Perennial Plant of the Year

Each year the Perennial Plant Association sends each member a ballot to select a Perennial Plant of the Year. Here are the Plants from 2000 to 2014:

2018: Allium nutens millennium - "Millenium" -
Ornamental Onion Millenium

2017: Asclepias tuberosa - "Butterfly Weed" or "Milkweed"

2016: Anemone hybrida - "Honorine Jobert"

2015: Geranium × Cantabrigiense 'Biokovo' - Biokovo Cranesbill Geranium

2014: Panicum virgatum 'Northwind' "Northwind Switch Grass"

2013 - Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum' "Variegated Solomon’s Seal"

2012 - Brunnera Macrophylla “Jack Frost”

2011 - Amsonia hubrichtti - Not hardy in Zone 2 Southern Alberta area.

2010 - Baptisia Australis Purple Smoke

2009
- Hakonechloa macra "Aureola" - Not hardy in Zone 2 Southern Alberta area.

2008 - Geranium x "Rozanne"

2007 - Nepeta x faassenii Walker’s Low

2006 - Dianthus gratianopolitanus "Feuerhexe" (Firewitch)

2005 - Lenten Rose - Helleborus xhybridus - Not hardy in Zone 2 Southern Alberta area.

2004 - Japanese Painted Fern - Athyrium niponicum "Pictum"

2003 - Leucanthemum "Becky"

2002 - Phlox  Paniculata “David”

2001 - “Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass” - Calamagrostis x acutiflora

2000 - Scabiosa Columbaria “Butterfly Blue” - Pincushion Flower

1999 - Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii "Goldstrum"

1998 - Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus"

1997 - Savia "Mainacht" (May Night)

1996 - Penstemon digitalis "Husker Red"

1995 - Perovskia atriplicifolia "Russian Sage"

1994 - Astilbe 'Sprite"

1993 - Veronica "Sunny Border Blue"

1992 - Coreopsis verticillata "Moonbeam" Not hardy in Zone 2 Southern Alberta

1991 - Heuchera micrantha "Place Purple"

1990 - Phlox stolonifera