Best Perennials for Cutting-Aster Create bouquets in fall with lovely asters. These perennials bear lovely daisy-shaped flowers in shades of pink, purple, blue, and white. Smaller selections make great filler flowers.
A topnotch perennial, this penstemon offers gorgeous burgundy-tinged foliage and clusters of white flowers in early summer. Name: Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red' Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, well-drained soil Size: To 2 feet tall Zones:
Top Deer-Resistant Plants of the Mountain West & High Plains
Meadow Sage: Meadow sage produces wonderful clusters of violet-blue flowers from midsummer to early fall. Name: Salvia 'May Night' Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 28 inches tall Zones:
Japanese Anemone Fill your late-summer and fall garden with cheery anemone blooms. The vigorous plants bear clusters of silky, shallow-cupped white, rose, or pink flowers with green buttonlike centers, surrounded by a halo of yellow stamens.
Liatris ~ A North American prairie native, blazing star bears spikes of white, rose, or purple flowers that attract butterflies. It's an excellent plant to add vertical accent to the perennial garden, and the blooms are ideal for cutting and drying.