7 hardy perennials that are quite rare in gardens

Beautiful and unusual flowers can transform any garden. Frost-resistant perennials are very rare in the gardens of modern summer residents, but they are distinguished by their beauty and are as unpretentious as possible in care, and in addition, these flowers survive the Russian cold perfectly.

Aster new belgian

Novobelgiskaya aster is a fairly cold-resistant plant, the height of the bushes of which varies within 40-150 cm. The perennial presented has a lot of varieties, which helps any summer resident to choose the ideal plant for his site.

It is better to plant aster in a well-lit area, protected from the wind. She does not require special care. In the presence of periodic rains, it is not even necessary to water it. However, weeding needs to be thorough.

Do not forget that the Novobelgian aster grows very quickly, so divide the bushes in early spring.

Siberian Kandyk

Siberian Kandyk lives in many regions of Russia as a wild plant. But the flower also looks great in the form of a decorative ornament on a personal plot.

The history of the perennial dates back to ancient times. And the name kandyk translates as a dog's tooth. Indeed, the flowers of a plant, which have different colors, can only be compared with the canines of an animal.

Siberian Kandyk appears from under the snow in early spring and begins to bloom in May, but not for long. Literally in two or three weeks, the upper part of the kandyk dries up and rests until next year.


Baptisia is a relative of acacia and mimosa. It is a frost-resistant and unpretentious perennial, which is very rarely seen in summer cottages. However, it is completely in vain. After all, baptisia is remarkable for its wonderful beauty.

Its flowers are like weightless lace candles that reach a height of 1.5-2 meters. The color range of baptisias is very diverse, you can find both snow-white inflorescences, and blue and even yellow ones. The most harmoniously presented plant will look in the design of rockeries and alpine slides.

Clematis Tangut

Clematis Tangut is a frost-resistant and unpretentious perennial, whose homeland is Mongolia. In the wild, this plant does not even reach 50 cm in height, but when cultivated in a garden culture, clematis grows in the form of a liana. The length of its stems in the latter case sometimes reaches 4 meters. An adult clematis liana can completely cover a section of a wall with an area of ​​up to 5 sq. m.

Clematis Tangut is most often found in yellow color, and the flowering of the plant begins in June and continues until the cold weather.

Hydrangea paniculata

Many gardeners admire the beauty of panicle hydrangea, but for some reason still not everyone dares to take up the cultivation of this perennial.

From mid-summer to mid-October, the plant pleases the eye with lush inflorescences of pink, blue and white shades. Also, hydrangea can boast of not being too demanding in care and frost resistance.


Anemone or anemone is a very interesting plant for a backyard. The perennial has more than 160 species, which differ in different flowering times.

Some of the variations of anemones are unpretentious in care, while others will have to tinker with. And the thing is that some species are tuberous, while others are rhizome. Rhizomes are unpretentious in care, but tuberous ones can suffer greatly if they are not properly looked after.


Dodecateon is a perennial that bewitches with its inverted flowers on thin invisible stems. The plant is quite diverse, in total there are 15 main species with 23 subspecies.

When buying and planting a perennial, you should not expect that it will bloom right away. Dodecateon develops very slowly and may not please with inflorescences for 3-5 years.

At the same time, the perennial is unpretentious in care. He perfectly survives both hot dry weather and frost. In the garden, prefers partial shade and good moisture.

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Perennial flowers

Perennial flowers or perennials Are ornamental plants that preserve their picturesque properties for more than two years. These flowers are perfect for the garden. They do not require an annual transplant or any special care. Once planted, over the next few years, you can enjoy their beautiful color.

The assortment of perennial plants is very large and varied. With their help, you can create whole compositions and flower landscapes.
There are perennials that are grown for ornamental foliage such as Heuchera or Hosta.

Perennial plants have their own classification: type of foliage (deciduous and evergreen) type of bud budding (spring, summer and autumn flower formation) in relation to sunlight (light-loving, shade-loving and shade-tolerant), etc.

If you decide to create a special interior for your garden, then do not forget that garden perennials are the basis of any design, on which everything else is strung.
On our site you will find brief, basic information about many types of perennial flowers, so that they bloom profusely and live a healthy life for many years.


