Perennials in Bloom – Month by Month

March

Common – Botanical

Crocus – Crocus

Glory of the Snow – Chionodoxa

Winter Aconite – Eranthis

Snowdrop – Galanthus

Christmas Rose – Helleborus

Lenten Rose – Helleborus

Iris – Iris danfordiae

Iris – Iris reticulata

Striped Squill  – Puschkinia

Squill – Scilla

April

Spring Adonis  – Adonis

Golden Garlic – Allium moly

Anemone – Anemone sp. & cvs.

Pasque Flower – Anemone pulsatilla

Columbine – Aquilegia canadensis

Rock Cress – Arabis

False Rock Cress – Aubrietia

Basket of Gold – Aurinia (Alyssum)

Bergenia – Bergenia

Brunnera – Brunnera

Marsh Marigold – Caltha

Black Cohosh – Caulophyllum

Spring Beauty – Claytonia

Dutchman’s Breeches – Dicentra eximia

Draba – Draba

Trout Lily – Erythronium americanum

Dogtooth Violet – E. Dens-canis cvs.

Crown Imperial – Fritillaria cvs.

Hepatica – Hepatica sp.

Hyacinth – Hyacinth sp.

Dwarf Iris – Iris pumila

Snowflake – Leucojum

Virginia Bluebell – Mertensia

Grape Hyacinth – Muscari cvs.

Daffodil – Narcissus cvs.

Blue-eyed Mary – Omphalodes

Japanese Spurge – Pachysandra

Creeping Phlox – Phlox sp.

Ground Phlox – Phlox subulata

Primrose – Primula sp. & cvs.

Lungwort – Pulmonaria cvs.

Bloodroot – Sanguinaria

Tulip – Tulipa sp. & cvs.

Violet – Viola sp. & cvs.

May

Stone Cress – Aethionema

Bugle Flower – Ajuga cvs.

Spring Anemone – Anemone sp.

Columbine – Aquilegia hybrids

Thrift – Armeria

Alpine Aster – Aster alpinus

Masterwort  – Astrantia major

Quamash – Camassia

Bluebells – Campanula poscharskyana

Corydalis – Corydalis sp.

Lady’s Slipper – Cypripedium sp.

Pinks – Dianthus sp. & cvs.

Bleeding Hearts – Dicentra sp. & cvs.

Shooting Star – Dodecatheon sp.

Leopard’s Bane – Doronicum sp.

Bluebell – Endymion (Scilla)

Barrenwort – Epimedium sp.

Cushion Spurge – Euphorbia

Sweet Woodruff – Galium

Cranesbill – Geranium sp.

Avens – Geum sp.

Candy Tuft – Iberis

(Early) Iris – Iris intermedia

Spring Vetchling – Lathyrus vernus

(Early) Peony – Paeonia cvs.

Fernleaf Peony – Paeonia tenufolia

Alpine Poppy – Papaver alpinus

Creeping Phlox – Phlox stolonifera

Jacob’s Ladder – Polemonium

Solomon’s Seal – Polygonatum

Primrose – Primula

Buttercup – Ranunculus

Wild Pink – Silene caroliniana

Blue-eyed Grass –  Sisyrhinchium

False Solomon’s Seal – Smilacina

Meadow Rue – Thalictrum

Foam Flower  –  Tiarella

Spiderwort – Tradescantia

Globeflower  – Trollius

Tulip –  Tulipa cvs.

Bellwort – Uvularia

Speedwell – Veronica sp.

Violet – Viola

Barren Strawberry – Waldsteinia

June

Yarrow – Achillea

Rose Campion – Agrostamma (Lychnis)

Lady’s Mantle – Alchemilla

Ornamental Onion – Allium sp.

Peruvian Lily – Alstromeria

Italian Bugloss – Anchusa

Pussytoes – Antennaria

Golden Marguerite – Anthemis

Fan Columbine – Aquilegia flabellata

Goat’s Beard – Aruncus

Astilbe – Astilbe hybrids

False Indigo – Baptisia

Bellflowers – Campanula sp.

Cupid’s Dart – Catananche

Cornflower  – Centaurea sp.

Red Valerian (K) – Centranthus

Snow in Summer  – Cerastium

Shasta Daisy – Chrysanthemum

Golden Star – Chrysogonum

Clematis – Clematis integrifolia

Coreopsis – Coreopsis sp. & cvs.

