Perennials

Our enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable perennials team is here to answer your questions and help you choose the best perennials for your situation. There’s always something in bloom for sun, shade, butterflies, birds or deer resistance  as well as a variety of bulbs for your space. 

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Perennials in Davidsonville

Perennials in Severna Park

As a leader in the local green industry, we must also be a leader in the preservation of our most valuable resources. That is why we have recommitted ourselves to providing a wide selection of Maryland native plants for our customers.

Native Perennials in Davidsonville

Native Perennials in Severna Park

Our Top Perennial Picks

Stroll through our time-tested favorites and introduce yourself to the newest varieties. We garden with perennials too; we love them and it shows!

 echinacea

echinacea-hot-coralEchinacea ‘Hot Coral’

Full Sun to Part Shade
Height:  24 – 36″
Spread:  18 – 24″
Attracts butterflies 

Scientific name: Echinacea purpurea

Often called ‘Coneflowers’, Echinacea have abundant flower stems that produce brilliant-colored petals displayed horizontally from the cone. Echinacea will tolerate periods of drought. They bloom from late spring through fall and their bright flowers attract butterflies. We have over 15 varieties of Echinacea in different colors and shapes, including Cleopatra, Double Scoop Raspberry, Harvest Moon and Hot Papaya.

 

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whirling-butterfliesGaura ‘Whirling Butterflies’

Full Sun
Height: up to 24″
Spread:  36″
Great in Hanging Baskets

Scientific name; Gaura lindheimeri

The long-lasting blooms of the Gaura lindheimeri ‘Whirling Butterflies’ ride the breeze, their loose sprays of delicate white flowers resembling a swarm of small butterflies. Gaura does best in full sun, but will tolerate some partial shade. They are deer resistant and drought tolerant. Perfect for borders and a nice accent in containers and cut flower arrangements, these perennials do well in most soil types, but must have good drainage. 

 

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shasta-snowcapLeucanthemum ‘Snowcap’

Sun to Part Shade
Height:  12-16″
Spread:  12 – 18″
Great for Borders, Containers and as Cut Flowers

Scientific name: Leucanthemum

Shasta Daisies come in a number of varieties, with differing petal structures in white and yellow that grow on dark green stems with glossy, dark green leaves. Shasta Daisies bloom from early summer until early fall. Removing faded blooms (“deadheading”) will extend the bloom time of these cheerful perennials.

 

plumbago

plumbago-blue2Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Sun or Shade
Height:  6 – 12″
Spread:  18″
Excellent Ground Cover

Scientific name: Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Also known as Leadwort, this creeping ground cover produces clear, deep blue flowers which attract butterflies. Nearly unmatched for its brilliant bronze-red fall color. Excellent ground cover or plant en masse in the border. This plant plans a late arrival in the spring, be patient to see new spring growth. Blooms late summer to mid-fall.

 

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hyssop-tutti-fruttiAnise Hyssop ‘Tutti Frutti’

Full Sun
Height:  2 – 6′
Spread:  24 – 36″
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Scientific name: Agastache barberi

Tall spikes of long-lasting flowers and fragrant bushy foliage attract butterflies, hummingbirds and bees. Perfect for the herb or cottage garden, or use in seasonal containers with sweet potato vine, geranium and spikes. Prefers well-drained soil. Blooms mid-summer through fall. We love this perennial for its heat and humidity tolerance and carry as many varieties as we can!

 

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platycodoneBalloon Flower ‘Sentimental Blue’

Full Sun to Part Shade
Height:  6 – 8″
Spread:  12 – 18″
Wonderful cut flower

Scientific name:  Platycodon grandiflorus

‘Sentimental Blue’ is a dwarf version of balloon flower with puffy, balloon-shaped buds that open into 3″ diameter star shaped, blue blooms in mid-summer.  This easy-to-grow perennial does well in average, well-drained soil. It is a great border plant and a wonderful cut flower.

 

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salviaSalvia microphylla ‘Hot Lips’

Full Sun to Part Shade
Height:  24 – 36″
Spread:  24 – 36″
Attracts butterflies

Scientific name:  Salvia microphylla

Often called Meadow Sage, Salvia is available in many varieties of varying appearance. The ‘Hot Lips’ variety (pictured) has two-tone flowers of clear white & cherry red, and bloom heavily from May through September. Stunning deep burgundy fall foliage. We carry 5 varieties of Salvia at Homestead Gardens, including ‘Ultra Violet’, ‘Maraschino’, ‘Wild Thing’ and ‘Watermelon’.