A Color Guide For Perennial Plants

A COLOR GUIDE FOR PERENNIAL PLANTS

Here’s a color guide for selecting perennial plants that produce seasonal spring blooms starting in May, to those late fall blossoming plants in October.

May/June Blue/Purple Blooming Perennials Ajuga Allium Aquilegia Centaurea Iris Lamium Linum Mertensia Mazus Myosotis Phlox Divaricata Phlox Stolonifera Phlox subulata Ploemonium Pulmonaria Primula Thalictrum

May/June Yellow/Orange Blooming Perennials Geum borisii Caltha Euphorbia Armeria

May/June Pink Blooming Perennials Dianthus Dicentra Heuchera Lamium Geranium Iris Saponaria

May/June White Blooming Perennials Pulsatilla Iberis Heuchera Iris Lamium

June/July Blue/Purple Blooming Perennials Amsonia Allium Baptisia Campanula Centaurea Delphinium Dracocephalum Erigeron Geranium Iris Nepeta Scabiosa Stachys Tradescantia Veronica

June/July Yellow/Orange Blooming Perennials Anthemis Gaillardia Inula Coreopsis Daylilies Oriental poppy Trollius

June/July Pink Blooming Perennials Astilbe Dianthus Erigeron Digitalis Filipendula Geranium Lychnis Peony Penstemon Pyrethrum

June/July White Blooming Perennials Aruncus

July/August Blue/Purple Blooming Perennials Aconitum Daylilies Dracocephalum Echinops Eryngium Gentian Hosta(some) Nepeta Perovskia Phlox Platycodon Thalictrum roch. Veronica

July/August Yellow/Orange Blooming Perennials Asceplias Achillea(some) Belamcanda Coreopsis Gaillardia Heliopsis Ligulaira Rudbeckia J

uly/August Pink Blooming Perennials Achillea(some) Echinacea Hibiscus Liatris Monarda Phlox Sidalcea

July/August White Blooming Perennials Lobeila Daylilies Monarda(some) Phlox Astilbe(white) Gypsophila(white) Hosta(white) Platycodon(white) Phlox(white)

August/September Blue/Purple Blooming Perennials Aster Caryopteris Echinops Eupatorium Hosta(some) Perovskia Tricyrtis

August/September Yellow/Orange Blooming Perennials Coreopsis Helenium Kirengeshoma Ligularia Macleaya Rudbeckia Solidago

August/September Pink Blooming Perennials Anemone Aster Astilbe Chelone Echinacea Hibiscus Physostegia Sedum

August/September White Blooming Perennials Cimicifuga Lysimachia

September/October Blue/Purple Blooming Perennials Aster Aconitum Nepeta Salvia Pitcher

September/October Yellow/Orange Blooming Perennials Amsonia(foliage) Coreopsis

September/October Pink Blooming Perennials Rudbeckia Anemone Aster

September/October White Blooming Perennials Boltonia Cimicifuga