Joe Pye weed, related to asters, has large, hairy leaves and clusters of purple or white flowers.
Lady's mantle is a favorite perennial for the cutting garden because of its silky, light green leaves (that look magical on dewy mornings) and heads of greenish-yellow early summertime flowers.
Choices to make the seasonal colors last just a little longer.
Loosestrifes range from ground covers to upright perennials.
Germander is a shrubby perennial with aromatic, dark green foliage and clusters of mint-like pink or purple flowers in late summer.
Goatsbeard's finely divided green foliage and fluffy plumes of creamy white flowers resemble astilbes.
Hollyhocks are old-fashioned plants often used in heirloom and cottage gardens.
English daisies look much like any other daisy-white outer petals with sunny yellow centers
False lupines are related to peas, true lupines, and baptisias.
While this plant's common name, fleabane, doesn't inspire thoughts of beauty, it is a lovely perennial.