Mild onion flavor. Can be used fresh in salads, or can be frozen or dried … Continued
Browsing plants: perennial
Perennials are plants which are expected to live longer than two years, unlike annuals, which live for one growing season, and biennials, which need two growing seasons to mature and go to seed. Perennials may go to seed every year and often die back to the ground, but their root systems continue to live and the plants will continue growing. Some perennials are considered to be short-lived, but because they self-seed so readily they appear to live much longer.
Not all plants are perennial in all areas. Some can be killed by freezing temperatures, excessively dry conditions, or other growing conditions. This is why hardiness zones are so important. Knowing what zone you garden in will allow you to determine what plants will survive in your area. As of the 2012 USDA hardiness map, the region in which Vinland Valley Nursery is located is Zone 6a.
Perennial plants have a shorter blooming season than annuals since their survival doesn’t depend upon creating as much seed. However, many plants bloom for weeks, and with careful planning and a diversity of plants in the garden, you can keep things pretty colorful from early spring through frost.
The biggest and best Allium! Silvery purple florets form huge, 8–10″ flower globes of purple … Continued
Pale blue flowers cover fine-needle leaved, dense, mounding plant with bright yellow fall foliage. Plants … Continued
‘Storm Cloud’ is an exciting new native plant selection with spring foliage emerging near-black and … Continued
Evergreen rosettes produce delicate cobalt-blue flowers in summer. A biennial that will naturalize by self-sowing, … Continued
This colorful, robust hardy grass is NATIVE FROM CANADA TO MEXICO. Tall foliage turns light … Continued
Sensational pink cup-shaped flowers float above deep green foliage. Adaptable and easy to grow. Flowers … Continued
Silver-white foliage carpet is topped with pink buds that resemble pussycat pads. Buds open to … Continued
Aquilegia canadensis (columbine) features nodding yellow and red bi-color blooms in April through early June. Grows … Continued
This tuberous perennial produces one or two leaves, each divided into three narrow leaflets. In … Continued
Woolly, thick white foliage makes an excellent contrast plant. Grows to 12″ high and 24″ … Continued
Beautiful ferny, silvery-gray foliage makes an excellent addition to borders and landscapes. A perfect color … Continued