Nothing adds a touch of femininity and romance to your garden quite like pink flowers.
And if you’re looking for a garden that is also low-maintenance and comes back year after year, there’s no better choice than pink perennials.
Whether it’s a pale pink, a rosy glow, or a deep magenta that you’re after, this list of the top 32 pink perennials is sure to dazzle in any garden.
- 32 Best Pink Perennials You Can Grow & Bloom Forever
- 1. Bergenia
- 2. Coral Bells
- 3. Foxglove
- 4. Lupine
- 5. Aster
- 6. Impatiens
- 7. Hyssop
- 8. Delphinium
- 9. Lychnis Coronaria 'Gardeners World’
- 10. Campions
- 11. Forget-Me-Not
- 12. Dahlias
- 13. Rodgersia
- 14. Chrysanthemum
- 15. Lily-of-the-Valley
- 16. Astilbe
- 17. Fragaria
- 18. Tulips
- 19. Anemone
- 20. Prunella
- 21. Jacob’s Ladder
- 22. Oriental Lilies
- 23. Hardy Hibiscus
- 24. Peonies
- 25. Antirrhinum ‘Pretty in Pink’
- 26. Achimenes
- 27. Yarrow
- 28. Amarcrinum
- 29. Veronica Spicata ‘Red Fox’
- 30. Hollyhocks
- 31. Obedient Plant
- 32. Creeping Phlox
- Tips for Finding the Right Pink Perennials
32 Best Pink Perennials You Can Grow & Bloom Forever
This lovely pink perennial produces heart-shaped leaves and is often referred to as “pigsqueak.” The name may sound funny, but it refers to the noise that the flowers make when they are rubbed together.
It blooms with large rosettes that pop out among green, glossy leaves.
Generally used as a groundcover, bergenia doesn’t grow very tall but instead spreads out nice and wide. It’s hardy in zones 3 through 8.
2. Coral Bells
Coral bells grow best in zones 3 through 10 and can be grown in full sun, partial sun, or even shade.
They are incredibly hardy and produce remarkable, delicate little flowers in bright pink.
Foxglove is an eye-catching flower that is available in many different colors, including pink.
You can also find foxglove in shades of pale purple. It is toxic, so you won’t want to grow it anywhere in which pets or small children might be tempted to take a taste.
Otherwise, this pink flower is an easy-to-grow perennial that is hardy in zones four through ten.
Lupines are so tough that they are often seen growing alongside roadways and in ditches.
These pink perennials produce tall floral spikes up to three feet high. You aren’t limited to pink, either.
You can also find lupines in shades of red, blue, white, and purple.
Aster is not only an easy-to-grow pink perennial, but it also attracts pollinators. It’s closely related to the daisy and blooms all the way from summer until the end of the fall months. It can attract all kinds of pollinators, including butterflies, and generally grows up to four feet tall.
Impatiens aren’t very frost-tolerant, so you should only grow them as perennials in areas that do not receive much cold weather.
Otherwise, they can be grown in containers and brought indoors when there is a risk of a cold snap.
These beautiful pink flowers are easy to care for and attract all kinds of pollinators, including butterflies and hummingbirds.
Hyssop, also known as Agastache, produces bright pink spikes that grow to about four feet tall.
The plant’s blooms smell much like anise when they are crushed, making them a good choice for gardeners who want to cultivate a display that is functional as well as beautiful.
Delphinium is a summer-blooming perennial that produces gorgeous displays of spiky pink florets. Usually planted at the rear of a flower bed, the delphinium grows quite tall and prefers lots of sun and water. It grows best in zones three through seven.
9. Lychnis Coronaria 'Gardeners World’
This beautiful pink perennial sports silver-green foliage and dazzling hot pink flowers - they’re so bright, you’ll almost need sunglasses to look at them! With tall, angular stems, this perennial grows best in a sunny, well-draining location.
It’s a short-lived perennial so it will only last for a few years. However, you can make the most of your time by dividing and then propagating the plant for extended use.
Campions also grow relatively low to the ground, but despite their short stature, these lovely pink flowers are hard to miss. They are sold in a variety of neon shades, including orange and magenta. Flowers bloom in late spring on this plant, which is best cultivated in zones 3 through 8.
Ideal for cottage-style gardens, Forget-Me-Nots are entrenched in folklore and bloom readily from May until October. These flowers can be found in all kinds of colors - most commonly powder blue - but you really need to give the pink cultivars a try if you are hoping for a more romantic feel in your garden.
Forget-Me-Nots grow best near waterways like streams and small lakes.
Dahlia plants produce globular flowers in just about every color of the rainbow. You’ll find dahlias in yellow, orange, purple, red, and of course, pink. These flowers bloom all summer if you plant them in full sun and well-draining soil.
This lovely flower produces creamy pink blossoms set among dark green leaves. Its rich foliage is just as attractive as its show stopping flowers. This plant grows easily in zones five through seven, preferably in wet areas such as those near ponds or wooded locations.
