Perennials and butterflies

It’s National Perennial Month, a time to celebrate the beauty and resilience of these hardy, long-lasting plants. Perennials are a beloved feature in gardens across the country, captivating us with their vibrant colors, diverse foliage, and the ability to return year after year.

Perennial Garden

During this special month, gardeners and nature enthusiasts alike are encouraged to explore the wonders of perennials. From the delicate blooms of peonies and irises to the sturdy stalks of daylilies and coneflowers, perennials offer a rich tapestry of hues and forms that can be used to create stunning garden displays.

Perennial pollinator garden with birdbath for drinking and attracting birds bees and butterflies

Beyond their aesthetic appeal, perennials also play a crucial role in supporting local ecosystems. Many species provide vital food and shelter for pollinators, birds, and other wildlife, helping to maintain the delicate balance of nature. By incorporating perennials into our outdoor spaces, we can contribute to the preservation of biodiversity and create habitats that thrive.

long lasting perennial flowers

National Perennial Month is the perfect time to learn more about these incredible plants, explore new varieties, and plan for future garden expansions. Whether you’re a seasoned green thumb or a budding gardener, this month-long celebration invites you to immerse yourself in the wonder of perennials and the joy they bring to our landscapes.

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