Perennials in Bloom: Month by Month

Not sure when your favourite Perennial will flower? Check out this handy guide below!

March

Common Name
Botanical Name
Crocus
Crocus
Glory of the Snow
Chionodoxa
Winter Aconite
Eranthis
Snowdrop
Galanthus
Christmas Rose
Helleborus
Lenten Rose
Helleborus
Iris
Iris danfordiae
Iris
Iris reticulata
Striped Squill
Puschkinia
Squill
Scilla

 

April

Common Name
Botanical Name
Spring Adonis
Adonis
Golden Garlic
Allium moly
Anemone
Anemone sp. & cvs.
Pasque Flower
Anemone pulsatilla
Columbine
Aquilegia canadensis
Rock Cress
Arabis
False Rock Cress
Aubrietia
Basket of Gold
Aurinia (Alyssum)
Bergenia
Bergenia
Brunnera
Brunnera
Marsh Marigold
Caltha
Black Cohosh
Caulophyllum
Spring Beauty
Claytonia
Dutchman's Breeches
Dicentra eximia
Draba
Draba
Trout Lily
Erythronium americanum
Dogtooth Violet
E. Dens-canis cvs.
Crown Imperial
Fritillaria cvs.
Hepatica
Hepatica sp.
Hyacinth
Hyacinth sp.
Dwarf Iris
Iris pumila
Snowflake
Leucojum
Virginia Bluebell
Mertensia
Grape Hyacinth
Muscari cvs.
Daffodil
Narcissus cvs.
Blue-eyed Mary
Omphalodes
Japanese Spurge
Pachysandra
Creeping Phlox
Phlox sp.
Ground Phlox
Phlox subulata
Primrose
Primula sp. & cvs.
Lungwort
Pulmonaria cvs.
Bloodroot
Sanguinaria
Tulip
Tulipa sp. & cvs.
Violet
Viola sp. & cvs.

 

May

Common Name
Botanical Name
Stone Cress
Aethionema
Bugle Flower
Ajuga cvs.
Spring Anemone
Anemone sp.
Columbine
Aquilega hybrids
Thrift
Armeria
Alpine Aster
Aster alpinus
Masterwort
Astrantia major
Quamash
Camassia
Bluebells
Campanula poscharskyana
Corydalis
Corydalis sp.
Lady's Slipper
Cypripedium sp.
Pinks
Dianthus sp. & cvs.
Bleeding Hearts
Dicentra sp. & cvs.
Shooting Star
Dodecatheon sp.
Leopard's Bane
Doronicum
Bluebell
Endymion (Scilla)
Barrenwort
Epimedium sp.
Cushion Spurge
Euphorbia
Sweet Woodruff
Galium
Cranesbill
Geranium sp.
Avens
Geum sp.
Candy Tuft
Iberis
(Early) Iris
Iris intermedia
Spring Vetchling
Lathyrus Vernus
(Early) Peony
Paeonia cvs.
Fernleaf Peony
Paeonia tenufolia
Alpine Poppy
Papaver alpinus
Creeping Phlox
Phlox stolonifera
Jacob's Ladder
Polemonium
Solomon's Seal
Polygonatum
Primrose
Primula
Buttercup
Ranunculus
Wild Pink
Silene caroliniana
Blue-eyed Grass
Sisyrhinchium
False Solomon's Seal
Smilacina
Meadow Rue
Thalictrum
Foam Flower
Tiarella
Spiderwort
Tradescantia
Globeflower
Trollius
Tulip
Tulip cvs. 
Bellwort
Uvularia
Speedwell
Veronica sp.
Violet
Viola
Barren Strawberry
Waldsteinia

 

