There is such a thing as a low maintenance, easy care perennial plant. It may vary from climate to climate and season to season, but there are many wonderful perennial plants that can be labeled low maintenance. The two basic tricks are: 1) pick plants suited to your site and 2) allow them time to become established. If you do this, you will have at least a few low maintenance, undemanding plants providing interest and bloom in the perennial border. These plants will allow you time to enjoy gardening: Blazing Star, coneflower, Coral Bells, Foam Flower, Steel Blue Globe Thistle, Versatile Hosta, peonies, Russian Sage, Sea Thrift Flowers. Choose the best idea for your garden and go planting!