Crown Vetch – Coronilla

Delphinium – Delphinium

Pinks – Dianthus

Gas Plant – Dictamnus

Foxglove  – Digitalis

Mountain – Avens Dryas

Queen of the Prairie – Filipendula rubra

Queen of the Meadow – Filipendula ulmaria

Dropwort  – Filipendula vulgaris

Blanket Flower – Gaillardia

Creeping Baby’s Breath – Gypsophila repens

Sun Rose – Helianthemum

Lemon Daylily – Hemerocallis flava

Sweet Rocket  – Hesperis

Coral Bells – Heuchera

Hardy Gloxinia – Incarvillea

Dutch Iris – Iris hybrids

Bearded Iris – Iris germanica

Siberian Iris – Iris sibirica

Dead Nettle – Lamium

Asiatic Lilies – Lilium

Flax  – Linum

Lupine – Lupinus

Maltese Cross – Lychnis

Yellow Loosestrife – Lysimachia sp.

Welsch Poppy – Mecanopsis

CambricaBee Balm – Monarda

Catmint  – Nepeta

Evening Primrose – Oenothera

Peony – Paeonia

Oriental Poppy – Papaver orientale

Beardtongue – Penstemon

Phlox – Phlox carolina, maculata, suffruticosa

Cinquefoil – Potentilla atrosanginea

Primrose – Primula beesiana, bullesiana, bulleyana

Salvia, Sage – Salvia superba

Rock Soapwort – Saponaria ocymoides

Scabiosa – Scabiosa

Checkerbloom – Sidalcea

Stachys, Betony – Stachys

Carolina Lupine – Thermopsis

Spike Speedwell – Veronica spicata

July

Monkshood – Aconitum

Hollyhock – Alcea

Ornamental Onion – Allium sp.

Butterfly Weed – Asclepius

Aster – Aster x frikartii

Astilbe – Astilbe simplicifolia

Milky Bellflower – Campanula lactiflora

Knapweed – Centaurea

Black Snakeroot – Cimicifuga

Purple Coneflower – Echinacea

Globe Thistle – Echinops

Fleabane – Erigeron

Goat’s Rue – Galega

Summer Hyacinth – Galtonia

Gentian – Gentiana sp.

Baby’s Breath – Gypsophila

Sunflower – Helianthus

Daylily – Hemerocallis

Hosta – Hosta cvs.

Inula – Inula

Japanese Iris – Iris kaempferi

Red Hot Poker – Kniphofia tuckii

Perennial Sweet Pea – Lathyrus

Lavender – Lavendula

Oriental Lily – Lilium

Statice – Limonium

Golden Flax – Linum flavum

Purple Loosestrife – Lythrum

Mallow – Malva

Plume Poppy – Macleaya

Summer Phlox – Phlox paniculata

Obedient Plant – Physostegia

Yellow Coneflower – Rudbeckia laciniata

Rue – Ruta

Meadow Clary – Salvia pratensis

Stonecrop – Sedum sp.

Meadow Rue – Thalictrum

Yucca – Yucca

August

Monkshood – Aconitum

Pearly Everlasting – Anaphalis

Grapeleaf Anemone – Anemone vitifolia

Mugwort – Artemisis lactiflora

Italian Aster – Aster amellus

Turtlehead  – Chelone sp.

Chrysanthemum – Chrysanthemum

Golden Aster – Chrysopsis

Clematis – Clematis heracleifolia

Mist Flower – Eupatorium sp.

Bottle Gentian –  Gentiana andrewsii

Helenium – Helenium autumnale

Hosta – Hosta

Red Hot Poker – Kniphofia uvaria

Gayfeather – Liatris

Lily – Lilium speciosum

Lily Turf – Liriope

Blue Lobelia – Lobelia siphilitica

Fleece Flower – Polygonum

Black-eyed Susan – Rudbeckia

Stoke’s Aster – Stokesia

Veronicastrum – Veronicastrum

September

Japanese Anemone – Anemone hybrids

Michaelmas Daisy – Aster

Fall Mums – Chrysanthemum

Bugbane – Cimicifuga simplex

Autumn Crocus – Colchicum

Hibiscus – Hibiscus

Waxbells – Kirengeshoma

Cardinal Flower – Lobelia cardinalis

Gooseneck Loosestrife – Lysimachia

Mountain Fleece – Polygonum

Sedum Ruby Glow – Sedum

October Daphne – Sedum sieboldii

Autumn Joy – Sedum spectabile

Goldenrod – Solidago

Tovara – Tovara