There are many beautiful hardy flowers for the garden! If you are looking for a beautiful flower garden that does not require a lot of time then take a minute to check out my top 5 picks.
#1 Delosperma cooperi "Hardy Ice Plant" Light purple flower that blooms all summer. Spreads as much as 3-4 feet. The purple flower turns dark as our temps. drop. Great for ground cover.
#2 Gaillardia 'Kobold' "Blanket Flowers. These flowers produce bright shades of red and yellow. They bloom all summer long and into the fall. They require full sun and well-drained soil. The Blanket Flower reaches about 3 feet tall.
#3 Perovskia atriplicifolia "Russian Sage". This flower offers a silvery foliage with a beautiful purple bloom. This flower has a beautiful fragrant smell. It loves full sun and well drained soil. Another plus is that most pest don't like to eat it. The Russian Sage reaches 6 feet tall.
#4 Salvia "Meadow Sage" This flower has a deep violet or blue flower. It blooms from midsummer to early fall. The hummingbirds love this flower. This flower tikes full sun and a well-drained soil. The Meadow Sage grows up to 28 inches tall.
#5 Oenothera macrocarpa "Sundrop". This is a beautiful yellow blooming flower that blooms in the spring time and goes to early fall. This flower is very strong and can take the heat! It tends to take over the garden at times. The Sundrop needs full sun and well-drained soil. It grows up to 6 inches tall.