Mar 17 2020
Maffei Landscape: we’re the go-to landscapers Cape Cod MA residents trust with creating the most beautiful gardens
If you’re searching “landscapers Cape Cod Ma” you’re probably not alone, but you also probably have a very different yard and soil profile than the many others looking for the same service. It takes an experienced landscaper to be able to identify what plants would best serve your space, whether it’s for your home or business.
Flipping through the glossy pages of landscape and garden magazines is a great way to feel inspired by the possibilities for your yard. However, it is not uncommon to fall in love with some plants that just won’t be happy where you are. That’s why we have put together a list of our favorite perennials that are great for Cape Cod.
Maffei Landscape’s favorite perennials for Cape Cod
We hope that these can inspire you to embrace the plants that thrive in New England, and learn all that perennials have to offer to your garden. We’ve included a variety of perennials that can serve your Cape Cod home or business, while keeping in mind that the terrain can vary greatly.
Late Summer & Fall
Monarda Monarda, also known as Bee Balm, is actually a perennial part of the mint family. It is extremely colorful and vibrant, and especially when planted in larger quantities, adds a beautiful punch of color to the garden. They bloom for up to 6 weeks and make a lovely border or a full patch.
Rudbeckia Hirta Better known as Black-Eyed Susan, this flower is a New England staple for us. The varieties can range from an annual to a perennial but the flowers are signature to a New England summer. Landscapers in Cape Cod, MA will often use these to help add a feel of wildflower to your garden.
Aster novae-angliae Oh the New England Aster! Great for attracting butterflies, and can handle moist soil, which for many parts of the Cape is a critical attribute.
Moist Wet Soils
Speaking of wet soil. Seeing as your search for “landscapers Cape Cod MA” was probably motivated by your desire for someone knowledgeable, we know the fickle nature of wet soil.
Miscanthus sinesis (Japanese silver grass)
Though not native to New England, this grass thrives in its lands. Use of this silvery grass that almost sparkles in the sun captures the magic nature of ponds and wetlands. It is a hearty grass that can handle moist soils,
Matteuccia struthiopteris (ostrich fern)
Low maintenance and pest resistant! We love this fern and we love the warmth and lushness it adds for a cottage, woodland aesthetic.
This beautiful sun-loving plant of the common name, Russian Sage, is so beautiful and makes gardens pop with a beautiful soft purple that almost looks like lavender.
Yarrow, yarrow, yarrow! Native to North America and found in wild patches all throughout the Cape. As landscapers in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, we know this lovely flowering plant is a treasure.
Globe thistles are fun and funky and can add a pop of color if you stick to the flower blue spheres.
We have your gardens’ potential in mind!
Bottom line is we love and treasure the plants in all their forms. We know horticulture, and as landscapers in Cape Cod MA we want to bring that experience and love to your gardens.