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Herbaceous Perennials

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Latest photos of herbaceous perennials

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    Andrewr
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  • Anaphalis triplinervis 'Sommerschnee' - 2014 (Anaphalis triplinervis 'Sommerschnee')
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We have 1759 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

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

01winter

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

025_eremurus_altaicus

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

Geranium pyrenaicum

1pyepatch

By John Beaulieu (Bowl-you) I have mentioned that I have many what I call ‘wild and weedy’ types of hardy geraniums. This...

5 comments

bowl_you

25 Jun, 2013
Bowl_you

"Painting with flowers"

Achillea_terracotta

I have a somewhat useless talent-only helpful if I need to match something, like paint or fabric. I can 'hold' a colour in...

33 comments

spritzhenry

26 Oct, 2012
Spritzhenry

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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

Plant_001

Can you tell me what this is?

9 replies

theivy01

3 May, 2011
Theivy01

Please help me

6 replies

funguy

16 Nov, 2010
Funguy

Dsc01126

I am sure this is simple

3 replies

lulu33

31 Jul, 2010
Lulu33

June_2010_shell_003

Plant ID please

7 replies

kfunsters

27 Jun, 2010
Kfunsters

June24_011

another ID please

18 replies

clairey

24 Jun, 2010
Clairey

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