Heat Tolerant Perennials

Check out our collection of perennials that can handle some extra heat. There's no need to worry about wilting flower stems or withering foliage. These plants survive, or even thrive, in hot sites that are difficult to garden. If you live in USDA zone 8 and above, be sure to explore this collection to find a variety of perennials curated just for your climate. You know what they say; if you can't stand the heat, get out of the garden!

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Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepsis) Native perennial, perfect for adding dimension and texture to your landscape.
Zone 3-8
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Prairie Dropseed

$15.99

Prairie Milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii) has pale pink flowers that pollinators love.
Zone 3-7
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Prairie Milkweed

$15.99 Sold out

Prairie Smoke geum has pink flowers that fade into feathery seed heads.
Zone 3-7
Light sun
short

Perennials

Prairie Smoke Geum

$15.99 Sold out

Provence French Lavender has fragrant purple-blue flowers in summer
Zone 5-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Provence French Lavender

$15.99 Sold out

Purple Eulalia
Zone 5-9
Light part sun/sun
medium

Perennials

Purple Eulalia

$14.99 Sold out

Purple sage is a fragrant perennial that has purple leaves that age to a silvery green that can be enjoyed both in the garden and the kitchen to be used as an herb.
Zone 4-8
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Purple Sage

$12.99 Sold out

Red Astilbe has feathery red blooms for shade
Zone 3-8
Light part sun/shade
short

Perennials

Red Astilbe

$14.99 Sold out

Ribbon Falls™ Sedge Dark and glossy leaves look appealing in containers.
Zone 6-9
Light part sun/shade
short

Perennials

Ribbon Falls™ Sedge

$15.99 Sold out

Royal Fern (Osmunda regalis) grows well alongside ponds, streams and lakes
Zone 3-9
Light part sun/shade
tall

Perennials

Royal Fern

$16.99 Sold out

Rozanne Cranesbill is heat and drought tolerant
Zone 5-8
Light part sun/sun
short

Perennials

Rozanne® Cranesbill

$16.99 Sold out

Rue has blue-green foliage that caterpillars love!
Zone 4-8
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Rue

$21.99 Sold out

Russian Sage is low maintenance and easy to care for
Zone 4-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Russian Sage

$15.99 Sold out

SedumSod has four seasons for drought resistant color
Zone 4-9
Light sun
low

Perennials

SedumSod®

$45.99 Sold out

SedumSod® Mini Mats
Zone 4-9
low

Perennials

SedumSod® Mini Mats

$24.99 Sold out

Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa) has clusters of star-shaped blooms!
Zone 3-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Showy Milkweed

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