Low-maintenance perennial flowers are perfect for new gardeners or those looking for an easy gardening experience. Here are some top choices:
1. Yarrow: Drought-tolerant and comes in various colors. Requires well-drained soil and prefers a sunny area.
2. Astilbe: Suitable for shaded areas and can grow up to four feet tall. Blooms in late spring to early summer.
3. False Indigo: Fill up garden gaps with this low-maintenance perennial. Requires little care and is highly drought-tolerant.
4. Purple Coneflower: Withstands dry conditions and produces gorgeous purple blooms. Can be grown from seed and requires full sun.
5. Hardy Hibiscus: Adds a tropical feel to cold regions. Requires full sun and moist soil.
6. Black-eyed Susan: Reliable and low-maintenance, self-seeds easily and thrives in full sun.
7. Coral Bells: Slow-growing and perfect for woodlands and rock gardens. Comes in various colorful varieties.
8. Bee Balm: Native wildflowers that attract pollinators. Thrives in moist soil and full sun to moderate shade.
9. Blazing Star: A clumping herbaceous perennial with vibrant purple blossoms. Requires moist soil and full sun.
10. Russian Sage: Drought-tolerant and low-maintenance. Thrives in full sun and is tolerant of dry conditions.
11. Bearded Iris: Easy to cultivate in a sunny location with well-drained soil. Requires direct sunlight and proper drainage.