Liatris spicata also known as Blazing Star is a beautiful purple perennial. Its grass like foliage and tall blooming spikes attract butterflies, birds and bees. Liatris is a great cut flower and is deer resistant. Plant with Bee Balm and Black Eyed Susan’s for a vibrant garden. (Liatris spicata)
Hummingbird Garden Perennials
This year is the first for us in our own home! A good friend took us of an Perennial Exchange. People bring their excess plants the babies to give away. Its totally free we met in a local park got valuable info from experienced gardeners and tons of perennials that are proven to work in our area. They set it all up on our local facebook buy, sell, trade. It was great every community should do this! You dont even have to bring anything!
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Beebalm ‘Peters Purple’: Botanical name is Monarda. There are many native monardas which are great naturalizing perennials for drought-tough gardens in full sun to part shade. This one is a new hybrid on the market, so you may have to order it online. Research at the Dallas Arboretum has shown this plant to be extremely resistant to powdery mildew. As its name implies, its light purple flowers attracts bees, but also hummingbirds and butterflies.
Yarrow Even if youve never gardened before, you can grow yarrow with little effort. Yarrow is an amazing perennial that is hardy throughout most of the United States and can withstand heat, drought, and cold. Its valued in the garden for its ferny, gray-green or dark green, spicy-scented foliage and showy, flat-topped clusters of flowers in pink, red, white, or yellow appearing from late spring to early fall.
Plant Patent Applied ForA new selection of the native Cardinal Flower not to be missed by anyone who admires this splendid perennial, Black Truffle wows in the sunny garden with ebony foliage and brilliant red blooms. Standing up to deer, alluring to butterflies and bees, and determined to hold its midnight foliage tones through the worst summer heat and sun, Black Truffle is a must-have!Black Truffle is a selection of a species native to the American northeast, and it is hardy from New England
Gaillardia Burgundy, perennial. 24H for full sun
Given the recommendation of other gardeners, perhaps the bicolor would not be a good choice. I like this one!
(5) Coneflower Butterfly Kisses (Echinacea Butterfly Kisses)-bright, bubblegum pink, pom-pom-like, double flowers bloom from midsummer to early fall, turn lavender pink as they age, zones 4-8, size 2 tall by 1 to 2 spread, full sun to partial shade, attracts song birds butterflies, native plant, fragrant
Goldenrod, or Solidago, is a perennial that grows back each year. Its bright yellow flowers add color to a late summer garden. It is often thought to provoke allergies, but goldenrod pollen is innocent of the charge. Goldenrod is attractive to butterflies.