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