Popular perennial flowers for the garden include the blanket flower, Veronica, Russian sage and perennial sage. These flowers are appropriate for different sizes of yards and gardens.
The blanket flower perennial is good for areas with a lot of heat and lack of water as a drought-tolerant flower. It looks similar to a daisy and comes in brown, red and gold. The tiny flowers are just 3 inches wide and bloom in the summer and fall. The Veronica perennial comes in red and blue and blooms in the summer and fall. It prefers sun, though does well with a small amount of shade as well. Russian sage needs sun and is heat-tolerant. The perennial sage does well in colder weather.