Perennials Recommended for Sun 
in the South

Photos are listed in alphabetical order by scientific name.  The common names are listed here in order of appearance.

 

Yarrow, Anise Hyssop, Arkansas Blue Star, Blue Star, Texas Firecracker, Powis Castle Artemisia, Butterfly Weed, Swamp Milkweed, Heath Aster, Smooth Aster, New England Aster, Aromatic Aster, Tartarian Aster, False Wild Indigo, White Boltonia, Wine Cups or Poppy Mallow, Canna Lily, Leadwort, Turtlehead, Shasta Daisy, Mouse Ear Coreopsis, Tickseed, Threadleaf Coreopsis, Crinium Lily, Hardy Ice Plant, Cheddar Pink Dianthus, Hummingbird Plant, Purple Coneflower, Joe Pye Weed, Blanket Flower, Gaura, Bloody Cranesbill, Gerber Daisy, Mexican Firebush, Hardy Ginger Lily, Swamp Sunflower, Lemon Queen Perennial Sunflower, False Sunflower, Daylily, False Red Aloe, Swamp Rose Mallow Hardy Hibiscus, Texas Star Hibiscus, Confederate Rose Hibiscus, St. Joseph's Lily or Hardy Amaryllis, Evergreen Candytuft, Japanese Iris, Bearded Iris, Siberian Iris, Japanese Aster, Red Hot Poker, Seashore Mallow, Lavendar Swirl Lantana, Fantasy Lantana, Lantana Hybrids, Asiatic and Oriental Lilies, Cardinal Flower, Turk's Cap, Patrinia, Russian Sage, Garden Phlox, Moss Pinks or Thrift, Orange Coneflower or Rudbeckia, Green Headed Coneflower or Rudbeckia, Dwarf Mexican Petunia, Autumn Sage, Hot Lips Sage, Anise Sage, Mexican Bush Sage, Indigo Spires Sage, Pincushion Flower, Sedum hybrids, Stonecrops or Sedum reflexum, White Stonecrop, Chinese Sedum, Hen and Chicks, Purple Heart, Fireworks Goldenrod, Lamb's Ear, Stokes Aster, Carolina Lupine, Verbena, Creeping Veronica, Speedwell, Rain Lily

Yarrow
Yarrow

Achillea millefolium

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Anise Hyssop
Anise Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum

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Arkansas Blue Star
Arkansas Blue Star

Amsonia hubrichtii

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Blue Star
Blue Star

Amsonia tabernaemontana

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Texas Firecracker
Texas Firecracker

Anisacanthus wrighti

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'Powis Castle' Artemisia
'Powis Castle' Artemisia

Artemisia x 'Powis 'Castle'

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Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa

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Swamp Milkweed
Swamp Milkweed

Asclepias incarnata

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White Heath Aster
White Heath Aster

Aster ericoides

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Smooth Aster
Smooth Aster

Aster laevis

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New England Aster
New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae

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Aromatic Aster
Aromatic Aster

Aster oblongifolius

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Tartarian Aster
Tartarian Aster

Aster tartaricus

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False Wild Indigo
False Wild Indigo

Baptisia australis

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White Boltonia
White Boltonia

Boltonia asteroides

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Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow
Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow

Callirhoe involucrata

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Canna Lily
Canna Lily

Canna hybrids

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Leadwort
Leadwort

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

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Turtlehead (white)
Turtlehead (white)

Chelone glabra

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Shasta Daisy
Shasta Daisy

Chrysanthemum x superbum

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Mouse Ear Coreopsis
Mouse Ear Coreopsis

Coreopsis articula

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Tickseed, Coreopsis
Tickseed, Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora

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Threadleaf Coreopsis
Threadleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata

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Crinum Lily
Crinum Lily

Crinum species and hybrids

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Hardy Ice Plant
Hardy Ice Plant

Delospora cooperi

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Yellow Hardy Ice Plants
Yellow Hardy Ice Plants

Delosperma numigenum

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Cheddar Pinks, Dianthus
Cheddar Pinks, Dianthus

Dianthus gratianopolitanus

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Hummingbird Plant
Hummingbird Plant

Dicliptera subterecta

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Purple Coneflower
Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurae

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Joe Pye Weed
Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium fistulosum, Eupatorium dubium, or Eupatorium maculatum

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