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Herbaceous Perennials

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Latest photos of herbaceous perennials

  • Aconitum fischeri - 2014 (Aconitum fischeri)
    Andrewr
  • Gentiana asclepiadea 'Pink Swallow' - 2014 (Gentiana asclepiadea)
    Andrewr
  • Anaphalis triplinervis 'Sommerschnee' - 2014 (Anaphalis triplinervis 'Sommerschnee')
    Andrewr
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    Cottagekaren

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We have 1757 photos of herbaceous perennials

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • Border taken from jungle.
    Dottydaisy2
  • Mid summer perennials at their best
    Janey
  • Hot dry border.
    Louise1
  • End of June border.
    Janey
  • The back
    Wthan
  • Ypsilandra thibetica (Ypsilandra thibetica)
    Spritzhenry
  • The late afternoon Border
    Pansypotter
  • Strawberry pink Verbascum (Verbascum)
    Janey

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Gardeners' thoughts

Erodiums

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BY JOHN BEAULIEU (pronounced BOWL-you) I don't think Erodiums are as popular as they should be, but being a Hardy Geranium...

8 comments

bowl_you

3 Sep, 2017
Bowl_you

Heuchera Corner Maintenance

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Yesterday I gave Heuchera Corner a tidy. This involved a bit of weeding, the removal of some over-enthusiastic ground-cover...

27 comments

cottagekaren

25 Jul, 2017
Cottagekaren

Nomocharis aperta

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Nomocharis aperta is is a perennial, herbaceous plant reaching heights of between 25 and 50 centimeters. Flowers are rose-colored....

12 comments

cottagekaren

28 Jun, 2015
Cottagekaren

Bloomin' Erodiums

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All the plants in the garden are now snug under two and a half feet of insulating snow. In a heated section of my garage...

10 comments

bowl_you

7 Jan, 2014
Bowl_you

Kazakhstan Revisited (6) - Eremurus

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I wanted to put eremurus in their own blog as we saw several different ones, and they are such unusual plants. If you’ve...

2 comments

AndrewR

19 Jul, 2013
Andrewr

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Questions & advice on herbaceous perennials

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what is a habaceous border

5 replies

lesleyk

21 Jan, 2013
Lesleyk

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Veronicastrum

10 replies

Owdboggy

19 Jul, 2012
Owdboggy

Perennials or Herbaceous Perennial are these both the same?

6 replies

ladygardener

24 Feb, 2012
Ladygardener

We have lots of columbines in pots

3 replies

mummyb21

21 Aug, 2011
Mummyb21

Can you split heucheras or take cuttings ?

11 replies

Scotkat

7 May, 2011
Scotkat

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Can you tell me what this is?

9 replies

theivy01

3 May, 2011
Theivy01

Please help me

6 replies

funguy

16 Nov, 2010
Funguy

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I am sure this is simple

3 replies

lulu33

31 Jul, 2010
Lulu33

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These perennials flower every year but what are they?

5 replies

clematisa

28 Jul, 2010
Clematisa

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Can anyone tell me the name of this plant

9 replies

macpat

25 Jul, 2010
Macpat

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Now my lilys have flowered and the petals have started to fall

3 replies

kimmy666

19 Jul, 2010
Kimmy666

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Can anyone tell me the name of this plant as I have lost the label

15 replies

halliwell

18 Jul, 2010
Halliwell

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I have quite a few of these plants and yesterday got a blue flower in it

16 replies

aimankay

15 Jul, 2010
Aimankay

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Plant ID please

7 replies

kfunsters

27 Jun, 2010
Kfunsters

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another ID please

18 replies

clairey

24 Jun, 2010
Clairey

I have grown foxgloves for the first time

3 replies

Davefc

20 Jun, 2010
Davefc

I Wish To Purchase Some Large Perennials Suitable For A Pool Border

23 replies

dawnsaunt

2 May, 2009
Dawnsaunt

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