Cutting Back Perennials

The following is a list of perennials that can be severely cut back after flowering to neaten their appearance or to promote lush, fresh looking growth.

  • Achillea (Yarrow)
  • Alchemilla (Lady's Mantle)
  • Alyssum (Basket of Gold)
  • Arabis (Rockcress)
  • Artemisia (Artemisia)
  • Campanula (Bell Flower)
  • Cerastium (Snow in Summer)
  • Delphinium (Larkspur)
  • Euphorbia (Spurge)
  • Geranium (Cranesbill)
  • Hemerocallis (Daylily)
  • Lamium (Dead Nettle)
  • Nepeta (Catmint)
  • Oenothera (Evening Primrose)
  • Salvia (Meadow Sage)
  • Saponaria (Soapwort)