Many of these perennials can be planted in the fall, so you'll get beautiful, but easy, garden color come spring.

For gardeners who’ve been at it for decades, or those who are new to the gardening game, perennials are unfussy, long-living plants that show beautiful foliage and flowers year after year. Plant many of these classics in the fall so in the spring your garden will attract nectar-loving birds, provide seeds for food, and help pollinators. (And you can use the colorful blooms to make great cut-flower bouquets.) Here, some of the perennials that we come back to again and again.