There is plenty of sunny locations in the Kansas City area which is great from homeowners who love gardens with gorgeous blooms. If you are wondering what flowers are best to plant in your sunny garden, here are a list of 4 perennials that can flourish in the full sun.
1. Bearded Iris (Iris germanica)
This plant grows tall, is easy to maintain and blooms in May and June. Coming in a wide variety colors ranging from white to almost black, the beaded iris requires a sunny location for best growth. You’ll want to divide the iris rhizomes when you notice flower production decreasing. The best time to do this is in late August or early September.
2. Catmint (Nepeta)
A member of the mint family, catmint is an extremely easy growing plant with few pests or problems. The billowing foliage is topped with spikes of lavender flowers in early summer with repeat blooms throughout the season.
3. Garden Peony (Paeonia lactiflora)
If you are looking for a sweet smelling perennial, the garden peony produces large, fragrant flowers in May and June. Peonies can reach up to three feet and can provide a lush, dark green backdrop for other flowers in the garden.
4. Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata)
Another low growing plant, the Creeping Phlox blooms in spring and loves the sun. Enjoy it’s many shades ranging from lavender to red to white.
Do you need to add some perennial power to your home’s garden? If so, call Hermes Landscaping in Lenexa today at 913.888.2400.