This list of easy sun loving perennials will give you more than enough inspiration if you have been wondering what to plant in a dry area in full sun. It is arranged in alphabetical order starting with Azaleas for spring color, at the mid point we find Monarda to attract bees and butterflies and ending with Zephyranthes for late summer blooms. This list has been compiled by Danielle McLeod and comes from the Backyard Boss website.
Have a sunny, dry area that would look great loaded with flowers, but you are unsure what could survive there? ?Look no further, a huge selection of blooming perennials that are both sun loving, and heat tolerant are readily available for you to choose from to fill that space. Read on to keep your garden in bloom from early spring through frost with our A-Z collection of flowers below.
#1 Azalea: Spring Blooms Kick Your Season OffHeat tolerant, cold hardy, and evergreen, not much can stop these beautiful woody plants that add year-round interest in just about any climate. Pick the color of your choice, and watch them bloom in mid-spring and again mid to late summer for many varieties!
#2 Agastache: Bring in the Hummingbirds
Multi-colored, long flower spikes bloom all summer and into fall, attracting a bountiful of both hummingbirds and butterflies! Disease and pest resistant, these make a beautiful, hardy backdrop for any garden or walkway.
#3 Blanket Flower: A Variety to Choose FromChoose from a variety of red, yellow, and orange hues to brighten up your garden! Native to many Southwestern areas, these plants will grow prolifically in almost every zone, and are easy to separate for controlled transplanting. Blooms last for months through the summer and well into fall.
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