Sun Perennials

The last few summers were tough, well over thirty degrees, hardly any rain - we will soon be asked: “Will this perennial get through the summer?” Now the garden shows whether we have chosen the right location, whether the plants feel good and have grown in well, because you simply cannot counter-pour.

Many plants have adapted perfectly to the sun, through persistent leaves, water storage or little leaf mass in order to reduce evaporation. These specialists can then stand really hot and dry. All other perennials, such as geum (clove root), bellflowers (campanula) and star umbels (astrantia) need the sun for flowering, but need a soil that is not too dry. So it is important to weigh up ...

Sun perennials like to bring a very lush flow of flowers, in many cases they can even be lured to a second flowering by pruning after flowering. Nevertheless, these garden treasures usually only bloom for 4-6 weeks, so your bed will win if you pay attention to different leaf colors and structures in addition to the flower color ...

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