Moderate water and well drained soil.
Full sun only. Moderate to regular water.
Daylily ‘Stella de Oro’
Full sun, but partial shade in very hot climates. Regular water.
Fringed Bleeding Heart
Grow in partial to full shade. 1-1 1/2 feet high and wide.Regular water.
Cranesbill (Geranium rozanne)
Full sun is fine, except afternoon shade in hot climates. Regular water.
Full sun or partial shade. 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Regular water.
Grow in full sun only. Moderate to regular water.
Speedwell (Veronica spicata)
Long bloom season if spent flowers are removed. Grow in full sun with regular water.
Sea Thrift ‘Ballerina Red’
Small compact plants for full sun only. Needs very good drainage.
Grows to 3 feet tall and half as wide. Very drought tolerant. Little to moderate water. Full sun only.
Grows to 2 feet tall in full sun only. Little to moderate water.
Plant some of these long blooming perennials in your garden for a colorful flower show all summer.