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Perennials by Common Name

Perennials by Common Name

At White Flower Farm, we're in the habit of using "proper" botanical names for plants because the Latin eliminates ambiguity - plants often have different common names in different regions, for example, and we aim to be specific.

That said, we want to make it as easy you to find the plants you're looking for, and so we've listed some of the more popular perennial genera by their common name below. You can also view and filter our complete list of perennials (listed by botanical name) here. When in doubt, try the search box at the top of the page, and don't forget that our knowledgeable customer service team is never more than an email, phone call, or chat session away.

Please note that our list of varieties changes each season, and that some popular genera (most notably Peonies, Poppies, and Iris) are only shipped in the fall.

All Perennials All Perennials Here you'll find our complete listing of perennial varieties. Read more
Bee Balm Bee Balm This North American genus (Monarda) has several species. Read more
Bleeding Heart Bleeding Heart About 15 species make up this genus (Dicentra) of perennials native to Asia and North America. Read more
Coneflower Coneflower Echinacea, a North American genus in the Daisy family. Read more
Coral Bells Coral Bells Determined breeders have turned these perennials into some of the most glamorous foliage plants. Read more
Cranesbill Cranesbill This is the true Geranium, not to be confused with the annual Pelargonium. Read more
Daylily Daylily Daylilies (properly, Hemerocallis) are the plants every gardener dreams of. Read more
Ferns Ferns Hardy ferns are the most ornamental of foliage plants. Read more
Garden Lavender Garden Lavender Many gardeners grow Lavender for its fragrance. Read more
Grasses Grasses Grasses, all from the family Poaceae, are as variable as people. Read more
Hellebore Hellebore

These aristocrats of the woodland garden are native to Europe and western Asia. Read more

Hummingbird Mint Hummingbird Mint This genus of about 30 aromatic species is a pollinator favorite. Read more
Lavender Lavender Many gardeners grow Lavender for its fragrance. Read more
Lilies Lilies Lilies are one of the truly great garden plants for their flower forms, diversity, & extended season. Read more
Peonies Peonies These long-lived perennials range from exquisitely delicate singles to large and lush doubles. Read more
Plantain Lily Plantain Lily Also known as Hosta, hugely useful for shade. Read more
Poppies Poppies For excitement in June, consider the ruffled and shimmering petals of Poppies. Read more
Sneezeweed Sneezeweed The boldly colored blooms of Sneezeweed brighten a border, meadow, or wild garden with ease. Read more
Tickseed Tickseed These Daisy-like plants are excellent for the border. Read more
Windflower Windflower It's hard to orchestrate a proper beginning or finish to the growing season without including Anemones. Read more
Yarrow Yarrow Yarrow (Achillea) is grown for the masses of flowers it produces throughout much of the summer. Read more
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