Flower Guide
for the
Plants M-P

A Flower Guide for your Perennial Container Garden awaits!!

Looking for the right combination of Perennials can sometimes be a little tricky. Every Perennial is different....and sometimes different in big ways.

You can't start a Container without first knowing a few things that make up those big differences. One thing, for example: What amount of sun does the plant require? We certainly can't combine a sun loving flower with one that thrives in the shade! Where would you put it? The sun or the shade? Either way, one of the plants won't survive.

Take ease. The guide below will eliminate some of the guess work in creating your work of art.

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Michaelmas Daisy
Michaelmas Daisy (Aster)

Plant can grow from 10-39 inches in height

Buy Dwarf Variety for closer to 10"

Full Sun is Best

Blooms Late Summer to Fall

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Peruvian Lily
Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria)

Plant can grow from 12-24 inches in height

Buy Dwarf Variety

Full Sun
( Shelter from Wind )

Blooms Spring through Summer

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Purple Coneflower
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea Purpurea)

Plant grows up to 39 inches in height

Full Sun All Day

Blooms Late Summer to Fall

Photo by Veeoh/Flickr

Plantain Lily
Plantain Lily (Hosta)

Plant grows 12-36 inches in height
( Can be up to 18" Wide)

Shade is Best
( Full Sun is fine if well watered )

Blooms in Summer

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Primrose
Primrose (Primula Vulgaris)

Plant grows to 4-6 inches in height

Likes shade
(Protect from Hot Sun)

Blooms in Spring

Need more choices for Perennial Container Gardening? Find more in this Guide by clicking below.

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