Successful Bulb & Perennial Flower Combos #6

Perennial flowers anchor our landscapes, but can take quite awhile before the blooms of some types appear each season. But what if the flowers of a different plant were to ride above those leaves early in the season, and then magically disappear just before the perennial’s flowers show up? That’s what happens when you drop the right Spring bulbs into the right kind of perennial.

Narcissus ‘Slim Whitman’ with Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Pallette'

The leaf texture of the emerging Achillea (yarrow) offers contrasting texture, adding to the interest of the spring garden.  The Achillea foliage grows tall and thick enough to hide the old Narcissus foliage.

Fall is a great time to plant bulbs and perennials!
Happy Gardening!

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