Cottage gardens in the US are as great as English cottage gardens. Nevertheless, only a few places in the US outside of the Pacific Northwest have the ideal weather to grow plants for a traditional English cottage garden.
We have here some of the famous cottage plants and the season they bloom. Just remember that you need to water them regularly in the first year so that you can establish their root systems. After that, these plants become resistant to drought and can have beautiful blooms.
Yarrow (all summer)
Purple Coneflower (July onwards)
Boltonia (late summer)
Perennial Sunflower (all …