Perennials

Gardening Guide

Perennials

Wild Thing Autumn Sage

Salvia greggii ‘Wild Thing’
Aromatic mounds of dark, semi-evergreen foliage are covered with flushes of hot pink flowers much of the growing season. Thrives in hot, sunny climates. Heat and drought tolerant.

2' tall x 2' wide

Full sun

Texas Primrose

Calylophus berlandieri
A showy, heat tolerant perennial that is perfect for rock garden or groundcover use. Yellow, primrose-like flowers appear all summer. Flowers open in the evening and remain open until the next afternoon.

6" tall x 3' wide

Full sun

Tropical Yellow Canna

Canna ‘Tropical Yellow’
Very large, bright yellow blooms begin in mid-summer and continue until frost. This variety is a smaller growing and more compact. Perfect for mixed containers or mixed flower borders. Great textural addition to the landscape.

30' tall x 30' wide

Full sun to part shade

Tropicanna® Canna

Canna indica ‘Phaison’ PP10569
Exotic foliage emerges bright burgundy, matures with stripes of red, pink, yellow and green. Large, bright orange flowers top the foliage in summer. Dramatic in garden beds or as a feature plant for patios and pool areas.

4-5' tall x 2-3' wide

Full sun

Plumbago

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides
Long-blooming favorite displays a mat-forming habit which makes this a great groundcover. Periwinkle blue, star-shaped flowers appear in summer and last until frost. In fall, the rich green foliage changes to bronze-red.

18-24" tall x 24" wide

Full sun to part shade

Early Sunrise Coreopsis

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’
Easily grown perennial that produces double, deep yellow blooms late spring to early summer. Has a neat, compact growth habit and is perfect for mixed perennial borders or containers.

18" tall x 18" wide

Full sun

Jethro Tull Coreopsis

Coreopsis ‘Jethro Tull’ PP18789
Unique flowering perennial that produces unusual golden-yellow flowers that have fluted petals. Compact growing habit and blooms over a long season. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

15-18" tall x 18" wide

Full sun

Salsa Coreopsis

Coreopsis Coloropsis™ ‘Salsa’ PP22129
Heavy flowering perennial that bears showy blooms. Produces masses of radiant gold flowers with a very prominent, burgundy red eye. Great effect when planted in masses or when mixed in borders.

12-18" tall x 18-24" wide

Full sun

Pinks

Dianthus sp.
Mat-forming perennial with blue-green, evergreen foliage and very fragrant pink flowers in spring and summer. Great groundcover choice, cascading over low walls, rock gardens or mixed into borders. Also bloom in fall.

6" tall x 12-18" wide

Full sun

Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’
Bold, summer blooming perennial with flowers in rich shades of tomato red, orange, magenta, golden yellow, and white. Excellent in borders, as a cut flower and in herb and butterfly gardens.

24-30" tall x 18-24" wide

Full sun to part shade