June

Common Name
Botanical Name
Yarrow
Achillea
Rose Campion
Agrostamma (Lychnis)
Lady's Mantle
Alchemilla
Ornamental Onion
Allium sp.
Peruvian Lily
Alstromeria
Italian Bugloss
Anchusa
Pussytoes
Antennaria
Golden Marguerite
Anthemis
Fan Columbine
Aquilegia flabellata
Goat's Beard
Aruncus
Astilbe
Astilbe hybrids
False Indigo
Baptista
Bellflowers
Campanula sp. 
Cupid's Dart
Catananche
Cornflower
Centaurea sp. 
Red Valerian (K)
Centranthus
Snow in Summer
Cerastium
Shasta Daisy
Chrysanthemum
Golden Star
Chrysogonum
Clematis
Clematis integrifolia
Coreopsis
Coreopsis sp. & cvs.
Crown Vetch
Coronilla
Delphinium
Delphinium
Pinks
Dianthus
Gas Plant
Dictamnus
Foxglove
Digitalis
Mountain
Avens Dryas
Queen of the Prairie
Filipendula rubra
Queen of the Meadow
Filipendula ulmaria
Dropwort
Filipendula vulgaris
Blanket Flower
Gaillardia
Creeping Baby's Breath
Gypsophila repens
Sun Rose
Helianthemum
Lemon Daylily
Hemerocallis flava
Sweet Rocket
Hesperis
Coral Bells
Heuchera
Hardy Gloxinia
Incarvillea
Dutch Iris
Iris hybrids
Bearded Iris
Iris germanica
Siberian Iris
Iris sibirica
Dead Nettle
Lamium
Asiatic Lilies
Lilium
Flax
Linum
Lupine
Lupinus
Maltese Cross
Lychnis
Yellow Loosestrife
Lysimachia sp.
Welsch Poppy
Mecanopsis
CambricaBee Balm
Monarda
Catmint
Nepata
Evening Primrose
Oenothera
Peony
Paeonia
Oriental Poppy
Papaver orientale
Beardtongue
Penstemon
Phlox
Phlox Carolina, maculata, suffruticosa
Cinquefoil
Potentilla astrosanginea
Primrose
Primula beesiana, bullesiana, bulleyana
Salvia, Sage
Salvia superba
Rock Soapwort
Saponaria ocymoides
Scabiosa
Scabiosa
Checkerbloom
Sidalcea
Stachys, Betony
Stachys
Carolina Lupine
Thermopsis
Spike Speedwell
Veronica spiccata

 

July

Common Name
Botanical Name
Monkshood
Aconitum
Hollyhock
Alcea
Ornamental Onion
Allium sp.
Butterfly Weed
Asclepius
Aster
Aster x frikartii
Astilbe
Astilbe simplicifolia
Milky Bellflower
Campanula lactiflora
Knapweed
Centaurea
Black Snakeroot
Cimicifuga
Purple Coneflower
Echinacea
Globe Thistle
Echinops
Fleabane
Erigeron
Goat's Rue
Galega
Summer Hyacinth
Galtonia
Gentian
Gentiana sp. 
Baby's Breath
Gypsophila
Sunflower
Helianthus
Daylily
Hemerocallis
Hosta
Hosta cvs.
Inula
Inula
Japanese Iris
Iris kaempferi
Red Hot Poker
Kniphofia tuckii
Perennial Sweet Pea
Lathyrus
Lavender
Lavendula
Oriental Lily
Lilium
Statice
Limonium
Golden Flax
Linum flavum
Purple Loosestrife
Lythrum
Mallow
Malva
Plume Poppy
Macleaya
Summer Phlox
Phlox paniculata
Obedient Plant
Physostegia
Yellow Coneflower
Rudbeckia laciniata
Rue
Ruta
Meadow Clary
Salvia pratensis
Stonecrop
Sedum sp. 
Meadow Rue
Thatictrum
Yucca
Yucca

 

August

Common Name
Botanial Name
Monkshood
Aconitum
Pearly Everlasting
Anaphalis
Grapeleaf Anemone
Anemone vitifolia
Mugwort
Artemisis lactiflora
Italian Aster
Aster amellus
Turtlehead
Chelone sp. 
Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum
Golden Aster
Chrysopsis
Clematis
Clematis heracleifolia
Mist Flower
Eupatorium sp. 
Bottle Gentian
Gentiana andrewsii
Helenium
Helenium autumnale
Hosta
Hosta
Red Hot Poker
Kniphofia uvaria
Gayfeather
Liatris
Lily
Lilium speciosum
Lily Turf
Liriope
Blue Lobelia
Lobelia siphilitica
Fleece Flower
Polygonum
Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia
Stoke's Aster
Stokesia
Veronicastrum
Veronicastrum

 

September

Common Name
Botanical Name
Japanese Anemone
Anemone hybrids
Michaelmas Daisy
Aster
Fall Mums
Chrysanthemum
Bugbane
Cimicifuga simplex
Autumn Crocus
Colchicum
Hibiscus
Hibiscus
Waxbells
Kirengeshoma
Cardinal Flower
Lobelia cardinalis
Gooseneck Loosestrife
Lysimachia
Mountain Fleece
Polygnum
Sedum Ruby Glow
Sedum
October Daphne
Sedum sieboldii
Autumn Joy
Sedum spectabile
Goldenrod
Solidago
Tovara
Tovara
August 18, 2021 — Bradford Greenhouses

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