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

Anise Hyssop
Anise Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum

Arkansas Blue Star
Arkansas Blue Star

Amsonia hubrichtii

Blue Star
Blue Star

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Texas Firecracker
Texas Firecracker

Anisacanthus wrighti

'Powis Castle' Artemisia
'Powis Castle' Artemisia

Artemisia x 'Powis 'Castle'

Butterfly Weed
Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa

Swamp Milkweed
Swamp Milkweed

Asclepias incarnata

White Heath Aster
White Heath Aster

Aster ericoides

Smooth Aster
Smooth Aster

Aster laevis

New England Aster
New England Aster

Aster novae-angliae

Aromatic Aster
Aromatic Aster

Aster oblongifolius

Tartarian Aster
Tartarian Aster

Aster tartaricus

False Wild Indigo
False Wild Indigo

Baptisia australis

White Boltonia
White Boltonia

Boltonia asteroides

Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow
Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow

Callirhoe involucrata

Canna Lily
Canna Lily

Canna hybrids

Leadwort
Leadwort

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Turtlehead (white)
Turtlehead (white)

Chelone glabra

Shasta Daisy
Shasta Daisy

Chrysanthemum x superbum

Mouse Ear Coreopsis
Mouse Ear Coreopsis

Coreopsis articula

Tickseed, Coreopsis
Tickseed, Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora

Threadleaf Coreopsis
Threadleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata

Crinum Lily
Crinum Lily

Crinum species and hybrids

Hardy Ice Plant
Hardy Ice Plant

Delospora cooperi

Yellow Hardy Ice Plants
Yellow Hardy Ice Plants

Delosperma numigenum

Cheddar Pinks, Dianthus
Cheddar Pinks, Dianthus

Dianthus gratianopolitanus

Hummingbird Plant
Hummingbird Plant

Dicliptera subterecta

Purple Coneflower
Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurae

Joe Pye Weed
Joe Pye Weed

Eupatorium fistulosum, Eupatorium dubium, or Eupatorium maculatum