A "Model" Flower Bed: Showcasing Tall Perennials

Elegant and upright, with bold beautiful flowers atop lean stalks, tall perennials are like the models of gardens. Get to know them here, so you can pick the best ones for your design.

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Bear's Breeches

What bear's breeches' majestic spikes of purple-bracked white flowers lack in longevity - they only bloom from late spring to midsummer - they make up for in the vase; cut stems last well in arrangements. This clump-forming perennial prefers rich, well-drained soil in full or partial sun, and grows to 5 feet tall and 24-36 inches wide.

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