With deep blue flowers and a long bloom season, plumbago is one of our favorite perennials. Read about its care and learn why everyone should make room for this long-lived flower.
A long-standing favorite of the perennial garden, achillea (a.k.a. Yarrow) has seen an explosion of new and improved varieties in recent years. Learn about this new crop of colorful perennials and how to grow them.
Coneflowers can be tricky to establish going into the first winter, especially when planted in August or later, as there is limited time for them to make a substantial root system and crown. Here are some suggestions to improve your overwintering success.
Rain gardens, around ponds, or just areas that don't drain well, these perennials love them. And, they're native to boot!
Looking for easy perennials for sunny areas? Listed are 19 favorites for every condition, from swampy to drought-prone, clay soil to deer-riddled. And, bonus, many of them are great for pollinators too!
Carol Allen, our resident teacher and longtime horticulturist gave a talk on her favorite easy-care perennials. This is a list (with lots of pictures!) of the plants she talked about for shade and part shade areas.
Planting with pollinators in mind is not only environmentally friendly, it's also easy on the the eyes. Here are six of our favorites that are easy to grow and attractive to people and pollinators alike.
Peonies belong in every garden. It’s just a question of deciding where to begin. Read this primer to get acquainted with this classic showy perennial.
Because there are so many varieties, you are bound to have one or more spots in your garden that would be just perfect for phlox. They come in all flower colors, and some are even native to Maryland. Learn more about this showy perennial.
Learn about the annuals and perennials blooming now at Behnke's.