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Mid-Atlantic Gardening: Great Perennials for Dry Soil

Regional Gardening, Best Perennials, Mid-Atlantic Gardening


Perennial flowers are fabulous additions to our gardens. When carefully selected, waves after waves of colorful blooms will be enjoyed in your Mid-Atlantic garden from spring to fall. Reliable plants, they come back stronger and bigger when winter turns to spring, ready to start another spectacular show. However, some flower beds or borders may be located in hot, dry places.

Selecting the right perennial plant that will thrive in such inhospitable locations might be challenging for Mid-Atlantic gardeners. If you are looking for beautiful, low-maintenance and hardy perennial plants that will sail through the challenges of the seasons in the Mid-Atlantic region, you may want to consider these top performing perennial varieties. As you will note, some of them have also received the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society!

Guide Information

Hardiness 5 - 7
Heat Zones 3 - 6
Plant Type Perennials
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Tolerance Dry Soil
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Guide Information

Hardiness 5 - 7
Heat Zones 3 - 6
Plant Type Perennials
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Tolerance Dry Soil
Mid-Atlantic Plant Combination Ideas Mid-Atlantic Guides

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