15 Perennial Flowers That Bloom From Spring To Fall

BY Shaafay Zia
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Hey, GARDEN CHIEF! Tired of replanting your garden every season? It might be worth trying perennial flowers that BLOOM from spring to fall?

We at AsterGardening understand the CHALLENGES in flower selection. Our expert team of HORTICULTURISTS and garden enthusiasts are there to HELP you.

This article helps you create a beautiful garden that will bloom all year. KEEP your garden blooming FROM spring to autumn. You won’t be WORRIED anymore about planting flowers.

Our RESEARCH on perennial flowers will BLOW your mind. You will be experiencing expert advice like none other!

Let’s dive into the list of the best perennial flowers.

Perennial Flowers That Bloom From Spring To Fall

What is the lifespan of a perennial?

What is the lifespan of a perennial

Enough with the WAIT! Let’s dive into information about perennials (and their lifespan). These plants are LIKE old friends – they STICK around long.

But DID you know that their lifespan depends on different factors? Yep, the type of PERENNIAL, the GROWING season, and the CARE provided.

The perennialicious plants can survive for years with PLENTY of sunlight, water, and nutrients.

You cannot go WRONG with peonies and irises. Even plants like salvia can hang around for three to five years with the RIGHT care. (Pun intended)

Here comes another FACT BOMB! Give good pruning, and deadhead spent flowers on keeping them HEALTHY.

15 Perennial flowers that bloom from spring to fall

Do you want to enjoy FULL BLOOM from late summer to autumn with little effort? These 15 perennial flowers are EASY to grow and require very LITTLE maintenance.

1. Astrantia


Astrantia is a stunning flowering perennial that blooms ALL YEAR. This Europe NATIVE plant comes in silvery foliage and gray tones.

Do you want to GROW them in your home garden? Astrantia flowers are PERFECT for growing in the sun to part shade.

They THRIVE well in well-drained soil with 6 to 7.5 pH. Besides that, regular PRUNING and GROWTH check keeps them happy.

You can GROW them if you live in USDA zones 6 to 9. These amazing plants can REACH 1 to 2 feet tall with PROPER care.

Suggested reading: 16 Yellow Perennial Flowers: Best Picks For You

2. Tickseed


Next, we have my personal FAVORITE, the Tickseed. It is scientifically known as Coreopsis Grandiflora.

This perennial flower can add a vibrant burst of colors to your flower beds. Although they COME in yellow and orange, I LIKE them in a light shade.

Full SUN is ideal for their growth, but they won’t mind partial shade. Their hardy zones fall through 4 to 9. A mature Tickseed plant can GROW up to 18 to 24 inches high.

Planning to PLANT them in your GARDEN? Ensure to PROVIDE them with well-drained and rich soil. 

3. Lavender


Hey THERE! You won’t REGRET experiencing this fragrant flower NATIVE to the Mediterranean. I bet you didn’t know about this!

So, What MAKES this flower UNIQUE? It has unique purple flowers. It is not only COLOR but also famous for its use in FRAGRANCES and ESSENTIAL OILS. 

Do you know what’s best about them? They are EASY to take care of with LITTLE fertilizer and well-drained soil. Remember to give them full sun exposure.

Impressed by the Lavender and want to grow them? They are USDA zone 4 to 9 TOLERANT.

What STOPS you from growing these 2 to 3 feet tall beautiful flower plants.

Suggested reading: 20 Types Of Lavender: Choose The Perfect Cultivar

4. Reblooming Daylily

Reblooming Daylily

What are those flowers that are like LILIES but DIFFERENT? Meet daylilies; they are LILY-LIKE and available in different bright COLOR varieties.

The beauty of these flowers is simply STUNNING and will instantly CATCH your eye. Daylilies can survive tough conditions like drought and pests.

Daylilies are HARDY in USDA zones 4 to 9 USDA. Depending on the conditions, they can GROW to the maximum HEIGHT of 2 to 5 feet.

But when should you plant them? They have varying BLOOM times. I ADVISE you to plant them for the BEST blooming results. 

5. Coneflower


Want to know about some beautiful purple-pink flowers? Coneflower is a FLOWER that makes you STOP and ENCOURAGE its beauty.

