Perennials

 

Moonwalker Yarrow Achillea ageratum 

  •  Drought tolerant perennial
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Grows 18″ to 24″ tall
  • hardy to zone 5
  • Good Cut flower

Tall Yellow Yarrow  Achillea filipendulina 

  • Very drought tolerant perennial
  • The hardiest of all the yarrows
  • Grow 32″ to 40″ tall
  • Hardy to zone 3
  • Attracts butterflies

yarrow summer paslelsSummer Pastels Yarrow Achillea millefolium 

  • A mix of eye catching patels colors ranging from pink to butter yellow
  • Blooms all summer if dead headed
  • Grows 18″ to 24″ tall
  • Excellent cut flower
  • Attracts butterflies

Agastache Apricot Delight  Agastache aurantiaca

  • Drought tolerant sun loving perennial
  • Showy apricot spikes atop aromatic foliage
  • Grows 12″ to 18″ tall and wide
  • Attracts hummingbirds

Agacatche Coronado  Agastache aurantiaca

  • Very vigorous drought tolerant perennial
  • Bright orange flowers atop fragrant green leaves
  • Grows 20″ to 24″ tall and wide
  • Attracts hummingbirds

Agastache Sunset Hyssop  Agastache rupestris

  • Very drought tolerant sun and heat loving perennial
  • Brilliant orange flowers massed over root beer scented grey foliage
  • Grows 18″ to 24″ tall and wide
  • Attracts hummingbirds

Agastache Blue Fortune

  • Vigorous perennial that blooms all summer when deadheaded
  • Bottle brush lavender blue flowers on top of strong stems
  • Rabbit proof plant
  • Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees
  • Grows 24″ wide and 30″ tall

Ajuga Catlins Giant   Ajuga repans

  • Tough ground cover for shady areas
  • 6″ long blue flower spikes appear late spring early summer
  • Excellent choice for woodland gardens or beneath aspen groupings
  • Glossy green and bronze leaves make a beautiful contrast to summer flowering perennials.
  • Easy to grow

Hollyhock  Alcea ficifolia

  • Doubles and singles available in a wide range of colors
  • Very drought tolerant once established
  • Heat and sun loving perennial
  • Tall back ground plant
  • Hardy in zones 5 to 8

Columbine  Aquilegia caerulea

  • Drought tolerant native perennial for partial shade
  • Rabbit proof
  • Low maintenance plant that is easy to grow
  • Grows 2′ tall and wide
  • Hardy in zones 3 to 6

Silver Mound Artemisia schmidtiana

  • Drought tolerant border plant
  • Soft silver foliage in neat low mounds 14″ wide and 6″ tall
  • Deer and rabbit proof
  • Great for hot sunny areas
  • Can be grown in containers

Wine Cups  Callirhoe involucrata

  • Drought tolerant native perennial
  • Slow spreading ground cover
  • Bright fuchsia colored upright cup-shaped flowers
  • Blooms spring to mid summer
  • Hardy in zones 5 to 7

Cupid’s Dart  Catananche caerulea

  • Sun loving and moderate drought tolerance
  • Bright blue flowers all summer long
  • Grows best in full sun to light afternoon shade
  • 1′ to 2′ tall and 1′ wide
  • Hardy in zones 4 to 7

Jupiter’s Beard  Centranthus ruber

  • Very hardy drought tolerant perennial
  • Excellent performance in Santa Fe and Northern NM
  • Grows 2′ to 3′ tall and wide
  • Blooms all summer if deadheaded
  • Hardy in zones 4 to 7

Snow in Summer  Cerastium Tomentosum

  • Fast growing drought tolerant ground cover
  • Tolerates poor soils
  • Light foot traffic is tolerated
  • Grey foliage is topped with teeming white flowers in the late spring to early summer
  • Hardy to minus 40 degrees

Early Sunrise Coreopsis  Coreopsis grandiflora

  • Drought tolerant perennial for hot sunny areas
  • Blooms all summer long
  • Low maintence and easy to care for
  • Deer resistant
  • Attracts butterflies

Sunfire Coreopsis  Coreopsis grandiflora

  • Drought tolerant perennial for hot sunny areas
  • Blooms all summer long
  • Low maintence and easy to care for
  • Deer resistant
  • Attracts butterflies

Hardy Purple Ice Plant  Delosperma cooperi 

  • Drought tolerant ground cover for hot areas
  • Does not tolerate foot traffic
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Easy to grow low maintenance plant
  • Deer resistant

Hardy Yellow Ice Plant  Delosperma nubigenum 

  • Drought tolerant ground cover for hot areas
  • Does not tolerate foot traffic
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Easy to grow low maintenance plant
  • Deer resistant

Delphinium   

  • Tall background perennials in striking Blue, purple and white shades
  • Avoid areas with hot walls and reflective heat
  • Morning sun and afternoon shade
  • Blooms mid summer
  • Regular watering

Sweet William Dianthus barbatus

  • Colorful mid sized border plant
  • Blooms late spring to early summer
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
  • Grows best in morning sun

Brilliant Dianthus  Dianthus deltoides

  • Low growing hardy dianthus
  • Blooms early summer
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
  • Moderately drought tolerant once established
  • Hardy in zones 2 to 7

Purple Coneflower  Echinacea purpurea

  • Drought tolerant and sun loving
  • Large purple flowers with orange cinters
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Long lived perennial
  • Flowers Mid summer to early fall

Goblin Gaillardia  Gaillardia aristata

  • Drought tolerant, sun and heat loving perennial
  • Neat mounding 12″ tall and wide plant
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
  • Easy to grow low maintenance plant
  • Hardy in zones 4 to 7

Apricot Gaillardia  Gaillardia aristata

  • Drought tolerant, sun and heat loving perennial
  • Neat mounding 18″ tall and wide plant
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
  • Easy to grow low maintenance plant
  • Hardy in zones 5 to 7

Burgundy Gaillardia  Gaillardia aristata

  • Drought tolerant, sun and heat loving perennial
  • Neat mounding 18″ tall and wide plant
  • Deer and rabbit resistant
  • Easy to grow low maintenance plant
  • Hardy in zones 5 to 7

Gaura  Gaura lindheimeri

  • Drought tolerant perennial
  • Large back ground or accent plant growing 3′ tall and wide
  • Blooms mid summer to early fall
  • Good bee plant
  • Hardy in zones 4 to 7

Johnson’s Blue Germanium