Watch as Better Homes and Gardens shows you the best perennial flowers of 2014! Perfect for every garden, this year’s top picks for perennial flowers offer a bit of something for everyone. Often considered an annual by northern gardeners, Guara’s sparkling white petals bloom in its first year. You can’t go wrong with the huge, pale pink flowers outlined in a dark cherry color of the Cherry Cheesecake hibiscus. Make some room in your garden, though, because these hardy winter perennials grow to 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide. The award-winning Illumination Flame Digiplexis boasts tall stalks of large reddish-orange flowers with yellow throats, but unfortunately, these sunny perennial plants aren’t equipped for northern climates. Create a focal point in your garden with the bold blooms of the Supreme Elegance Cornflower. With a deep red center and pink petals surrounding the rim, these flowers command your attention. If you’re short on space, try gardening a variety of helenium known as Siesta. At just 18 to 20 inches tall, this perennial produces warm-colored flowers with a deep yellow center from June until September. Silver Heart Brunnera thrive in dry and shady conditions, and their thick leaves won’t wilt in the summer heat, unlike other forms of brunnera. Add these perennials to your gardening tips arsenal to create gardens that complement any setting!
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