This perennial will produce better color when planted in partial sun. Evergreen clumping perennial with grass-like variegated foliage of yellow and green. Prune to 3-4 inches before new growth appears; divide every few years. Plant in full sun to full shade; color is better in partial sun. Plant in rich, moist soil; tolerates damp soil. Height 28 inches/ Width: 18 inches Hardy in USDA zones 5-8: Zone 5: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun to partial shade; mulch in fall….

Garden mums (Chrysanthemums spp.) grow as perennials in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 5 through 9, although they thrive as annuals in any climate. Perennial mums can bloom and flower well for many years, which can necessitate a move if your garden design changes. Move the plants in spring, about four weeks after the last expected frost and after the plant begins putting on some new growth to ensure the transplant roots quickly in its new home. Older plants benefit from divis…

Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida (Black-eyed Susan) – Perennial – Zones 5-7, Height 24-30 in. Shiny, deep green foliage. Smaller and finer than Rudbeckia Goldsturm.Longer blooming season, July to October. Six weeks after Goldsturm is brown, this plant is at its peak! Excellent cut flower. Provides seeds in the winter for birds and nectar for butterflies. Beautiful and versatile!

Lavender Phenomenal Lavandula x intermediaPPAF. A must have new perennial! Southern gardeners will appreciate the quality of this variety, for it has disease resistant foliage and a strong rot-resistant root system. Northern gardeners will thrill over its hardiness. A vigorous variety with tall strongly fragrant lavender purple flowers flowers in late spring and early summer. For best winter survival, perhaps into zone 5, plant in well-drained soil on a small mound, mulch with gravel, and do not cut back until spring growth begins. Perennial; 2–4 h x 2–4 w tall Bloom Time: Spring to summer Color: Lavender purple Full sun Soil: Regular, well-drained Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9