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Who isn't mesmerized these days with the mind-boggling array of perennial plants on the market? What we really want to know is: How does a plant
perform in gardens over the long-term? Since 1989, our nursery has been trialing plants in our own trial gardens. We've compiled a list of and now offer
the best of the best "must have" plants in gardens where they will grow.

Use the chart below to select Gardener Direct TOP Selection butterfly perennial plants for certain sun exposures, water needs, bloom period and USDA Zones

*Water Needs: Indicates needs once plants are established    

Click on a plant name to visit its page and add to your cart 

 
Perennial Plant Name or Type Sun Exposure Water Needs Bloom Period USDA Zones
Achillea (Yarrows) Sun Low Summer 4-9
Agastache (Hummingbird Mints) Sun Low Summer, Fall 7-9
Aquilegia (Columbines) Shade / Part Shade Low Spring, Early Summer 3-9
Asclepias (Milkweed) Sun Average, Low Summer, Fall 3-9 (Varies)
Aster Sun Average Fall 3-9
Baptisia (Flase Indigo) Sun Low Spring 4-9
Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) Sun Low Summer to Frost 5-9
Ceratostigma (Plumbago) Sun / Part Sun Average, Low Summer, Early Fall 6-9
Coreopsis (Tickseed) Sun Low Summer 5-8
Dicliptera (Hummingbird Plant) Sun Low Summer to Frost 7-10
Echinacea (Coneflowers) Sun Average, Low Summer 4-8
Eupatorium (Joe Pye Weed) Sun Average, High Late Summer, Fall 4-8
Gaillardia (Blanket Flowers) Sun Low Spring to Frost! 5-10
Gaura  Sun Low Spring to Frost! 5-10
Helenium (Helen's Flower) Sun Average, Low Summer 4-8
Hemerocallis (Daylilies) Sun Average, Low Summer 4-10
Heuchera (Coral Bells) Shade / Part Shade Average Spring, Summer 4-8
Heucherella (Foamy Bells) Shade / Part Shade Average Spring, Summer 4-9
Iberis (Candytuft) Sun Low Early to Mid Spring 3-9
Kniphofia (Red Hot Pokers) Sun Low Summer 5-10
Lantana Sun Low Summer to Frost 7-10 (Varies)
Lavandula (Lavenders) Sun Low Summer 8-11
Leucanthemum (Shasta Daisies) Sun Average Summer 4-9
Lobelia (Cardinal Flower) Sun / Part Sun Average, High Summer 3-10
Monarda (Bee Balm) Sun Average, High Spring, Summer 4-9
Nepeta (Catmint) Sun Low Spring to Frost! 4-9
Phlox (Garden Phlox) Sun Average Summer 3-8
Phlox (Woodland) Shade / Part Shade Average Spring, Early Summer 3-8
Physostegia (Obedient Plant) Sun Average, High Summer. Early Fall 3-10
Rudbeckia (Black Eyed Susan Daisies) Sun Low Summer 3-9
Salvia (Sages) Sun Average, Low Summer to Frost! 6-10 (Varies)
Scabiosa (Pincushion Flowers) Sun Low Spring to Frost! 4-9
Sedum (Stonecrop) Sun / Part Sun Low Summer 3-9
Stokesia (Stoke's Aster) Sun Low Summer 5-9
Tiarella (Foam Flower) Shade / Part Shade Average Summer 4-9
Thymus (Thyme) Sun Average, Low Summer 4-10 (Varies)
Verbena Sun Low Spring to Frost! 7-10 (Varies)
Veronica (Speedwell) Sun Low Spring, Summer 3-8 (Varies)
Herbs Sun Exposure Water Needs Season in Color USDA Zones
Fennel Sun Average, Low Summer 4-9
Parsley Sun Average, Low Summer 5-8