They are my favorite from the DAISY family. The PROMINENT features I love about them are their flower arrangements and appearance.

These flowers thrive in FULL SUN and require well-drained, FERTILE soil. The BEST TIME to plant them is late spring. 

These flowers bloom in a dazzling display of colors from midsummer to early fall. They attract birds and other pollinators.

Coneflower plants are hardy in zones 5 to 8, growing to a maximum of 2 to 3 feet TALL. They are native to the Central and Southern US. 

Suggested reading: 7 Types Of Perennial Sunflower: Cultivate A Stunning And Thriving Garden

6. Leucanthemum


Named after the snow peak of Mount Shasta, also called Shasta Daisy. Being SNOW-WHITE in color, Leucanthemum is the PRETTIEST white perennial flower.

Leucanthemum can grow to the maximum HEIGHT of 24 to 36 inches and 18 inches wide.

Shasta Daisy likes to GROW in full sun to part shade with the fertile and well-drained soil. They are breathtaking FLOWERS that add beauty and perfection to your GARDEN.

Their USDA zone ranges from 5 to 9, and the BEST flowering season to plant them is late summer or early spring.

They are PERFECT white flowers with a variety of yellow centers.

7. Black-Eyed Susan

Black-Eyed Susan

Black-eyed Susan is a short-lived perennial with daisy-like flowers. Both are FAMOUS for their hard-to-plant techniques.

They are available in the USDA growing zones ranging from 3 to 7. Their FALL color varieties are diverse, from yellow to orange WITH dark centers.

They like to grow in FULL SUN exposure and moderately moist soil. Flowers can become more DROUGHT-TOLERANT if the soil drains well.

But what about their height? 

Black-eyed Susan can reach a HEIGHT of 2 to 3 feet. Removing spent blooms can HELP them rebloom and prevent them from producing seeds.

8. Yarrow


Yarrow, SCIENTIFICALLY known as Achillea millefolium. It is a perennial flower blooming from early spring to early fall.

These plants PRODUCE blooms ALL summer and can REACH 2 to 3 feet tall.

My EXPERIENCE with them is always REWARDING. I RECOMMEND these blooming perennials for THRIVING in the perennial landscape.

They grow in the USDA zone ranging from 3 to 8. And there are COLOR varieties, including yellow, red, pink, and rust-brown.

These plants thrive in BRIGHT sunlight and PREFER soil that is not too damp. Soil should also be well-drained and drought-tolerant.

9. Drift Roses

Drift Roses

Do you WANT more rose VARIETIES in your garden? Why not try Drift Roses? These GROUND COVER roses bear multiple MINIATURES roses to form a beautiful CLUSTER.

But wait! This is not the only UNIQUE thing about these ROSES. Unlike old-school roses, these specimens are disease resistant.

Getting interested in PLANTING them? The flowers are perfect for a spring or late summer garden.

The BEST thing is that Drift roses come in peach, coral, white, and pink FLOWERS.

Do you want to know some tips on growing them? Here are my TWO cents: Give them Full sun in USDA zones 4 to 10. They will GROW up to 1 to 2 feet TALL.

10. Ice Plant

Ice Plant

Are you too BUSY to grow some HIGH-MAINTENANCE plants? Why not try Ice Plant for your home garden? It is a LOW-LYING and LONG-FLOWERING perennial flower.

So what makes it my top recommendation for low-care rock gardens? The reason is its beginner-friendly nature.

They can GROW to a maximum height of 3 to 6 inches if proper CARE is taken. Ensure that they receive full sun and well-drained soil.

These DROUGHT-RESISTANT perennials grow in USDA zones 5 to 6. So if you LIVE there, you are lucky to grow this different species.

11. Threadleaf Coreopsis

Threadleaf Coreopsis

Threadleaf Coreopsis is one of the BEST PERENNIALS bloom spring to fall. These flowering beauties can grow 2 to 3 feet tall.

Their variations are the BEST thing that I love about them. You will also notice some plants facing sensitive and textured foliage colors.

