8 Colorful Perennials That Will Never Leave Your Garden Once Planted

Lenten Rose

A champion of winter! Lenten Rose boasts stunning flowers in shades of white, pink, and purple amidst evergreen foliage.  They thrive in shade and add a pop of color when little else is blooming.


A true garden investment, Peonies can grace your landscape for decades. Lush blooms in late spring come in a dazzling array of colors and boast intoxicating fragrances.


A summer superstar, Penstemon offers vibrant, deep-throated pink flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. This sun-loving, drought-tolerant plant thrives in all types of gardens


With its calming fragrance and beautiful purple blooms, lavender offers a touch of Provence to your garden. Choose English lavender, lavandin, or Spanish lavender with its unique "bunny ear" flower spikes.

Coral Bells

A foliage superstar, coral bells boast stunning shades from lime green to deep plum. Delicate flower spikes add another layer of interest in summer, attracting hummingbirds.


These showstoppers come in a breathtaking array of sizes, shapes, and colors, some resembling giant dinner plates! They're not just garden beauties; dahlia flowers last a long time in a vase.

Balloon Flower

These charming plants produce adorable little buds that inflate like balloons before bursting open into star-shaped blooms in mid-summer. Available in deep blue or pale pink, they're a delightful addition to your garden

Japanese Anemone

Extending the season's beauty, Japanese anemone provides a burst of color in late fall. These delicate windflowers, with their profuse pink or white blooms nodding on slender stems