Mums are known for their beauty in both the late summer and early fall months. These gorgeous flowers may need a bit of extra shade to maintain their beautiful pink hues in the summer months of warmer growing zones, but otherwise, are incredibly low-maintenance.
If you are in the market for a pink perennial that is not only beautiful to behold, but also highly aromatic, you need to consider Lily-of-the-Valley. This breathtaking plant emits an intoxicatingly sweet fragrance during its bloom time, which extends from early spring all the way into late summer.
The best part? You can grow this hardy pink perennial just about anywhere in zones 2 through 9.
Astilbe plants can grow up to five feet tall, adding both height and color to any garden. Pink isn’t the only color you’ll find, but it’s definitely one of the most popular.
Fragaria is most commonly referred to as the woodland strawberry. You won’t get a ton of fruits off this plant, but what you will get will take your breath away with its beauty. These stemless plants produce colorful, pale pink blossoms along with sweet miniature strawberries.
The tulip is the quintessential spring flower, blooming for just a few days per year in this season. The limited bloom time is worth it, though, as tulips are absolutely beautiful to behold. You can find tulips in all shades of pink, including pale pink and deep magenta.
Anemone flowers grow best in zones 4 through 9 and can be found in a variety of shades, including red, white, purple, and pink. They bloom from summer until early fall and prefer a little bit of shade.
Prunella is a plant in the mint family that produces two-lipped flowers in shades of pale pink. Hardy in zones 4 through 9, these plants can be introduced to any location where the soil is organically rich and well-draining.
21. Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob’s Ladder is a plant that is most commonly found in shades of blue, but it can also be cultivated in pink, too. This gorgeous flower produces tiny leaflets that rise along the stem of the plant - much like a ladder. The flower can be grown in zones 3 through 8.
22. Oriental Lilies
Most lilies are perennial, but the oriental lily offers some of the most gorgeous shades of pink. This kind of flower requires minimal care and is grown from a bulb.
23. Hardy Hibiscus
The hardy hibiscus is a large shrub that grows well in most tropical gardens. It produces stunning pink flowers that have a somewhat tie-dyed appearance as you move from the outside of the blossom inward. These plants can be grown year after year in zones 4 and warmer.
Peonies are best planted in the fall, although you can plant in the spring, too, if you prefer. These flowers will produce fragrant flowers for several weeks at a time. You can find peonies in several colors, but pink is our favorite shade.
25. Antirrhinum ‘Pretty in Pink’
This gorgeous perennial has only been around for a few years. It sports delicate tubular flowers in a frosty shade of pink. A hardy plant, it will endure right up to the first frost. To prolong the blooming, deadhead it regularly and make sure you are growing it in well-drained soil.
Achimenes is closely related to the African violet and is equally easy to grow. You can grow this perennial as a houseplant indoors, or you can take it outside, where it will thrive in zone 7 and 8. It produces funnel-shaped flowers in gorgeous shades of pink.
A member of the aster family, yarrow is a pink perennial that can also be found in white and other colors, too.
This flower is an herb that is often considered a weed, but don’t pluck it if you find it in your garden. It actually has a variety of medicinal benefits. It can help with pain relief and expedite wound healing, too.
This flower produces pale pink and white bulbs. The plant can thrive outdoors year-round if you live in a warm growing zone. In fact, this plant is recommended for growers in zones 8 through 10.
29. Veronica Spicata ‘Red Fox’
This lovely pink perennial produces flower spires in various shades of pink, including pale pink and a deeper red.
It grows in clumps, making it a good specimen to add vertical appeal in a flower border or at the back of a bed.
Hollyhocks grow rapidly, reseeding themselves each year. They need to be staked to prevent them from falling over, but otherwise are incredibly low-maintenance perennials.
31. Obedient Plant
The obedient plant, also known as Physostegia, grows well in zones 3 through 9. This plant likes to be grown in full sunlight and features beautiful pink and purple snapdragon-like blooms.
32. Creeping Phlox
A dense groundcover, Creeping Phlox is one of the most low-maintenance pink perennials you can grow. This plant grows well on a slope and can help improve your drainage and reduce the likelihood of erosion, too.
Tips for Finding the Right Pink Perennials
Before you plant, make sure you closely consider your garden’s layout and exposure. Pay attention to how the sun moves so you know whether sun-loving or shade-tolerant perennials are the right choices for you.
Once you’ve decided which plants you want to grow, be sure to check their specifications to make sure they will grow well in your specific climate. Although many plants are considered perennials, they might not be perennials where you live and will not come back year after year.
Otherwise, choose a variety of flowers to add the most versatility and diversity to your garden. This list of the 32 best pink perennials should provide you with a great place to start your search!
Just beautiful!!!! I want them all!!
Gorgeous flowers, thank you for all the extra info on them!