Threadleaf Coreopsis is like a RELIABLE friend with HIDDEN talents. (Who knew they could produce a second fall full of blooms?)  

You DON’T have to be there all day to CARE for them. You only need to ensure that you are providing them with well-drained soil.

So, why not GIVE them a chance in your fall GARDEN? And yeah! They are perfect for USDA zones 3 to 9.

12. Erysimum


Famous by the name Perennial Wallflower, they will become your FAVORITE flowers instantly. They are semi-evergreen dark blue flowers.

They have an EXTREMELY long flowering period and GROW to a MAXIMUM height of 60cm.

They are a proud member of the Wallflower family, along with FULLY FROST-HARDY. You can also call them simple violet flowers covered with BRIGHT green foliage.

These flowers are PERFECT for wildlife as they are nectar-rich. They are hardy in zones 6 to 9 and need FULL SUN to part shade. They mature to the maximum height of 0.75m.

13. Peonies


Are you looking for the MOST LOVING spring flower? Peonies are bushy perennial flowers. They PRODUCE showy flowers with big round buds and large fragrant blooms.

Peonies are not a single type of flower, but they involve many flowers. Some of these FLOWERS are petal-packed doubles, semi-doubles, anemone-centered, and singles.

They need a hardiness zone to range from 3 to 8 USDA and grow to 4 feet tall.

I find them growing BEST in FULL SUN to part shade. The soil NEEDS to be well-draining; spring is the BEST blooming time.

14. Virginia Bluebells

Virginia Bluebells

Scientifically known as Mertensia virginica. It is an EXCELLENT addition to the spring garden. The BEST time to plant this plant is in EARLY spring.

And once I SAW this plant bloom, I was sure this would be in my GARDEN throughout.

Bluebells contain a smooth and oval-shaped deep purple leaf. The TRUMPET-SHAPED flowers change their COLORS from pink to blue flowers while blooming.

They need rich and moist soil to grow PERFECTLY. The sun needs to be LESS, along with partial to full shade.

Their zone RANGES from USDA 3 to 9.

15. Delphinium


Delphinium creates a vibrant display of color and scents from spring to fall.

They are on the TOP of my list of the most PRETTY-LOOKING and STUNNING flowers. I have added them for PERFECT deep blue COLORS with white and green CENTERS.

All different types of delphinium flowers come in several varieties. They need FULL SUN to grow completely. The giant FRAME adds to the perfection of these flowers.

Delphinium USDA zone ranges from zone 3 to 7, growing to the MAXIMUM height of up to 2 meters tall. It is BEST to PLANT them in March and April.

FAQs about Perennial Flowers That Bloom From Spring To Fall

1. What is the longest flowering perennial?

Yarrow is one of the longest-flowering perennial flowers. It likes to grow in full along with well-drained soil. Ensure that you give the average plant fertility. As over-fertilization can cause the stems to flop. 

2. Is there a perennial that blooms all year?

Verbena flowers can bloom all year. The flower presents various colors, such as purple, lavender, pink, blue, and white. Proper care and maintenance can easily ensure you get the repeating flowers.

3. What plants have a perennial life cycle?

There are some shrubs and trees that you can call perennials. They include; tomatoes, bananas, coconut, banyan, palm, and many more. There is an extensive discussion on this topic based on their life span. 

4. What flower blooms in fall and winter?

Some flowers bloom in winter and colder climates, including pansies and violas. Some other types of flowers rebound in late spring. These flowers are annuals, but other varieties drop seeds to come back in the coming spring. 

What’s Next

Hey THERE! Do you know what’s super REWARDING? Growing and caring for different types of perennial flowers!

It’s not very DIFFICULT as you might THINK. Give these flowers little love and care, and you’ll enjoy FRAGRANT beauties in no time!

The KEY is to give your garden some PROPER attention. You can plant these different blooming perennials listed in this article.

So, what are you WAITING for? Give it a SHOT and ENJOY the flowers throughout the year. 

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Shaafay Zia

Hi, I'm a fellow green thumb who moonlight's as a writer. Gardening is something that brings me peace and I have been in the sport for many years now. With all of our expertise, we will always bring you the best content which will make you love your garden, even more.