For the average person who is developing a small garden a knowledge of some of the standard types of hardy perennials, which are well adapted for general use, will often meet the requirements. This group contains standard types of perennials which are adapted for general use, and which with ordinary cultivation will produce interesting flower effects.

Anemone japonica

Japanese Windflower Anthemis tinctoria kelwayi

Hardy Marguerite Aquilegia

Columbine Aster


Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum

Delphinium Larkspur


Pink Doronicum plantagineum

Leopard's Bane

Iris Iris

Lilium Lily

Paeonia Peony

Phlox Phlox

Viola Violet