Perennials

7 Best Perennial Flowers To Grow In Vancouver

There are many varieties of perennial flowers that will add color and beauty to your yard. The name of this plant comes from its fluffy, wispy white blossoms.

This plant is shade tolerant and will fill in any space. The plants do not require much care and will flower for a long period of time. Cut flowers should last for a week. This plant is easy to grow and can be used to decorate your home.

The common name for this plant is lupine, but it has the scientific name of Lupinus Sp. This perennial is a perennial that grows up to 10 feet in height.

Its pink blossoms are attractive to hummingbirds and bees. The lupine is a tall, hardy plant that grows best in full sun and has a well-drained soil. While this plant does well in most areas, it does prefer a more shady spot and a constant moisture level.

Sea Asparagus is a perennial herb that grows between rocks in the rocky shores of the Pacific Northwest. It has fleshy stems that can grow up to 30 cm long and is used in all sorts of recipes.

They are commonly picked and eaten with seafood. Kinnikinnik is a low evergreen shrub with broad, rounded leaves that can grow up to 15 cm in height.

Bear Berry is another perennial flower that produces pink and white flowers in the spring and red berries in the winter.

Gaillardia ‘Fanfare’ is a low-maintenance, shade-tolerant perennial flower that will bloom profusely. The foliage is hairy and the flowers are trumpet-shaped with red tips.

This plant is perfect for containers and borders. It is drought-resistant and tolerant of sandy soil. It will also attract many different pollinators, including bumble bees and butterflies.

Dr. Ruppel Clematis

A deep rose-pink flower with carmine-red margins appears on clematis Dr. Ruppel’s 8-inch stems. Late spring and late summer are the best times to enjoy free flowering plants.

Clematis Dr. Ruppel has a compact habit, making it perfect for container growing.

This plant is also known for producing large attractive spherical seed heads. It makes a good cut flower.

Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. Despite needing support to grow, the clematis Dr. Ruppel can also cover large shrubs, walls, stumps, and make perfect covers-ups for unsightly service areas. Clematis thrives in an alkaline, rich soil with plenty of room for roots to spread.

The vines perform best when their tops are in full sunlight and their roots are shaded, so apply a generous layer of mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the vine’s base. The Clemats Dr. Ruppel is a very reliable performer once established; they take a season or two to establish.

Twilight Evening Primrose

A display of spectacular purple-bronze coloration can be seen in the center of the Twilight Evening Primrose PP17230, ” Oenothera speciosa ‘TURNER01’, particularly on young foliage, which provides a dramatic contrast to the large pale pink flowers which appear throughout the summer.

A versatile plant for the border of containers, this one is easy to grow. It has fragrant flowers that are open fan shaped and of pale lilac pink color with a yellowy green center in the center. In addition, the petals have a crinkly, crumpled appearance.

The flowers appear in the early evening and that is why it cannot be compared to anything else for an early evening bloom.

Prune hard at times to keep the plant from straggling. During the early summer to the late autumn, this plant produces flowers.


Peaches n Dreams Hollyhock


A. rosea, also known as the Peaches ‘n Dreams Hollyhock, has double, creamy-peach flowers that are frosted with shades of raspberry-pink and apricot.

A beautiful array of pastels will certainly add a touch of whimsy to your garden.

The Hollyhock family is made up of a rather large group of perennial plants that are biennials and exhibit very tall stature.

However, despite their short lifespans, they are capable of reseeding themselves.

Summer is the best time of year to enjoy the large blooms of Alcea ‘Peaches ‘n Dreams’ Hollyhocks.

Plants like Alcea perform very well near the back of the border, and even along walls and fences.


Goldilocks Moneywort


Could you use a good groundcover in an area of your garden that’s a little too wet or sunny for a good groundcover? Then Goldilocks may be right for you!

Goldilocks Moneywort (also known as Goldilocks Creeping Jenny – Lysimachia nummularia) is a tough-as-nails plant that will cover a bare patch in one season.

If Goldilocks is allowed to naturalize and spread, it is a wonderful groundcover.

Plant it along banks, in woodland gardens, and along paths, especially in moist areas near streams, water gardens, pools, and ponds.

It is a picture-perfect addition to hanging baskets, cascading over stone walls.

The foliage of Goldilocks isn’t your typical green, rather it is a lovely yellow-gold (especially in full sun) that is striking against other foliage.

Use it around landscape rocks or garden containers to soften hard edges. It can also be used as a soft path substitute. Very well suited to light foot traffic.

If you want to place it next to lawns, it might be a little too aggressive, but otherwise it will meet your expectations. Place your order today!


Dragon Heart Geranium


Dragon Heart Geranium, Geranium ‘Dragon Heart’, is a large 2′ tall magenta geranium, hybridized by Alan Bremner of Scotland, that makes a stunning feature in any landscape.

Geranium ‘Dragon Heart’ produces 2″ wide magenta flowers with black centers and veins.

It blooms constantly from early summer to late summer. It forms a handsome clump of palmate leaves.

The plant has long spreading stems with very large leaves. The plant is deer and rabbit resistant.

If you’re in need of a burst of color, then try planting ‘Dragon Heart’ near the edge of a wall, on a slope, or anywhere else you can use it.

Known as the Cranesbill Geranium, this is one of the most vigorous hardy geraniums and is perfect for the front of a sunny border, but will also thrive in fairly shady spots as well.

The cranesbill plant is generally quite adaptable to a range of different environmental conditions. In spite of its preference for moist, well-drained soil, it is capable of surviving periods of drought once established.

This makes it an excellent choice for gardens in the southern hemisphere. Large colonies should be lifted and divided in the spring when the weather is dry.


Table Mountain Ice Plant


Hardy Ice Plant Table Mountain, Delosperma ‘Table Mountain’, has single summer blooms that have a fuchsia daisy-like color and it just smothers the plant with its flowers.

The foliage of the plant is deep green, almost succulent in appearance, and extremely shiny.

A plant called ‘Table Mountain’ is said to be an improvement over a plant called Delosperma ‘Coperi’.

If you are looking for the best results, place ‘Table Mountain’ in a sunny spot with afternoon shade, in a well-drained area.

It is believed that this species prefers dry, sandy soil, but not wet soil in the winter.

Plants such as ice plants make a great underplanting for Roses and taller shrubs. The conditions of the hot summer keep the flowers blooming for most of the summer, and they require very little maintenance.

There are lots of different uses for Delosperma, but they look wonderful as a groundcover in a rock garden or in front of perennials. It is very useful as a groundcover to prevent erosion, and Delosperma is an excellent choice.