Perennials in Kitchener

Perennials are plants that survive most of our Southern Ontario winters. Perennials flower at specific times during the spring, summer, and fall seasons.

Perennials keep the gardening budget down and can create an opportunity to share with others. Perennials give you an established garden year after year. Many people are looking for less work planting on an annual basis. Perennials, planted once, can grow over many years, into a handsome bed of colour and structure.

It is important to plant according to flowering time, colour combination and plant height.

Explore our gallery of perennials at our Blooming Centre in Breslau, Ontario in the middle of Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph.

Summer Plant Sale Greenway Blooming Centre Kitchener Ontario
This Week's Sales for April 1st to April 6th, 2017

Sales of The Week!

We have many great sales happening at Greenway this week!

Pansies and Violas, 4" pots for $2.49
Assorted Pansy and Viola Bowls and Planters starting at $4.99

In addition to these sales, we have many more in-store specials. Come for a visit and pick up some great deals! You can find our location here.

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Perennial Plants and Fall Gardening in Kitchener
Perennial Planting Time

We’ve had many people asking us if they can still plant, and the answer is YES! The soil and air are still warm, giving the plants time to develop a strong root system before the winter freeze.

Perennials can still be planted until six weeks before the ground freezes, so you will likely still be able to plant for the next couple of weeks.

We have lots of sales on perennials, including an 80% off perennial clearance bench. Fill in thin areas, add some new colours and textures and plant early spring bloomers, including bulbs, which are currently on sale, 25% off.

Contact us to learn more about our sale items or visit our Kitchener location today!


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Tips On Which Perennials To Plant For August & September

Greenway is renowned for their massive selection of butterfly and hummingbird plants – many of which are perennials, which means you don’t have to re-purchase them every year. Right now is the perfect time to plant them. Late summer and early fall is a great time to plant perennials as the the weather cools down and the soil stays warm for the roots to grow. Why not come out to Greenway and see our massive selection!

Perennials bloom during a particular time of the summer, so with a little planning, you can have colour in your garden from May through to the late fall. Here are some suggestions for August and September bloomers.



Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker)

Liatris (Gayfeather)


Rudbeckia (Black-Eyed Susan)


Japanese Anemone

Aster (Michaelmas Daisy)

Chrysanthemum (Fall Mum)

Lobelia (Cardinal Flower)


Solidago (Golden Rod)

To learn more about perennials and how to plant them, come and visit the knowledgeable staff at our greenhouse at our Kitchener location!


Fresh Cut Perennial Flowers at Greenway Blooming Centre in kitchener Ontario
Perennials For Fresh Cut Flowers

Do you love having fresh cut flowers in your home? Or do you have a summer party or wedding coming up and are looking for some floral ideas? Have you considered perennials as an option?

Here are Greenway Blooming Centre's suggestions for the best perennials for fresh cut flowers

  • Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla)Fresh Cut Perennial Flowers Greenway Blooming Centre Kitchener
  • Columbine (Aquilegia)
  • Astilbe
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Blanket Flower (Gaillardia)
  • Iris
  • Lilies
  • Bee Balm (Monarda)
  • Peony
  • Phlox (Phlox paniculata)
  • Sunflowers
  • Goldenrod

The best way to see what will work best is to come on into Greenway and check out our large selection for yourself. Our Nature Centre garden is in full bloom and is sure to give you some inspiration for finding your favourite perennials.

To visit us, you can find our location and contact information here!


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