20 Pink Perennials

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    If you are looking to fill your garden with pink plants, here is a list of 20 perennials to help get you started.

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    Agastache 'Rosie Posie'

    (Anise Hyssop) Densely compact, rounded clump of aromatic, bright green foliage is topped with loads of hot pink flowers with magenta-purple calyxes for many months beginning in midsummer (earlier in warmer zones). Easy to grow

    Full Sun | Zones: 6-9 | Blooms Midsummer to Early Fall

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    Anemone FALL IN LOVE™ 'Sweetly'

    (Japanese Anemone) Prolific production of rich, rose-pink flowers in early fall. Semi-double flowers appear over a large mound of dark green foliage. Spreads slowly through rhizomes.

    Full Sun to Part Shade | Zones: 4-8 | Blooms Late Summer to Early Fall

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    Baptisia DECADENCE® DELUXE 'Pink Truffles'

    (False Indigo) Clear, soft pink blossoms with a pale yellow keel are produced in late spring, the perfect complement to peonies, nepeta, and other spring bloomers. Upright habit makes it easy to fit into any garden.

    Full to Part Sun | Zones: 4-9 | Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer

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    Bergenia 'Miss Piggy'

    Bergenia earned the common name Pigsqueak due to the squeaky sounds the leaves make as they are rubbed together. This new genus for the Proven Winners perennial collection is appropriately named 'Miss Piggy'! In early spring, a stunning display of bright pink flowers top the thick, dark green, glossy leaves. Compared to 'Sakura', 'Miss Piggy' has more consistent pink flower color, a larger canopy of foliage, and broader, more substantial leaves. The perfect choice to jumpstart your garden after the snow melts.

    Full Sun to Full Shade | Zones 4-9 | Blooms Early to Late Spring

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    Buddleia MONARCH® 'Prince Charming'

    (Butterfly Bush) A color break for Buddleia! 10” long, bright cerise-pink flower spikes cover the upright, gumdrop-shaped habit. Compared to ‘Queen of Hearts', ‘Prince Charming' is closer to raspberry-pink than magenta-red.

    Full Sun | Zones: 5-10 | Blooms Late Summer to Early Fall

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    Dianthus FRUIT PUNCH® 'Classic Coral'

    (Pinks) Double, striking coral-pink flowers are produced over a tight, compact mound of blue-green foliage. A quick shearing after flowering will encourage rebloom in early fall.

    Full to Part Sun | Zones: 4-9 | Blooms in Early Summer

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    Dianthus 'Paint the Town Magenta'

    (Pinks) Paint the Town Dianthus are prized for their bright flower color and increased heat tolerance. Flowers completely cover their glaucous blue foliage while in peak. 'Paint the Town Magenta' has ¾-1” wide, single vibrant magenta-pink flowers and serrated petals.

    Full to Part Sun | Zones: 4-9 | Blooms in Early Summer

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    Dicentra 'Pink Diamonds'

    (Fern-leaved Bleeding Heart) Alpine-type bleeding heart that flowers in late spring and blooms throughout the season. Pink flowers open light pink and show a two-tone effect. Medium sized clump of fine, fern-like blue-green foliage. Prefers full sun and good drainage; do not over water.

    Full to Part Sun | Zones: 3-9 | Blooms Late Spring to Early Fall

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    Helleborus WEDDING PARTY® 'Maid of Honor'

    (Lenten Rose) Ranges from light to dark pink, 2-3” double flowers.

    Full Sun to Part Shade | Zones: 4-9 | Blooms Early to Mid Spring

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    Hibiscus SUMMERIFIC® 'Berry Awesome'

    (Rose Mallow) This stunning variety has a densely compact habit of deeply lobed, maple-like leaves, a vast improvement on older varieties. Its dark, midnight olive green foliage complements the lavender-pink flowers for a showy display in late summer. Huge 7-8” ruffled flowers have a red eye.

