Long-blooming perennials make life easy for gardeners who crave color all summer. To be sure, through careful selection and planning, continuous sequence of bloom can be achieved using a multitude of plants that flower for but a brief time. But having perennial flowers that bloom all summer gives us more room for error. Just plant these workhorses in a place where they'll be happy and let them do the work for you.
Of course, as with all plants, some work is still required on your part; e.g.:
But long-blooming perennials are well worth the work; here are some kinds to look for:
There's a lot to like about Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam', including its:
But first and foremost, Moonbeam coreopsis is a long-blooming perennial with brightly colored flowers that can't help but cheer you up.