Garden mums are tender perennials that last longer than a year, depending on when and where they are planted, according to Briggs Garden and Home. Mums are a great choice to put fall color in the garden. More »

In springtime, dig down 8 inches around each chrysanthemum plant with a garden spade, lift it out, and brush off any soil around the roots. Separate the younger shoots into three or four divisions, discarding older, wood... More »

Pelee mums, also known as Chrysanthemum x morifolium 'Pelee', are technically perennials, but they are not cold-hardy. While they can be grown outdoors in USDA zones 7, 8 and 9, they are unlikely to live through a winter... More »

Flowers that thrive in shady conditions include annuals such as fuchsia and lobelia as well as perennials like toad lily or bleeding heart. Shade plants need less than four hours of sunlight each day, preferably only in ... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Outdoor Plants & Flowers

The primary difference between annual and perennial flowering plants is that annuals observe their entire life cycle, from seed to flower, within a single growing season while perennials perpetuate their life cycles betw... More »

Pansies are short-lived perennials typically used as annuals or biennials because of their short blooming period. They are viola hybrids with a complex ancestry that includes several species. Gardeners recommend that pan... More »

A number of flowers, including bulbs, annuals, perennials and shrubs, start blooming in April when the weather is warmer and rains are frequent. Many types of wildflowers also start blooming by late April. The complete l... More »