    Full to Part Sun | Zones: 4-9 | Blooms Mid to Late Summer

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    Lagerstroemia BARISTA® 'Bubble Tea'

    (Crapemyrtle) Attractive, semi-glossy, medium green foliage. In late summer, the round habit explodes with flower buds that bubble up to the top of the shrub with enormous, triangular-shaped bright lilac-purple flower clusters.

    Full Sun | Zones: 6-9 | Blooms Late Summer to Early Fall

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    Monarda 'Electric Neon Pink'

    (Bee Balm) Fabulous, vibrant flower color on this new interspecific hybrid of Bee Balm. Intense, dark neon pink flowers are produced above an upright mound of glossy, dark green foliage. The large, 3" flowers practically glow, lightening slightly for a two tone effect.

    Full to Part Sun | Zones: 4-8 | Blooms Mid to Late Summer

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    Penstemon 'Midnight Masquerade'

    (Beardtongue) A sturdy clump of deep burgundy purple leaves. Rich lavender-purple flowers have pure white interiors and are produced on dark stems just above the foliage. This superior selection boasts a fuller, more refined habit, more vibrant flower color, and a more consistent flowering performance.

    Full Sun | Zones: 3-8 | Blooms Early to Midsummer

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    Phlox 'Bedazzled Pink'

    (Hybrid Spring Phlox) This series explodes into bloom in mid spring and blooms up to a week before P. subulata, depending on the weather. Members of this series produce star-shaped, notched flowers over a rounded, spreading habit. These are moderate growers during year one in the garden, but will become a groundcover with age.

    Full Sun | Zones: 4-8 | Blooms Mid to Late Spring

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    Phlox 'Opening Act Ultrapink'

    Hybrid Phlox) Members of this interspecific Phlox series have similar upright habits to P. paniculata, but are typically shorter in height, bloom 2-3 weeks earlier, and have a longer period of bloom. Persistent rebloom can carry color all the way to early fall. Mildew and disease resistant. Stoloniferous growth.

    Full Sun | Zones: 4-8 | Blooms Early to Late Summer

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    Phlox p. GARDEN GIRLS™ 'Glamour Girl'

    (Tall Garden Phlox) All members of this collection were selected for their powdery mildew resistance, as well as impressive bloom and reblooming performance. 'Glamour Girl' is the flagship variety with large panicles of hot coral-pink flowers on dark stems.

    Full Sun | Zones: 3-8 | Blooms Mid to Late Summer

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    Pulmonaria 'Pretty in Pink'

    (Lungwort, Bethlehem Sage) Large, bright rose pink flowers are produced in large flower clusters over a low and wide habit. Dark green leaves are lightly to moderately speckled with silver. This plant will thrive in part to full shade with adequate moisture.

    Part Sun to Full Shade | Zones: 3-9 | Blooms in Late Spring

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    Salvia n. 'Pink Profusion'

    (Perennial Salvia) These S. nemorosa hybrids will rebloom multiple times if the spent flowers are cut back. These shorter stature Salvia will fit nicely into all sorts of places in your perennial garden. 'Pink Profusion' has dark pink flowers are produced on darker pink calyxes on a perfectly rounded, dense habit.

    Full Sun | Zones: 3-8 | Blooms Late Spring to Early Summer

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    Sedum ROCK 'N GROW® 'Pure Joy'

    (Stonecrop) Forms a low mound of small, blue-green, serrated leaves in spring. Matures into a short, semi-upright clump of light green foliage which becomes completely covered by a dome of bubblegum pink flowers. Perfect for edging and rock gardens.

    Full Sun | Zones: 3-9 | Blooms Late Summer - Early Fall

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    Veronica 'Lavender Lightsaber'

    (Spike Speedwell) ‘Lavender Lightsaber' matches ‘Blue Skywalker' except with soft lavender flowers covering the top half of its columnar, upright habit. Try this perennial in narrow spaces needing height, such as small city gardens or narrow borders.

    Full to Part Sun | Zones: 4-8 | Blooms Early to Midsummer

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