Perennial Care

  1. Sedum: Your Yard’s Greatest Companion

    Angelina Sedum Groundcover Going Down Stairs

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  2. Fernleaf Peony

    Fernleaf Peony Flowers

    A fernleaf peony is a flower that must be displayed front and center. The flower is a deep red double bloom that emerges early and lasts long. The foliage of a fernleaf peony is very frilly and looks like a fern. The blooms are large, but unlike taller

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  3. Growing Salvia

    Purple Salvia Plants

    Growing salvia is very easy to do. They require very little care, as long as the proper conditions are given. Salvia plants require full sun in order to grow and flower.

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  4. Dividing Hostas

    Hosta Flower

    Dividing hostas is easily achieved. Most home gardeners will propagate their hostas by division. Hosta division should be done when no shoots are growing from the center of the mature clump as this bare area detracts from the appearance of the plant.

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  5. Planting Hostas

    Planting a Hosta

    The process for planting hostas is not much more different than any other plant. The planting hole should be dug at least a foot deep. The width of the hole should be one and a half times the expected mature size of the clump. Check with the nursery or

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  6. Growing Hibiscus

    hibiscus flower

    Growing hibiscus is not an arduous task. The occasional gardener can grow hardy hibiscus with good success by following a few simple suggestions. The first task for growing hibiscus is to select an appropriate site. The plant site should have adequate

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  7. Pruning Hibiscus

    hibiscus in bloom

    Pruning hibiscus is not normally needed for the hardy hibiscus. Actually, these plants are herbaceous perennials, meaning their tops die down to the ground each winter, but new shoots will come roaring back into lush growth when soils warm the following

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