Growing and Caring for Perennials

Quick Tips for Planting and Caring for Your Perennials

Your beautiful perennial garden begins with selecting the right plants, handling them with care, and planting them where they will grow best. Consult our plant-specific guide to perennials for quick tips on how to plant, where to plant, and tips for finding the right plants for your growing zone.

What is a perennial? A perennial plant is one that lives more than two years. Merriam-Webster defines a perennial plant as persisting for several years usually with new herbaceous growth from a perennating part (perennate is “to live over from one growing season to another”).

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