DRY SUN PERENNIALS 2017-03-06T10:42:59+00:00

 

PERENNIALS TOLERANT OF DRY SUN

Achillea (Yarrow)
Agastache (Anise Hyssop)
Alcea rosea (Hollyhock) – biennial
Allium (Ornamental Onion)
Amsonia (Blue Star)
Anaphalis (Pearly Everlasting)
Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)
Anemone cylindrica (Thimbleweed)
Antennaria (Pussy Toes)
Anthemis (Golden Marguerite)
Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Red Columbine)
Arabis (Rock Cress)
Arenaria (Sandwort)
Armeria (Thrift)
Artemisia (Wormwood)
Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed)
Aster azureus / Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (Sky Blue Aster)
Aster ericoides / Symphyotrichum ericoides (Heath Aster)
Aster laevis / Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth Aster)
Aster lateriflorus / Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (Calico Aster)
Aster oblongifolius / Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aromatic Aster)
Aster pilosus / Symphyotrichum pilosum (Frost Aster)
Aster ptarmicoides / Solidago ptarmicoides (Upland White Aster)
Aster sericeus / Symphyotrichum sericeum (Silky Aster)
Astragalus canadensis (Canada Milk Vetch)
Aubretia (Rock Cress)
Aurinia saxatilis (Basket of Gold)
Baptisia bracteata (Cream False Indigo)
Baptisia lactea (White False Indigo)
Blephilia ciliata (Downy Wood Mint)
Bouteloua curtipendula (Side-oats Gramma)
Calamagrostis brachytricha (Fall-blooming Reed Grass)
Calamintha (Calamint)
Callirhoe involucrata (Wine Cups)
Campanula rotundifolia (Harebell)
Carex flacca (Blue Sedge)
Catananche caerulea (Cupid’s Dart)
Centaurea montana (Mountain Bluet)
Centranthus ruber (Red Valerian)
Cerastium (Snow in Summer)
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Leadwort) – tender
Coreopsis (Tickseed)
Dalea candida (White Prairie Clover)
Dalea purpurea (Purple Prairie Clover)
Delosperma ‘Kelaidas’ Mesa Verde® (Ice Plant) – tender
Delosperma ‘John Proffitt’ Table Mountain® (Ice Plant) – tender
Dianthus (Pinks)
Dictamnus albus (Gas Plant)
Dracocephalum (Dragonhead)
Echinacea pallida (Pale Purple Coneflower)
Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)
Echinops (Globe Thistle)
Erigeron (Fleabane)
Eryngium (Sea Holly)
Euphorbia (Spurge)
Festuca (Fescue)
Filipendula vulgaris (Dropwort)
Fragaria (Ornamental Strawberry)
Gaillardia (Blanket Flower)
Gaura lindheimeri (Wand Flower) – tender
Geranium macrorrhizum (Bigroot Cranesbill)
Geranium phaeum (Mourning Widow)
Geum triflorum (Prairie Smoke)
Gillenia trifoliata / Porteranthus trifoliatus (Bowman’s Root)
Goniolimon tataricum (Tatarian Sea-lavender)
Gypsophila (Baby’s-breath)
Helianthemum (Sunrose) – tender
Helianthus (Sunflower)
Helictotrichon sempervirens (Blue Oat Grass)
Hemerocallis (Daylily)
Heterotheca villosa / Chrysopsis villosa (Hairy Golden Aster)
Iberis (Candytuft)
Iris (Bearded Iris)
Iris domestica / Belamcanda chinensis (Blackberry Lily)
Kalimeris (Japanese Aster)
Koeleria macrantha (June Grass)
Knautia macedonica (Crimson Pincushion)
Kniphofia (Torch-lily) – tender
Lavandula (Lavender)
Lespedeza (Bushclover)
Leymus arenarius (Blue Lyme Grass)
Leymus racemosus (Siberian Wild Rye)
Liatris aspera (Rough Blazingstar)
Limonium latifolium (Wide-leaf Sea-lavender)
Linum (Flax)
Lupinus perennis (Lupine)
Lychnis (Campion)
Macleaya (Plume Poppy)
Malva (Mallow) – short-lived
Monarda fistulosa (Bergamot)
Nepeta (Catmint)
Oenothera macrocarpa (Ozark Sundrops)
Opuntia (Prickly Pear Cactus)
Origanum (Ornamental Oregano)
Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass)
Papaver orientale (Oriental Poppy)
Parthenium integrifolium (Wild Quinine)
Patrinia (Golden Lace)
Pennisetum alopecuroides (Fountain Grass) – tender
Penstemon (Beard-tongue)
Perovskia (Russian Sage)
Petrorhagia saxifraga (Tunic Flower)
Phalaris arundinacea (Ribbon Grass) – aggressive spreader
Phlomis russeliana (Sticky Jerusalem Sage) – tender
Phlox (Creeping Phlox-Subulata Group)
Phlox bifida (Sand Phlox)
Phlox pilosa (Prairie Phlox)
Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower)
Potentilla (Cinquefoil)
Pulsatilla patens (American Pasqueflower)
Pulsatilla vulgaris (European Pasqueflower)
Ratibida pinnata (Yellow Coneflower)
Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa (Orange Black-eyed Susan)
Ruellia humilis (Wild Petunia)
Ruta graveolens (Common Rue) – tender
Salvia (Sage)
Santolina (Lavender Cotton) – tender
Saponaria ocymoides (Rock Soapwort)
Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)
Scutellaria incana (Hyssop Skullcap)
Sedum (Stonecrop) – Stonecrops may also be found listed under the following generic names: Hylotelephium, Petrosedum, Phedimus, Rhodiola & Sinocrassula
Sempervivum (Hen and Chicks)
Sesleria autumnalis (Autumn Moor Grass)
Silphium laciniatum (Compass Plant)
Solidago rigida /Oligoneoron rigidum (Stiff Goldenrod)
Solidago speciosa (Showy Goldenrod)
Sorghastrum nutans (Indian Grass)
Spodiopogon sibiricus (Silver Spike Grass)
Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed)
Stachys byzantina (Lamb’s Ear)
Stokesia laevis (Stoke’s Aster) – tender
Thermopsis (False Lupine)
Thymus (Thyme)
Tradescantia bracteata (Prairie Spiderwort)
Tradescantia ohiensis (Ohio Spiderwort)
Verbascum (Mullein) – biennial
Verbena stricta (Hoary Vervain)
Veronica pectinata (Comb Speedwell)
Viola pedata (Birdsfoot Violet)
Yucca (Adam’s-needle)

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