10 low-maintenance perennials for the busy gardener! You can still have beautiful flower beds without spending a lot of time maintaining them. Look at this gorgeous lavender/purple/violet-colored perennial border!
Perennial growing — Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.