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Herbaceous Perennials

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Latest photos of herbaceous perennials

  • Feverfew
  • Amicia zygomeris - 2020 (Amicia zygomeris)
    Andrewr
  • Ceratostigma plumbaginoides - 2019 (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides)
    Andrewr
  •  resized Thalictrum
    Bjs

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We have 1760 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.

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

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Gardeners' thoughts

Plant watching

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I think many of us watch a developing bud and marvel in the final fully opened flower. But do we really take much notice? I...

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seaburngirl

23 Jul, 2021
Seaburngirl

July sunshine - mainly Phlox

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One of these days I will take some lessons in photography! Meanwhile this is the best I can do . . . Phlox carolina 'Magnificence' Phlox...

18 comments

sheilabub

16 Jul, 2021
Sheilabub

Perennials - are they more trouble than they're worth?

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Many of you will be aware that I have what I feel to be a very overstocked garden. Over the lockdown period we have spent...

34 comments

anget

7 Jul, 2021
Anget

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...

10 comments

bowl_you

3 Sep, 2017
Bowl_you

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

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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

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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

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I am sure this is simple

3 replies

lulu33

31 Jul, 2010
Lulu33

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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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