Additional moisture always accumulates in shady places. The water here evaporates much more slowly and often stagnates. Therefore, flower beds in shady areas are always placed on flower beds with a height of 30 - 40 cm. The land on them should be fertile, light and well permeable.

As a rule, for 1 square meter of a flower bed for digging, they bring: 2 buckets of sand, the same amount of rotted manure, 3 tablespoons of superphosphate and two of potassium sulfate. The soil must be deoxidized with dolomite flour (2 kg per 6 square meters of flower beds).

Watering half as often as flowers growing in the sun. The lack of sunlight is replenished with nitrogen fertilization. They are carried out three times over the summer: the first - at the end of April, as soon as the snow melts, with a solution of urea (20 g per 10 liters of water per 1 square meter of the flower bed), the second and the third - with a solution of mullein at a concentration of 1:10 - at the end of May and at end of June.

In early September, the flower garden is fed with some (there are many) mineral complex for autumn feeding of perennial flowers.

Neighbors will definitely not have these flowers. rare frost-resistant perennials

Again I am sharing with you a selection of beautiful frost-resistant, but rare plants for your gardens.

Baptisia perennial unpretentious shrub. Reaches a height of 65 cm. In the shade it grows higher than in the sun. Blooms in June-July. In the conditions of central Russia, it hibernates without shelter, with sufficient snow cover. There are blue, white and yellow colors.

It does not need special conditions. Watering in extreme heat and drought.

Astilboides plant with giant leaves. At home in North Korea and China, the diameter reaches 70 cm or more. In the conditions of central Russia, the size of the leaves is slightly smaller. Blooms from mid-summer to August. Inflorescences rise up to 1.2 m in height. They look like astilbe. Prefers damp, shady places. Not picky about soils. In central Russia it winters well.

Wulfenia cold-resistant perennial, prefers partial shade and moist nutritious soils. Blooms in June-July. They reach a height of 25 cm. In snowless winters, it can freeze out, so it is better to make a light shelter.

Dodecateon (dryakvennik) graceful plant up to 50 cm in height. Blooms in May-June. Flowers up to 3 cm. In climatic zone 4 hibernates without shelter. They are planted in the sun and partial shade.

Zimolyubka perennial found in northern latitudes. Reaches up to 25 cm in height. It blooms in June-August. The green leathery leaves remain decorative even in winter. For better growth and development, you need to plant a winter lover under the conifers.

Ixiolyrion steppe lily, bulbous frost-resistant perennial up to 35 cm high. It blooms in late summer. Prefers loose, well-drained soils, sunny, calm places. It hibernates without problems under the snow cover.

Tiarella (triarka) evergreen perennial for a shady garden. Grows quickly, can be used as a ground cover. There are many varieties of this highly decorative plant with a height of 10 to 80 cm and a flowering period from June in some to September in others. Outwardly similar to Heuchera. Some species (Tyarella cordifolia) can withstand temperatures down to -35 degrees, others need to be covered with dry leaves.

Hiondodox bulbous primroses of the lily family. They bloom at the same time as snowdrops. They reach a height of 12-15 cm. Flowers are collected in clusters. Frost-resistant, but in central Russia it is better to cover with leaves for the winter.

Smilacin unpretentious shade-loving perennial. The second name is a false purchase. It blooms in May, and due to the alternate disclosure of flowers collected in panicles, it retains its decorative appearance for a long time. In August - September, reddish fruits ripen. Frost-resistant up to -37 degrees Celsius.

Woolly stachis beautiful perennial plant. Blooms from June to August. Prefers sunny places and loose soils without stagnant water. Loves organic feeding. Frost-resistant, hibernates under a layer of snow.

In addition to decorative types, there are vegetable stachis (Chinese artichoke), which is cultivated as potatoes or Jerusalem artichoke. Root vegetables look like shells and are very useful.

Thermopsis unpretentious perennial of the legume family. It reaches a height of 1 m. It blooms in June - July. Prefers light, well-drained soils and sunny locations. Put up with partial shade. Winter hardiness 4-6 zones.

Haustonia perennial up to 30 cm tall. Forms dense curtains. It blooms from June until frost with small flowers that shower the bush. Prefers light partial shade. Grows on light moist soils. Winter-hardy, but in snowless frosty winters it can freeze out.

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