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

Achillea millefolium
Anise Hyssop
Agastache foeniculum
Arkansas Blue Star
Amsonia hubrichtii
Blue Star
Amsonia tabernaemontana
Texas Firecracker
Anisacanthus wrighti
'Powis Castle' Artemisia
Artemisia x 'Powis 'Castle'
Butterfly Weed
Asclepias tuberosa
Swamp Milkweed
Asclepias incarnata
White Heath Aster
Aster ericoides
Smooth Aster
Aster laevis
New England Aster
Aster novae-angliae
Aromatic Aster
Aster oblongifolius
Tartarian Aster
Aster tartaricus
False Wild Indigo
Baptisia australis
White Boltonia
Boltonia asteroides
Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow
Callirhoe involucrata
Canna Lily
Canna hybrids
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Turtlehead (white)
Chelone glabra
Shasta Daisy
Chrysanthemum x superbum
Mouse Ear Coreopsis
Coreopsis articula
Tickseed, Coreopsis
Coreopsis grandiflora
Threadleaf Coreopsis
Coreopsis verticillata
Crinum Lily
Crinum species and hybrids
Hardy Ice Plant
Delospora cooperi
Yellow Hardy Ice Plants
Delosperma numigenum
Cheddar Pinks, Dianthus
Dianthus gratianopolitanus
Hummingbird Plant
Dicliptera subterecta
Purple Coneflower
Echinacea purpurae
Joe Pye Weed
Eupatorium fistulosum,
Eupatorium dubium, or
Eupatorium maculatum
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