SALT TOLERANT PERENNIALS 2017-03-06T12:27:30+00:00

 

PERENNIALS TOLERANT OF
SALTY CONDITIONS

Achillea (Yarrow)
Acorus (Sweet Flag)
Actaea/Cimicifuga (Bugbane)
Agastache (Anise Hyssop)
Ajuga (Bugleweed)
Alcea rosea (Hollyhock) – biennial
Allium (Ornamental Onion)
Amorpha canescens (Lead Plant) *
Amsonia (Blue Star)
Anchusa azurea (Italian Bugloss)
Andropogon gerardii (Big Bluestem)
Aquilegia (Columbine)
Arabis (Rock Cress)
Armeria (Thrift)
Artemisia (Wormwood)
Asclepias (Milkweed)
Aster (Aster) – North American native Asters may be found listed under the
following generic names: Ampelaster, Doellingeria, Eurybia, Ionactis, Oclemena, Seriocarpus & Symphyotrichum
Astilbe (False Spirea)
Baptisia (False Indigo)
Bergenia (Pigsqueak)
Bouteloua curtipendula (Side-oats Gramma)
Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Gramma)
Calamagrostis (Reed Grass) *
Callirhoe involucrata (Wine Cups)
Campanula carpatica (Carpathian Bellflower)
Centranthus ruber (Red Valerian)
Chasmanthium latifolium (Northern Sea Oats) – short-lived *
Chrysanthemum x morifolium (Garden Mum) – short-lived
Chrysogonum virginianum (Green and Gold) – tender
Coreopsis (Tickseed)
Crambe maritima (Sea Kale) – tender *
Delosperma (Ice Plant) – tender
Delphinium (Larkspur)
Dianthus (Pinks)
Dicentra spectabilis / Lamprocapnus spectabilis (Bleeding Heart)
Digitalis (Foxglove) – biennial
Doronicum (Leopard’s Bane)
Echinops (Globe Thistle) *
Eryngium (Sea Holly) *
Erigeron (Fleabane) *
Euphorbia (Spurge)
Festuca (Fescue)
Gaillardia (Blanket Flower) *
Gladiolus (Gladiolus) – tender
Goniolimon tataricum (Tatarian Sea-lavender) *
Gypsophila (Baby’s-breath)
Helianthemum (Sunrose) – tender
Helictotrichon sempervirens (Blue Oat Grass)
Helleborus (Hellebore)
Hemerocallis (Daylily)
Heuchera (Coral Bell)
Iberis (Candytuft)
Iris (Bearded Iris)
Iris (Louisiana Iris)
Leucanthemum (Shasta Daisy)
Leymus (Blue Lyme Grass) *
Limonium latifolium (Wide-leaf Sea-lavender) *
Linum perenne (Blue Flax)
Liriope (Lily Turf) – tender
Miscanthus (Maiden Grass) – numerous types
Monarda (Bee Balm)
Nepeta (Catmint)
Oenothera macrocarpa (Ozark Sundrops)
Opuntia humifusa (Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus) *
Paeonia (Peony)
Panicum virgatum (Switch Grass)
Papaver orientale (Oriental Poppy)
Penstemon (Beard-tongue)
Perovskia (Russian Sage) *
Phlox (Phlox)
Physostegia virginiana (False Dragonhead)
Rudbeckia (Black-eyed Susan)
Saccharum ravennae / Erianthus ravennae (Ravenna Grass) – tender
Salvia (Sage)
Santolina (Lavender Cotton) – tender *
Saponaria ocymoides (Rock Soapwort)
Schizachyrium scoparium (Little Bluestem)
Sedum (Stonecrop) – Stonecrops may also be found listed under the following generic names: Hylotelephium, Petrosedum, Phedimus, Rhodiola & Sinocrassula
Sempervivum (Hen and Chicks)
Silene maritima (Sea Campion)
Solidago sempervirens (Seaside Goldenrod) *
Sorghastrum nutans (Indian Grass)
Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cord Grass) *
Stachys byzantina (Lamb’s Ear)
Thymus (Thyme)
Veronica (Speedwell)
Vinca minor (Periwinkle)
Waldsteinia fragarioides/Geum fragarioides (Barren Strawberry)
Yucca (Adam’s-needle)

Those marked * exhibit the highest tolerance.

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