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Plant List: Garden Blooms by Month

This is a general guide to Perennial bloom times. Bloom times will vary by plant age, growing conditions, and microclimates.

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April

  • Aquilegia canadensis
  • Aurinia
  • Bergenia
  • Brunnera
  • Caltha
  • Dicentra
  • Erythronium
  • Helleborus
  • Lamiastrum
  • Mertensia
  • Phlox
  • Pulmonaria
  • Vinca
  • Viola

May

  • Ajuga
  • Aquilegia candensis
  • Aquilegia hybrids
  • Arabis
  • Arctostaphylos
  • Arisaema
  • Asperula
  • Alyssum
  • Baptisia
  • Bergenia
  • Brunnera
  • Caltha
  • Convallaria
  • Cornus
  • Corydalis
  • Dianthus
  • Dicentra
  • Dodecatheon
  • Doronicum
  • Epimedium
  • Erythronium
  • Euphorbia
  • Geranium
  • Gypsophila
  • Iberis
  • Iris cristata
  • Mertensia
  • Peony
  • Petasites
  • Phlox
  • Polemonium
  • Polygonatum
  • Potentilla
  • Pulmonaria
  • Sanguinaria
  • Smilacina
  • Symphytum
  • Tellima
  • Tiarella
  • Tradescantia
  • Trollius
  • Vinca
  • Viola
  • Walsteinia

June

  • Achillea
  • Ajuga
  • Alchemilla
  • Allium
  • Amsonia
  • Aquilegia
  • Arctostaphylos
  • Arisaema
  • Aruncus
  • Asperula
  • Astilbe
  • Alyssum
  • Baptisia
  • Brunnera
  • Campanula
  • Centaurea
  • Cerastium
  • Chrysanthemum maximum
  • Chrysoganum
  • Coreopsis auriculata
  • Cornus
  • Corydalis
  • Crambe
  • Delphinium
  • Dianthus
  • Dicentra
  • Digitalis
  • Dictamnus
  • Dodecatheion
  • Doronicum
  • Geranium
  • Dypsophila
  • Hermorcallis
  • Heuchera
  • Hosta
  • Iberis
  • Iris
  • Lamium
  • Levisticum
  • Lupine
  • Nepeta
  • Oenothera
  • Papaver
  • Penstemon
  • Phlox
  • Polemonium
  • Polygonatum
  • Polygonum
  • Potentilla
  • Rodgersia
  • Salvia
  • Saponaria
  • Scabiosa
  • Sedum
  • Sidalcea
  • Smilacina
  • Symphytum
  • Tellima
  • Thalictrum
  • Thermopsis
  • Thymus
  • Tiarella
  • Tradescantia
  • Trollius
  • Veronica

July

  • Achillea
  • Aconitum
  • Agastache
  • Alcea
  • Alchemilla
  • Allium
  • Amsonia
  • Angelica
  • Aruncus
  • Astilbe
  • Astrantia
  • Calamintha
  • Campanula
  • Centaurea
  • Cerastium
  • Chrysanthemum maximum
  • Chrysoganum
  • Cimicifuga racemosa
  • Coreopsis auriculata
  • Coreopsis verticillata
  • Delphinium
  • Dianthus
  • Dicentra
  • Dictamnus
  • Digitalis
  • Echinacea
  • Echinops
  • Eryngium
  • Filipendula
  • Gentian
  • Geranium
  • Helopsis
  • Hemerocallis
  • Heuchera
  • Hosta
  • Hyssopus
  • Iris
  • Lamium
  • Lavendula
  • Liatrus
  • Ligularia
  • Limonium
  • Lupine
  • Lysimachia
  • Macleaya
  • Malva
  • Mentha
  • Monarda
  • Nepeta
  • Oenothera
  • Origanum
  • Papaver
  • Perovskia
  • Phlox
  • Physostegia
  • Platycodon
  • Porteranthus
  • Potentilla
  • Ratibida
  • Rodgersia
  • Rudbeckia
  • Ruta
  • Sagina
  • Salvia
  • Saponaria
  • Scabiosa
  • Sedum
  • Sidalcea
  • Symphytum
  • Teucrium
  • Thalictrum
  • Thermopsis
  • Thymus
  • Tradescantia
  • Veronica
  • Veronicastrum

August

  • Achillea
  • Aconitum
  • Agastache
  • Alcea
  • Alchemilla
  • Allium
  • Artemisa lactiflora
  • Aster
  • Astilbe
  • Astrantia
  • Boltonia
  • Calamintha
  • Campanula
  • Centaurea
  • Ceratostigma
  • Chamaemelum
  • Chelone
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Cimicifuga racemosa
  • Coreopsis verticillata
  • Dicentra
  • Echinacea
  • Echinops
  • Eryngium
  • Eupatorium
  • Filipendula
  • Gentian
  • Geranium
  • Grasses
  • Helenium
  • Helopsis
  • Hemerocallis
  • Hosta
  • Hyssopus
  • Lamium
  • Lavendula
  • Liatris
  • Ligularia
  • Limonium
  • Lupine
  • Lysimachia
  • Macleaya
  • Malva
  • Melissa
  • Mentha
  • Monarda
  • Nepeta
  • Patrinia
  • Perovskia
  • Phlox
  • Physostegia
  • Platycodon
  • Porteranthus
  • Potentilla
  • Ratibida
  • Rodgersia
  • Rudbeckia
  • Ruta
  • Sagina
  • Salvia
  • Satureja
  • Scabiosa
  • Sedum
  • Sidalcea
  • Silphium
  • Solidago
  • Stokesia
  • Teucrium
  • Thalictrum
  • Thermopsis
  • Thymus
  • Tradescantia
  • Veronica
  • Veronicastrum

September

  • Aconitum
  • Alscea
  • Allium
  • Anemone
  • Artemisia lactiflora
  • Aster
  • Boltonia
  • Calamintha
  • Campanula
  • Centaurea
  • Ceratostigma
  • Chamaemelum
  • Chelone
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Cimicifuga japonica
  • Dicentra
  • Echinacea
  • Eryngium
  • Eupatorium
  • Geranium
  • Grasses
  • Helenium
  • Heliopsis
  • Heuchera
  • Hosta
  • Hyssopus
  • Iberis
  • Kirengeshoma
  • Lavendula
  • Ligularia
  • Limonium
  • Lysimachia
  • Malva
  • Melissa
  • Patrinia
  • Perovskia
  • Hysostegia
  • Rudbeckia
  • Sanguisorba
  • Saturega
  • Scabiosa
  • Sedum
  • Silphium
  • Solidago
  • Stokesia
  • Tricyrtis
  • Vernonia
  • Veronica

October

  • Aconitum
  • Anemone
  • Aster
  • Boltonia
  • Ceratostigma
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Grasses
  • Helenium
  • Heliopsis
  • Rudbeckia
  • Sanguisorba
  • Sedum
  • Solidago
  • Tricyrtis
  • Vernonia
  • Veronica

Your Garden in the Fall

Still-warm soil and relatively cool air temperatures promote healthy root growth in plants that return each year. Check out our Fall gardening tips.

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