The Best Easy-Care Perennial Flowers

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-Perennials, the flowers that come back everyyear are the perfect solution for you if you're looking to add easy care, color, and interestto your yard.

Visit your local garden center and you're likely to find hundreds of beautifulvarieties.

To help you pick the best, here are 6 of our favorite low-maintenance perennialflowers.

The most perennial geraniums bloom in spring and early summer and offer cherryflowers in shades in pink, purple, blue, and white.

Perennial geraniums are usually ignoredby the [unk] rabbits and some offer attractive foliage too.

Standouts include Roseanne whichblooms from June to frost with lavender blue flowers and Dragon Heart which blooms allsummer with purple flowers that have striking black centers.

Perennial flowers don't getmuch easy to grow than Daylilies bearing blooms in shades of purple, red, pink, peach, cream,yellow, and orange.

They have almost grassy-looking foliage and bear pretty flowers on tall stalks.

Though each individual flowers last just a day, the plants produce lots of them.

Geta little extra bank for your garden by growing Rebloomers.

They produce summertime flowersin 2 or 3 waves instead of just once.

Also look with your nose.

Some Daylilies are enticinglyfragrant plus the flowers are edible.

Use the petals to add a little color and textureto your summertime salads.

Blanket flowers are tough Midwestern bearing plant that bloomsall summer long.

Its daisy-shaped blooms come in shades of red, yellow, and orange, andare surefire way to attract butterflies to your yard.

Once established this perennialflower raises hot dry conditions like a channel.

It's also a fantastic flower to cut and bringinside for bouquets.

Yarrows are perfect companion to a blanket flower.

Both of these perennialsstand up to heat and drought and bear tons of blooms over the summer.

The Yarrow flowersappear in shades of white, yellow, orange, red, and pink, and are accompanied by soft,almost funny looking foliage.

The [unk] rabbits usually leave the Yarrow alone too.

For shadedgardens you can't beat Hostas.

These perennial flowers are really grown more for their leaveswhich come in shades of green, blue, and gold, and are often variegated with cream or white.

Hostas range in size from 60 wide stunners to miniatures that are smaller than the palmof your hand.

Phlox is a perennial flower that adds sweet fragrance to the garden inlate summer.

It shows off lovely blooms in shades of purple, pink, orange, red, and white.

It grows 2 to 4 feet tall.

The sun-loving perennial attracts lots of birds and butterfliestoo.

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