A Few of My Favorite Things…. Part 1

In honor of Perennial month here is a look at some of my favorite Perennials.

Centaurea Montana (Bachelor’s Button)

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I love the way the buds look before they open. Of course, the flowers are lovely too.

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Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum)

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They remind me of my Grandma’s house. She had loads them growing in the rock around her house.


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What is there not to like about them? They are sooo beautiful and they make a great cut flower.


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Cathy Maxson is Sargent's Gardens Perennial Growing manager. In addition to making sure Sargent's grown plants thrive, she enjoys growing in her own garden, canning fruits and vegetables, traveling, and walking her dogs.