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Create a contemporary look with herbaceous plants

Herbaceous plants are often found planted in a traditional manner, as a featured specimen plant or used alongside other shrubs for a colourful bouquet. They’re a great plant type to use within your garden to create traditional borders, contemporary colour schemes or in a mixed border.

HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS

Add a pop of colour

Identified by their non-woody stems, herbaceous perennial plants reach their full height and flowers for the majority of the year, then die back down over the winter and survive underground. This will give your garden a pop of colour each year, providing excitement for wildlife and even the opportunity to replant or pick them for the interior of your home.

OUR SELECTION

Popular species

At LovePlants you’ll find a wide range of herbaceous perennials, rockery and alpine plants that will provide colour to your beds and borders. Our selection includes the traditional cottage garden favourites such as delphinium and hardy geraniums to more unusual statement plants for that truly unique look.

Achillea

Creating a colourful, summery display, achilleas produce flat heads that are made up of lots of small flowers ranging from yellow to red varieties.

Delphinium

Predominantly grown in the sun or part shade, delphinium perennials offer beautiful tall spikes of flowers, commonly found in blue and purple shades.

Hellebore

A mostly evergreen plant, hellebores have attractive foliage that displays gorgeous flowers in the winter and the spring.

Iris

Available in a variety of sizes, irises are ideal for any outdoor space. Flowering in the summertime, they are easy to grow and can offer a range of colours.

Euphorbia

A staple for early summer gardens, euphorbias give a vibrant appearance with their yellow, green, and bright orange shades.

Lewisia

An evergreen perennial, lewisia plants are rosette-forming with an abundance of funnel-shaped flowers, ranging from pink to yellow shades.

Phlox

Great for summer borders, phlox are herbaceous plants that produces mounds of scented flowers that thrive in rock gardens and shadier spots.

Primula

Commonly flowering in a lime yellow colour, primula plants are great for any area in your garden with a range of varieties to choose from.

KEY INFORMATION

What you need to know

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Water

Keep your herbaceous plants well-watered, especially when they’re newly planted.

Feed

Boost flowering and growth of your plants with a good feed during the Spring season.

Deadheading

Keep your plants looking tidy and promote growth of new buds by removing deadheads.

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