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Sun Perennials

Sun Perennials

The best full sun perennials include desert plants like Agave, Delosperma, Dasylirion and Opuntia. There are also plenty of sun loving perennials from prairies and grasslands that don't mind catching some rays either.


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If photons abound in your garden, try full sun perennials like Echinacea, Helianthus and more.

If you are looking to plant sun loving flowers in your garden, then you have found the right place. Our favorite full sun perennial flowers here at Plant Delights are those that can take day after day of bright summer sun without fading or burning. The best full sun plants include desert plants like Agave, Delosperma, Dasylirion, Opuntia and Puya.

There are also plenty of sun loving perennials from prairies and grasslands around the world that don't mind catching some rays either. Our favorite sun loving plants in this category include Echinacea, Gaillardia, Rudbeckia, Coreopsis, Asclepias, Phlox, Agastache and Baptisia. Similar plants come from the sandy plains regions of the east coast and include Spigelia, Conradina and Pycnothymus.

 There are plenty of sun-loving ornamental grasses too. Some of the best full sun perennial grasses include Miscanthus, Panicum and Pennisetum but there are lots of other excellent choices.

Of course, plants that hail from lower latitudes also take full sun with ease. Examples include Cypella, Moraea, Eucomis, Scadoxus and Aloe.

There are even a few oddball full sun perennials that seem like they should be shade plants instead. The best example of this are the sun ferns which include Cheilanthes and Pellaea.

When you are ready to buy partial or full sun flowers for your garden, check out our online list of perennials for sun.