Peak season perennials for your area



While we would all ideally have gardens that look their best in every season, the reality is often far from that ideal. Few of us in the world have the time to devote to our gardens, and the hard truth is that the planning and work that goes into gardening means that we often only get one season where we sit down. You can enjoy the fruits of your labor.

As executive editor Danielle Sherry explains, “Winter is for planning. It’s when you really don’t want to be outside and when your time is better spent planning an attack to make your garden the best it can be. Spring is the time for work, when the bulk of your cleaning, planting, and projects are done. Fall is also a work period and is usually when you are Can revisit things you didn’t do in the spring.

After all that preparation and planning, you want to make sure your summer garden is at its peak when it’s finally too warm to work hard. To help ensure your summer garden really shines, area experts share their favorite perennials for this peak season. Find picks for your area below, and be sure to check out more great summer picks in Pick Season Combos.

  • Summer perennials for the Midwest

  • Summer perennials for the Northeast

    North East Regional Reports

  • Pomegranate yarrow

  • Golden Baby┬« Dwarf Goldenrod

    Pacific Northwest Regional Reports

  • Summer perennials for the South

  • Claire Grace Wilde B. Baum

    Southwest Regional Reports

  • White Lindheimer pink clouds

    Southwest Regional Reports



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