Perennials

Best 5 Perennial Flowers To Grow In Denver

A great choice for a perennial flower garden in Denver is the Colorado daisy. This plant has bright, festive blooms and is drought tolerant.

It is a great addition to any yard, and it can be used as a centerpiece in a pot. Depending on the species, it can bloom for months. And, as a bonus, it boosts your immune system and can even help fight the common cold!

Gaillardia is another plant that will add bright color to your yard. This perennial is deer resistant and grows well in the climate of Colorado Springs.

Red hot poker plants are popular among homeowners because of their colorful, spicy flowers. They need full sun and can tolerate drought.

They are in the aster family and are hard to kill. They attract birds and are deer-resistant. They also grow well in the shade.

Fireweed has fiery pink flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. This plant is an easy to grow perennial and is a fast grower, producing blooms for several months.

If you have space in your garden, consider dividing it to make it easier to take care of. It is easy to divide and will come back each spring. You will also notice that these flowers will bloom in the spring and fall.

Purple coneflower is another low-maintenance perennial plant. Its flowers will last all summer and into fall, and look great in cottage gardens.

The many varieties of sedums will provide a range of color and texture. They also thrive in shady areas. The tall ‘Matrona’ is also a great choice. Its dark green foliage and rich blue blooms will make it an impressive accent to any patio or flowerbed.

This perennial flower is popular in Denver and other cities in Colorado. Its flowering season is usually spring, but it can be grown year-round.

In Denver, it is ideal for patios, gardens, and front porches. There are numerous varieties of geraniums and sums, and it is easy to find them. In addition, you can purchase them at any local nursery. They are also available in many colors.

The Rocky Mountain Columbine is a low-maintenance ground cover. Its flowers bloom from late summer through fall and require almost no maintenance.

Its foliage is attractive and resistant to deer and rabbits. Liatris plants are excellent choices for containers and are low-maintenance.

They are drought-tolerant and attract a wide variety of butterflies and birds. If you’re looking for a perennial flower in Denver, these plants can be a perfect fit.


Swamp Milkweed Flower


Transform your plain landscape into a gorgeous butterfly habitat by creating a butterfly garden!

The Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata), as its name suggests, makes it easy.

The combination of strongly fragrant, bright pink and white blooms from this water-loving selection, combined with the many dozens of small flowers, makes it a truly valuable addition to your Butterfly Garden.

During the summer months as the temperature rises, this native plant attracts beneficial pollinators and butterflies with its nutrient-rich nectar.

This garden will dance with the visitors, and every minute will bring a rewarding experience for those who watch mindfully.

Provide children and garden visitors with a delightful tour of our natural world so that they can learn more about it. There are many other clump-forming native wildflowers that are available at Nature Hills, as well as this particular perennial.

The milkweed plants in the swamps play a very important role as host plants for the monarch caterpillars. See if you can find the chrysalis of a Monarch butterfly hanging from the underside of the long, lance-shaped leaves.


Magnus Purple Coneflower


This beautiful native plant is called Magnus’ Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’, and is a beautiful variety of Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus”.

Magnus’ is an excellent cut flower that can be grown outdoors. Purple coneflowers originate from the dry prairies and open forested regions of North America, and they have long been adored by gardeners all over the world for their extraordinary beauty and adaptability.

It is noteworthy that Magnus has been awarded the title of ‘Plant of the Year’ for 1998 by the Perennial Plant Association.

There are several schools of Magnus’ Purple Coneflower that belong to the same family as the sunflower.

They have a central cone that is surrounded by wide, flat purple-pink petals that stand straight out instead of drooping like other coneflowers do.

Magnus is a spectacular cut flower that can reach as much as 4 feet in stem length, so it makes for an excellent plant for borders as well as for cut flower arrangements.

Magnus is an excellent plant for attracting butterflies and bees. When the cones are bloomed, they can either be dried and used inside the house, or they can be left on the plant to provide food for the birds during the winter months.


Showy Black-Eyed Susan


If you’re looking for a colorful pop of excitement in your garden, then Showy-Black-Eyed Susans (Rudbeckia fulgida speciosa) will help.

Experience the vibrant color this will bring to your garden and you will understand how it earned its common name.

Due to their beautiful color and hardiness, sunburst blossoms are one of the most celebrated wildflowers in the United States.

Sunburst blossoms bloom from summer through autumn. They are easy to grow for gardeners of all levels of expertise.

Plant the showy black-eyed Susan in a well-drained area along your garden’s border, or in your wildflower or butterfly garden. Once established, it can handle heat and drought.

You will find this plant not only attracting your attention and admiration, but it is also a favorite of butterflies, bees, birds, and other wildlife and pollinators.

These seeds are extremely popular among birds. By attracting these creatures, your garden and local ecosystem are sure to improve.


Grosso Lavender


There are many varieties of lavender, but none of them are as fragrant as Grosso Lavender (Lavandula x intermedia ‘Grosso’). On its long, showy stems, it is covered with hundreds of large, dark purple, fragrant flowers.

This beautiful dark color and exceptional fragrance can be maintained after the spikes have dried, even if they are dried.

Lavender is a great herb to craft with, so it’s important to include it in your herbal garden if you craft with lavender.

There is something very appealing about Grossos, which is their compact, mounded form combined with their attractive foliage, making them a perfect plant to display even when they are not in bloom.

The silver-green foliage of this plant remains evergreen throughout the entire year, even in the warmest climates, which makes it an interesting plant to see from spring to fall.

The grosso variety is a natural cross between the cold-hardy English lavender angustilfolia and the rugged and durable lavender latifolia varieties seen in the Provence landscapes. You need to make sure that the soil is well drained and that the plant receives lots of sunlight.



There is a good chance that if you like lavender, then you will find Russian Sage to be a delight.

The ornamental perennial is often mistaken for lavender, but it is actually a completely different plant, although it is closely related to lavender.

If you are considering planting this specimen in a perennial bed, let it grace the border of a garden walkway, or put it to use on a patio, it will bring a beautiful burst of lavender color to your outdoor entertaining space.

There is so much more to this perennial than just its beauty to behold. For those who grow Russian Sage, the beauty is not the whole story.

Besides being a treat for the senses, its aromatic fragrance is also a pleasure to the senses as a result of the fact that it is a member of the mint family. Russian Sage is also a hardy plant that can be maintained easily, according to those who grow it.

Russian sage has strong, upright stems dotted with silver gray leaves. There are tiny clusters of lavender flowers atop these leaves.

It is stunning to see the majestic Russian Sage from a distance, as it takes on the appearance of a hazy bluish fog that changes with every rocking of the breeze each summer and continues to create an unforgettable sight well into the autumn.


Fanal Astilbe


The Astilbe ‘Fanal’, Astilbe arendsii, features a beautiful feathery flower with deep red blooms and lacy, dark green, or bronze-green foliage.

While the foliage is mahogany in spring, it turns to brown in autumn, which looks spectacular against a white winter landscape.

While the leaves are dark green, the flowers are vibrant shades of pink.

‘Fanal’ is most successful when planted in a shady area, but can tolerate some morning sun.

Growing healthy plants requires a moist, well-drained environment. It is important not to let Astilbe ‘Fanal’ dry out.

To keep Astilbe looking good next year, don’t cut it back in the winter (old foliage helps protect the plant from winter damage), but prune in spring.

In addition to being deer-resistant, astube attracts hummingbirds. ‘Fanal’ Astilbe make beautiful cut flowers perfect for grand bouquets!