Perennial Garden Borders – Planting Ideas and List

Perennial Garden Borders - Planting Ideas and List



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.

Plant List

Watsonia aletriodes
Arctotis
Euphorbia
Anemone nemorosa
Stipa gigantea
Bearded Iris
Phlomis russeliana
Geramiun oxonianum hybrid
White bearded Iris
Cynara cardunculus or Cardoon
Lilium regale
Beschenaria yuccoides
Acanthus mollis Hollards Gold
Melianthus major
Columbines or Aquilegia
Disporum cantonense
Epimedium sulphureum
Hydrangea Quercifolia or Oak Leafed Hydrangea
Helleborus foetidus
Small flowered Fuchsia – Fuchsia microphylla
Polygonatum – Solomens Seal
Tellima grandiflora
Arum green goddess
Abutilon megapotamicum
Hebes
Syringa vulgaris