Perennials are plants are those that come back year after year, they are the mainstay of flowering garden border. Plants for the perennial garden border vary greatly. Craig Wilson from Gentiana nursery near Olinda, takes us on a quick journey through the perennial border outside his nursery.
The plants mentioned could form the backbone of a similar perennial planting, or cottage garden plan. Both flowering and foliage plants are looked at.
Craig also talks briefly about different aspects of maintenance of the perennial border.
We provide a list of plants featured in the video.
Geramiun oxonianum hybrid
White bearded Iris
Cynara cardunculus or Cardoon
Acanthus mollis Hollards Gold
Columbines or Aquilegia
Hydrangea Quercifolia or Oak Leafed Hydrangea
Small flowered Fuchsia – Fuchsia microphylla
Polygonatum – Solomens Seal
Arum green goddess