Our Fav Perennials for the Hudson Valley Landscape

Perennials are found in every professional landscape design and they are responsible for adding depth, interest, and color to the overall planting design. By definition, these plants come back year after year, usually growing in size as well. Plant them anytime in spring and summer—provided that you have adequate watering systems—but perennials especially love to be planted in the fall months here in the Orange County, NY landscape. Check out these perennials that will add the 'Pop' to your curb appeal. 

Photo courtesy of  www.mtcubacenter.org

Photo courtesy of www.mtcubacenter.org

Moonbeam Coreopsis 

These yellow flowers take the heat and bloom faithfully all summer. They are tolerant to most soils and look great with numerous other annuals and perennials. Attracts butterflies,  Deer resistant, and easy to maintain. 

Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun  Height: 18" Spread: 15-18"  Bloom Season: Fall, Summer 

Walker's Low Catmint

These periwinkle blue flower spikes add nice contrast to the gray-green foliage. Excellent for cascading off natural fieldstone walls or as a groundcover that is attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Fragrant, deer resistant, and long bloom times. 

Sun: Full Sun, Part Sun  Height: 24" Spread: 36"  Bloom Season: Summer 

Photo courtesy of  Monrovia, Doreen Wynja.

Photo courtesy of Monrovia, Doreen Wynja.