A Prairie Garden Journal 2006
That’s right, perennials aren’t just for flower gardens, anymore. Some perennials are also great plants for your landscape. Certain perennials offer as much year around interest as shrubs, and are often much easier to grow successfully in Wyobraska landscapes, so my advice is–get those perennials out of your flower garden and into your landscape.
Don’t get me wrong, some perennials are just flowers—they bloom for a month or so at some point through the spring, summer, or fall and then their foliage gets sort of ratty or unattractive. These perennials are just flowers. Other perennials can spread very aggressively and become a problem to keep under control. Others never get large enough to show up as a “landscape” plant.
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