The 7 Most Beautiful Perennial Flowers For Adding Color to Your Garden

Lenten roses, or hellebores, bloom in mid to late winter, enduring snow. They're tough with evergreen foliage and prefer shade, tolerating morning sun.

Lenten Rose

Peonies are long-lived, fragrant flowers blooming in late spring. Ants are harmless visitors sipping nectar. They thrive in full sun.


Also known as beardtongue, penstemon is a sturdy, sun-loving summer bloomer attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. It's drought-tolerant and deer-resistant.


Different types like English and lavandin suit various conditions. Spanish lavender has unique "bunny ear" spikes but is less cold-hardy. Needs full sun and good drainage.


Coral bells, or heuchera, have vibrant foliage and delicate summer flowers attracting hummingbirds. They prefer sun or afternoon shade in hot climates.

Coral Bells

Dahlias come in various sizes and colors, perfect as cut flowers. Tubers need winter storage in colder regions. Requires full sun.


Hardy perennials with purple, pink, or white flowers atop mounded foliage. Summer bloomers attracting pollinators, ideal for sunny gardens.