Details of traditional English Garden perennial plants with cultivation notes.
A selection of Pink Perennials
My selection of pink flowering English Garden perennials for your summer and autumn borders
A selection of White perennials.
White flowering perennial plants for your English Garden borders.
Achillea or Yarrow
A very easy to grow hardy perennial for your English Garden.
Aquilegias or Columbines for your English Garden.
Aquilegias or Columbines are a must for an English garden. Here's how to grow them.
Aster or Starwort
The Aster was also called the Starwort. The name Aster is latin for star, which is the shape of this traditional English Garden flower.
Bergenia or Elephant's ears
A lovely spring flowering plant for your English Garden
Black-Eyed Susan or Coneflower
The Black-Eyed Susan is found in many English Gardens, and is also the state flower of Maryland. Great for autumn borders and pots.
Bleeding Hearts in your English Garden
This lovely graceful perennial is a classic English garden flower.
Bog Garden Plants
English Garden plants for a bog garden and simple instructions on how to make one.
Campanula or Bellflower
Learn how to use the perennial flower Campanula in your English garden.
Carnation - Classic Corsage Flower
Learn the origin and meanings of the carnation and how to grow this traditional English garden flower.
Hellebores bloom in winter! Learn how to grow this lesser-known perennial.
Hardy Chrysanthemums add autumn color to your English garden
Grown in English gardens since the Sixteenth century
Day Lily - Short Lived but Hardy
Daylilies only last a day, but are a good addition to your English garden.
Easy to grow Perennials
Perennials are essential for an English garden. Here are some easy ones to try.
English Daisies - The flower of the Fairies
English folklore records that daisies were scattered by fairies to cheer up parents whose children have died. This enchanting flower has been treasured for almost 5,000 years.
English Garden Daisies
Daisies in an English garden
English Garden Delphiniums
Traditional flower of an English Cottage Garden.
English Garden Flowers to attract Butterflies
English gardens have a classic charm, full of beautiful flowers and delicious smells. These are the traditional annuals and perennial flowers that attract butterflies to an English garden.
Musky scented lavender is essential to any English garden. Tips on growing Lavender.
English Sweet Violet
All about the charming English Sweet Violet.
Feverfew - an English Cottage Garden plant
Feverfew - a traditional English Garden herb and border plant for your English Garden.
Hardy Geraniums for an English Garden
An easy to grow and low maintenance plant, the hardy geranium is a common feature in many English Gardens.
The Ice plant makes a dramatic contribution to your English Garden in the autumn.
An old fashioned hardy herbaceous perennial that brings beautiful autumn/fall colour to your English Garden.
Alchemilla mollis or Lady´s Mantle is a very easy to grow traditonal English Garden plant with lovely leaves.
Lily of the Valley or Convallaris majalis.
The history and cultivation notes on Lily of the Valley, that stalwart of the English Garden.
How to grow Lupines, a classic English garden flower.
The English common marigold or Pot Marigold, was and is a traditional flower in every English Garden.
Mulleins for an English Garden
A beautiful plant that no English Garden should be without and whats more it is very easy to grow!
Peony or Paeonia officinalis has been grown in English gardens for many centuries. Learn how to plant it and care for it.
Help on choosing and caring for perennials flowers
Pink Perennials for your English Garden
A list of classic English garden perennials with pink flowers.
Old fashioned flowers to grace your English Garden
Plants with silvery leaves for an English Garden
Use some of these silvery leaved plants to create shimmering effects in your English Garden
This sweet little flower is an often overlooked addition to the spring garden.
Scabiosa or Pin Cushion Flower.
An easy to grow traditional English Garden flower.
Seeds for an English Garden
If you want to start an English Garden by planting seeds, here is a guide that tells you when you can sow your seeds.
A partial list of flowers mentioned in Shakespeare’s works.
Solomon’s Seal sometimes called David’s Harp or Lady’s Seals - Polygonatum biflorum is an excellent plant for a shady corner of your English Garden.
A traditional old English cottage garden favourite.
Tall English Garden Perennials
These perennials will add height to your English garden border
The English Knot Garden
Learn what a knot garden is, and how to create one.
Try growing this lovely tall verbena in your English Garden.
White perennials for your English Garden borders.
Create your own white garden with these white perennials
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