Kimberly Queen Nephrolepis obliterata Kimberly Queen Ferns are one of the easier ferns to grow. They are quite popular for use on patios or covered decks during the spring and summer. They have large fronds going up from the soil and beautiful upright bushy and sword-shaped leaves. For best results with this type fern, place it in bright filtered light both indoors or outdoors.
Most gardeners are familiar with classic perennials such as daylilies, peonies, hostas, and iris, but there's a whole host of lesser-known, underused perennials that can add color and interest to your garden. You may have to search for them at your garden center or an online source, but they're all worth the effort. Here are 15 of our favorite underused perennials.