28 Fuss-Free Summer-Flowering Perennials

If you’re looking to spend more of the summer enjoying your garden than working in it, here are some of our favorite low-maintenance, no pampering needed flowering perennials. Plant them in inspired combinations and once they’re established, you can look forward to waves of color over a long season.

Baby Pete™ Lily Of The Nile
Agapanthus praecox ssp. orientalis 'Benfran' Plant Patent no. 21,705
Item #9957
Goldsturm Black-Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
Item #7101
May Night Sage
Salvia 'May Night'
Item #7026
Candy Store® Coral Crème Drop Garden Phlox
Phlox paniculata 'Ditomdre' P.P.# 20,907
Item #40522
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Lacey Blue Russian Sage
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Lisslitt' P.P.# 20,845
Item #8478
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Moonbeam Threadleaf Tickseed
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'
Item #2796
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Millenium Ornamental Onion
Allium 'ALLMIG1'
Item #40056
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Minarette Dwarf Lupine
Lupinus polyphyllus 'Minarette'
Item #2961
Oertel's Rose Yarrow
Achillea millefolium 'Oertel's Rose'
Item #0051
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Rozanne Cranesbill
Geranium x 'Rozanne' P.P.# 12175
Item #2308
Fan Scarlet Lobelia
Lobelia x speciosa 'Fan Scarlet'
Item #40461
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Columbus Montbretia
Crocosmia 'Columbus'
Item #5745
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Garvinea Sophie® Gerbera Daisy
Gerbera x 'GARSOPHIE IMP' P.P.A.F.
Item #41044
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Firewitch Cheddar Pink
Dianthus gratianapolitanus 'Firewitch'
Item #0472
KATRINA® African Iris
Dietes x 'Nola Alba' P.P. #21,460
Item #4674
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Blue Note™ Blue-Eyed Grass
Sisyrinchium angustifolium
Item #1101
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Fanfare Citronella Blanket Flower
Gaillardia 'Fanfare Citronella'
Item #41263
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Kudos Coral Dwarf Hummingbird Mint
Agastache 'Kudos Coral' P.P. #25,613
Item #41251
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Blue Hobbit Dwarf Sea Holly
Eryngium planum 'Blue Hobbit'
Item #7434
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Summer Wine Daylily
Hemerocallis x 'Summer Wine'
Item #4029
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Pikes Peak Purple® Penstemon
Penstemon x mexicali Pikes Peak Purple®
Item #6778
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Riverina Thomas French Lavender
Lavandula intermedia 'Riverina Thomas'
Item #7423
Walker's Low Catmint
Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'
Item #6228
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Cranberry Cupcake Coneflower
Echinacea 'Cranberry Cupcake' P.P.#23,020
Item #2283
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Jewel of the Desert Garnet Ice Plant
Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of the Desert Garnet' P.P. #23,471
Item #9799
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Merlot Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea 'Merlot' P.P.# 18814
Item #3958
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Brakelights® Red Yucca
Hesperaloe parviflora 'Perpa' P.P. # 21,729
Item #6418
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Variegated Jacob's Ladder
Polemonium 'Brise d'Anjou' P.P.# 9781
Item #6536