Perennials

These are a few of our hundreds of varieties of perennials that we grow at Metropolitan Farm. 

Shade/Part Shade
Pulmonaria
Pulmonaria

Pulmonaria or Lungwort is a great choice for a dry, shady spot and it is deer resistant.

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Digitalis purpurea
Digitalis purpurea

Foxglove likes rich, moist, well drained soil in a shade or part sun garden.

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Brunnera macrophylla "Jack Frost"
Brunnera macrophylla "Jack Frost"

Bright blue flowers float above silver variegated heart shaped leaves to bright up a shady place in the garden.

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Hosta
Hosta

These hostas work great in shaded areas and are easy to grow and split. They come in a variety of different colors and sizes.

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Bleeding Heart
Bleeding Heart

Lamprocapnos spectabilis or Bleeding hearts are a great addition to your shade garden to give that pop of color in early spring.

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Astilbe
Astilbe

Astible or False Spirea have large fern-like flowers that come in several different colors. They are a great addition to your shade collection.

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Full Sun
Salvia nemorosa "May Night"
Salvia nemorosa "May Night"

Salvia or Meadow Sage is drought tolerant, deer resistant and low maintenance.

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Bearded Iris
Bearded Iris

Iris provide beautiful early summer color and make great cut flowers. They are available in a wide variety of colors and are deer resistant.

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Lilium lancifolium
Lilium lancifolium

Tiger lilies are a striking addition to the garden. The down facing orange spotted blooms appear in mid summer and rhizomes can easily be divided.

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Perennial Geranium "Johnson's Blue"
Perennial Geranium "Johnson's Blue"

Long blooming in late Spring into Summer and deer resistant.

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Allium "Millenium"
Allium "Millenium"

This little gem is a great addition to the garden. The perfectly round blooms will attract hummingbirds and honey bees for weeks and the deer and rabbits will leave it alone!

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Dianthus
Dianthus

Cottage pinks come in a variety of sizes from ground cover to cut flowers. They are deer resistant, attract birds and are fragrant.

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Coneflower
Coneflower

Echinacea or Coneflower add a pop of color to your garden and are great in all day sun!

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Asiatic Lilies
Asiatic Lilies

Asiatic Liliies flower in late sping to summer. They come in a variety of colors all available at the farm.

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Daylilies
Daylilies

Hermerocallis or Dayliles are one of the most popular perennials due to its low maintenance. They bloom once a year for one to five weeks and can tolerate drought or frost. They look simply beautiful in any garden.

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Peony
Peony

Paeonia or Peony are known for their large beautiful blooms and fragrance. They can be planted in full sun or part sun and sometimes need to be supported due to the weight of the buds.

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Asclepias tuberosa
Asclepias tuberosa

Milk weed is a low maintenance, drought tolerant, native plant that attracts Monarch Butterflies. It is one of the showiest wildflowers and the deer don't like it.

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Coreopsis lanceolata
Coreopsis lanceolata

Tickseed

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