Planning a flower garden is one of the gardener’s great delights. With careful planning, the landscape has the potential to bring brilliant color almost all year, while attracting pollinators. Selecting perennial flowers for the northeast should take into consideration site, hardiness, care and light levels, and resistance to disease and pests. For instance, the best shade perennials for some New England regions must withstand a possible USDA hardiness zone down to 3. Such cold temperatures require freeze tolerant Northeast perennial flowers with a stoic nature and the year after year consistency we expect from perennial plants. Perennial flowers give great value due to their annual shows. It is important to maximize our purchases by choosing plants that fit their environment, both in form and hue, but also in temperament. New England perennials must be adaptive to some fairly harsh weather, where deep freezes are common, but summer heat can be […]
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