What is a Perennial?

A perennial is a plant that lives for more than two years. In comparison, biennials live for only two years, and annuals only live for one year. What are commonly referred to as perennials are actually herbaceous perennials, or non-woody plants that dies back to the ground in the winter. Woody plants, or plants that do not die back in winter (such as shrubs), are also technically perennial in nature but are usually kept in a separate category.

2018 Perennial Plant of the Year - Allium 'Millenium'

‘Millenium’ been voted the 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year™, one of the highest honors a perennial can earn and given to only one plant per year.

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Award Winning Hostas

The American Hosta Growers Association 'Hosta of the Year' Award Winners

Hibiscus 'Starry Starry Night'

7-8" flowers are pale pink with dramatic dark speckling and veining. An indeterminate bloomer, meaning 'Starry Starry Night' will flower the entire length of the stem and longer when compared to traditional Hibiscus varieties.

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Sedum Rock 'n Grow® 'Lemonjade'

A great perennial for areas with low moisture and full sun. 'Lemonjade' is both easy to grow, low maintenance, and a perfect accent in most any perennial landscape.

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Panicum v. Prairie Winds® 'Totem Pole'

A rigidly upright grass, 'Totem Pole' will tower in the landscape without taking up much room. Try this plant as a hedge or screen!

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