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Favorite Perennial for Full SuN?

  1. GmaGoldie profile image78
    GmaGoldieposted 5 years ago

    I have a hot spot underneath trees but the afternoon provides full sun for over 5 hours. Seeking suggestions from seasoned gardeners.

    1. Glimmer Twin Fan profile image99
      Glimmer Twin Fanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Peonies for spring/early summer- but not too close to the trees or they will compete with the tree for the nutrients.

      Echinacea for summer/late summer

      Just two of many.  Have fun planting!

    2. mvillecat profile image78
      mvillecatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I like Salvia for best results for full sun and hot conditions. Also, Mexican Petunia but this can be invasive, so be ready to pull if you do not want full cover.

  2. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 5 years ago

    i like bowles' mauve - it's easy to care for...i'm on the west coast of Canada - it grows quite well here in full sun. it may be drought tolerant as well - i can't remember

  3. Cassie Ann profile image61
    Cassie Annposted 5 years ago

    I love Black Eyed Susans, Coneflowers and Monarda (Bee Balm). They are all easy to care for - just need water!