Perennials

Best 5 Perennial Flowers To Grow In Dallas Texas

Fall is the perfect time to add a variety of colorful annuals and perennials to your Dallas yard. These low maintenance, heat-tolerant plants will bring color and beauty to your landscape.

You can grow them just about anywhere because they are drought-tolerant and have lovely flowers. Choose a hardy variety that will withstand drought conditions, such as a deciduous tree, or choose one that prefers a shady location.

For a classic, drought-resistant plant, try a Blackfoot sage. This drought-tolerant shrub has large, flat petals with lemon-yellow centers that attract butterflies.

Its mounded habit makes it a perfect choice for foundation planting, and the perennials can be divided every two to three years. Tangerine Beauty is a fragrant, orange-red hydrangea with a yellow throat and purple blossoms.

Another perennial that is native to Texas, the ‘Texas Superstar’, is a great choice for the North Texas area. This species has bluish-purple blooms and will survive even the coldest of winters.

However, you should keep your plumbago undercover over the winter to protect it from frost. Afterward, bring it inside for the winter to rest and prepare it for springtime landscaping duties. The flowers will remain fragrant and gorgeous until the first frost.

A perennial that is native to Dallas, Texas, is the Bee Balm. This plant is a member of the mint family and grows to an average height of three to six feet.

The bee balm will attract bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects to your yard. The plants can be a nice addition to a yard or garden. The bees will appreciate the bees in your garden!

The bee balm is a tropical perennial that grows between four and six feet tall. It needs six to eight hours of direct sunlight each day.

You can plant it right away if it is in a sunny location. This plant is also drought-tolerant. A great choice for a Dallas Texas yard is the yellow bells, which have yellow and gold flowers from early spring to fall.

The bee balm is a perennial that can withstand drought conditions and will grow to be between four and six feet tall.

If you’re new to growing plants, consider taking a cutting. These plants will root in the soil you have prepared for them. Aside from being durable, the Red Yucca is also an attractive perennial that requires little maintenance.

Whether you want to add color to your Dallas yard or create an interesting feature, you’ll have a beautiful garden in no time. These perennials will add color to your yard and make a wonderful addition to your Dallas home.


Peach Blossom Astilbe


The Peach Blossom Astilbe (Astilbe x ‘Peach Blossom’) is a magnificent pink blooming plant for perennial borders.

Flowers are pink with feathery plumes and the leaves are fern-like with lacy dark green foliage.

The Astilbe is known for its attractive leaves and airy flower plumes, which attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

In late spring through summer, these blooming beauties are ideal for borders, containers, and gardens on the edges of woodlands.

Long after the blooms have faded, lacy deep green, mounded foliage adds ferny texture to garden beds.

Harvest some of the blooms before they fade so you can use them in arrangements.

Astilbe varieties can be planted in groups in partially shady gardens for best impact and color. Mulch helps retain moisture when the weather is dry. For clump-forming perennials, dividing clumps every few years will prevent overcrowding.


August Moon Hosta


Hosta sieboldiana, also known as Hosta ‘August Moon’, has large, gold-colored leaves with slightly rippled margins and an eye-catching heart-shaped shape which makes it such a wonderful plant.

It is from July to August that the flowers bloom, and they are white to pale lavender in color.

Unlike many other plants, Hostas are known for their foliage as much as their flowers.

It has a plant height of 24 inches and a spread of 24 to 36 inches, providing bright color in shade with its wonderful foliage.

Hosta ‘August Moon’ should be planted in a full shade, well-drained area that is moist and has good drainage.

This plant grows best in highly organic soils that have a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. In addition, sandy soils are better than clay soils since they allow for more aeration of the roots.

This low-care perennial is an excellent choice for tubs and patio pots, and is also one of the most popular for landscapes. Beginners should consider it as one of the best choices!


Sweet Kate Spiderwort


“Sweet Kate”, Tradescantia, has a beautiful gold leaf form. Tradescantia is a newly introduced UK plant gaining popularity!

The golden foliage (brightest in full sun) is accompanied by deep blue flowers in late spring until fall.

Upon cutting the stems of spiderworts, a viscous stem secretion is released, which, after hardening, becomes threadlike and silky, like a spider’s web.

Thus, it is called spiderwort. In the heat of the day, ‘Sweet Kate’ opens broad and flat, then withers and curls under to be replaced the next morning by a new collection of blooms. Unlike daylilies, spiderworts have similar-looking foliage.

‘Sweet Kate’ will start growing and flowering all over again after being beheaded if it stops flowering. The plant grows vigorously and becomes a work of art each time. The plant does well in partial shade and shade gardens, as well as in combination gardens.


Delft Lace Astilbe


Do you want to find flowering plants that are suitable for partial shade? If you are looking for color to add to existing woodland gardens, or you are designing a new landscape on the north side of your home, look for “the right plant in the right place”.

You will soon be enjoying a blissful paradise just a short time after your arrival.

Among the best-loved shade-tolerant flowering perennials, asters are one of the most popular.

There are tall feathery plumes of apricot-pink flowers on red stems of this Asplenium Delft Lace (Astilbe ‘Delft Lace’) in summertime.

Partially shady conditions are ideal for these wonderful showy plants. Even when the plant is in bloom, you will appreciate its beautiful glossy, blue-green foliage even when it is not in bloom. During the photoshoot, a silvery overlay is applied to each leaf, which catches the available light and shines.

In a shaded landscape, the focus usually shifts to the texture, the shape, and the form of the landscape. During its bloom season, let this special perennial become the most colorful star in your yard.


Patriot Hosta


The Patriot Hosta (Hosta ‘Patriot’) has heart-shaped, glossy medium green leaves with a large white margin, making this variety a very eye-catching one.

There are lavender flowers blooming in the middle of the summer. On strong, tall stems that seem made for butterflies to perch themselves on, they erupt from the foliage and shoot up into the air.

If you are looking for that extra pop of color in a shady area, Patriot provides that bright splash of color with its fantastic foliage.

Hosta Patriot is a former winner of the “Host of the Year” award from the American Hosta Growers Association.

Just one look at it and you’ll realize why it was a favorite with both judges and gardeners.

There are many varieties of this low-maintenance perennial and it is ideal for shady spots and is one of the most popular landscape plants.

If you want to reduce the presence of slugs and snails around hostas, you should keep the areas around these plants free of any excess leaf debris.


Fanal Astilbe


Astilbe arendsii, commonly known as the ‘Fanal’ Astilbe, is a feathery flower with deep red blooms and lacy foliage that is deep green or bronze-green.

Initially, the leaves are mahogany in color in spring. However, as autumn approaches, the foliage starts to turn into shades of brown, which look beautiful against the backdrop of snowy winter landscapes.

Dark green glossy foliage contrasts brilliantly with the bright yellow flowers.

It is most successful to grow the plant ‘Fanal’ in a shady spot, but can tolerate a little bit of morning sun.

In order to grow a healthy plant, you need an area that is moist and well-drained. Astilbe ‘Fanal’ should not be allowed to dry out.

In order to keep Astilbe looking good for the following year, it is important not to cut it back in the winter (the old foliage protects the plant from winter damage), but to prune it in the spring.

It is said that astlebe is deer resistant and will attract hummingbirds as it is deer resistant. Use the beautiful ‘Fanal’ Astilbe cut flowers as part of your bouquet for an elegant look!