Autumn Joy Stone Crop – Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

Autumn Joy Sedum

As you can tell by the name Autumn Joy Sedum flowers in September till frost.  You will have a bountiful clump of bright vibrant flowers late in the growing season.  This deer resistant perennial is easy to maintain and is drought tolerant  .  Stone Crop is considered a succulent perennial and looks good in a…

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Russian Sage – Perovskia atriplicifolia

Perovskia atriplicifolia

One of the best perennials for your garden in the Hudson Valley.  Russian sage combines beautiful purple flowers throughout the summer with excellent deer resistance.  This winter hardy perennial features graceful silvery branching that stands out form the crowd of green shrubs in the landscape.  In spring this perennial may need to be cut back…

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Dwarf Fountain Grass – Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln’

Fountain Grass is a small growing ornamental grass that works well in many landscapes throughout the Hudson Valley.  This plant features a fox tail like plume during the summer.  Fountain Grass is easy to care for and is deer resistant.  Mix this plant with Echinacea, Blackeye Susan and Russian Sage to create a beautiful perennial…

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Peony Sarah Bernhardt – Paeonia x ‘Sarah Bernhardt Pink ’

Paeonia x ‘Sarah Bernhardt Pink ’

Peonies are truly an heirloom plant that can be passed down from generation to generation by splitting the root bulbs.  This perennial develops large brightly colored flowers in the late spring. You will need to tie up and support the large oversized flower heads.  Peonies are definitely worth the effort. <back to perennial library

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