Top 10 Year-Round Perennials

Want a garden that’s beautiful all year long? It’s possible with these backyard gardening picks for year-round perennials.

Having a beautiful garden every month of the year can be quite a challenge. Depending on where you live, your growing conditions can make choosing the right plants for year-round appeal a difficult task. But we’re here to make it easier. Just incorporate a few of these top selections for year-round perennials, and you’ll be sure to have a touch of beauty in every single season.

Sedum

(Sedum, Zones 3 to 9)

The blooms of many sedum shine when gardens need color the most, becoming brighter as summer fades into autumn. Their flower color improves as the temperatures cool. The succulent foliage can be green, variegated or purple and for some varieties turns yellow, orange or red
in late fall.

Why we love it: Truly a top perennial, it boasts brilliant fall color and remains steadfast as a winter accent.

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  1. joann says

    My sedum would be top heavy every fall, some where I heard or read to cut off the top of the plant in early June and it has worked well for years. It is hard to cut the tops off but you have to do it to get the beautiful stand up color in the fall.

  2. says

    top selections for year-round perennials, and many blooms are becoming brighter as summer fades into autumn. Their flower color improves as the temperatures cool.

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