Proven Perennials

The varieties listed here are St. Louis Proven Perennials.  GreenscapeGardens has personally grown these varieties for a minimum of six years with great success.  We offer over 400 varieties of Greenscape Grown Perennials.

Remember:  Best results are obtained when proper soil conditions, plant site selection, drainage, watering and fertilization is followed.

KEY

Light:  (F) Sun, (P) Partial Shade, (S) Shade


Botanical Name Common Name Height Spacing Light Bloom Time
Achillea Yarrow 18-24” 18-24”  F All Summer
Aconitum Monkshood 36-48” 12-18” P Mid Summer
Allium Chive 8-10” 2-4” F-P Spring
Anemone Japanese Anemone 30-48” 8-16” F-P Fall
Anthemis Golden Marquerite 18-24” 6-12” F-P Mid Summer
Aquileqia Colombine 8-10” 12-15” F-P Spring
Artemisia Silver Mound 8-10”  8-12” F-P All Summer
Asclepias Butterfly Flower 36-48” 18-24” F All Summer
Aster Hardy Aster 8-12” 12-18” F Fall
Astilbe False Spirea 12-30” 12-18” P-S Mid Summer
Bergenia Saxifraga 18-24” 8-16” F-P-S Spring
Buddleia Butterfly Bush 36-48” 30-36” F Summer, Fall
Campanula Bellflower 8-10” 8-16” F-P Summer, Fall
Centaurea Bachelor Button 20-30” 18-24” F-P Summer
Chrysanthemum     Hardy Mum 12-18” 10-16”    F       Fall
Convallaria Lily of the Valley  6-8”  4-8” P-S  Spring
Coreopsis Tickseed  12-24” 18-24” F All Summer
Corydalis  Yellow Corydalis    6-18”     10-16”   F-P  All Summer
Delosperma   Hardy Ice Plant  6-8”    6-12”        F   Spring
Delphinium Larkspur  24-36”   8-12”         F    Early Summer
Dianthus Sweet William   4-6”  6-12”      F  Early Summer
Dicentra  Bleeding Heart   12-18” 12-15”    F-P-S  Late Spring
Doronicum Leopardsbane 18-24” 15-18”     F-P Spring
Echinacea  Coneflower  24-30” 18-24”        F  Late Summer
Echinops  Globe Thistle   24-36” 18-24”        F   Summer
Euphorbia     Cushion Spurge 8-12”   6-12”       F   Spring
Fern “various” fern  12-60” 12-60”       P-S   Foliage
Filipendula   Meadowsweet  18-24”   18-36”     F-P Summer
Gaillardia Blanket Flower  12-24”   12-18”  Late Summer
Galium  Sweet Woodruff   6-8”  4-8”  P-S  Late Spring
Gaura Whirling Butterflies 24-30” 24-48”   Late Summer
Geranium   Cranesbill  10-18” 12-24” F-P Late Spring
Heliposis False Sunflower 24-30” 18-24” F-P  Late Summer
Hemerocallis  Daylily   12-24” 8-12”   F Mid Summer

 

Heuchera                      Coral Bells                   18-24”      12-15”        F-P      Late Spring

Hibiscus                       Rose Mallow                36-60”      36-48”        F-P      Summer

Hosta                           Plantain Lily                  12-36”      12-48”        P-S      Mid Summer

Houttuynia                    Korean Houttuynia       6-9”          4-8”            F-P-S  Summer

Hypericum                    St. John’s Wort            8-12”        6-12”          F         Late Spring

Iberis                            Candy Tuft                   8-12”        6-12”          F         Spring

Lamiastrum                   Golden Dead Nettle      10-12”      8-12”          F-P-S Spring

Lamium                        Spotted Dead Nettle     4-8”          6-8”            P-S     Late Spring

Lavandula                     English Lavender          8-12”        6-12”          F-P     Summer

Liatris                           Gayfeather                   24-36”      18-24”        F         Summer

Ligularia                       Ragwort                       36-48”      24-30”        F-P     Summer

Liriope                         Lily Turf                       8-12”        6-8”            F-P     Summer

Lobelia                         Cardinal Flower           24-36”      12-18”        F-P     Late Summer

Lupinus                        Bluebonnet                   24-36”      12-18”        F-P     Early Summer

Lysimachia                   Loosestrife                   24-36”      15-18”        F-P     Late Summer

Lythrum                        Purple Loosestrife         36-48”      24-36”        F-P    Summer

Malva                           Hollyhock Mallow        36-48”      18-24”        F        Summer

Nepeta                         Catmint, Catnip            12-15”      8-12”          F-P     Spring

Oenothera                    Evening Primrose          6-8”          6-12”          F-P     Summer

Origanum                     Ornamental Oregano    18-24”      12-18”        F          Late Summer

Paeonia                        Peony                           30-36”      36-48”        F-P     Early Summer

Papaver                        Oriental Poppy             24-30”      30-36”        F         Late Spring

Penstemon                    Beardtongue                 30-36”      18-24”        F-P     Early Summer

Perovskia                     Russian Sage                30-36”      36-48”        F          Late Summer

Physostegia                  Obedient Plant              24-36”      18-24”        F-P      Late Summer

Platycodon                   Balloon Flower             12-24”      12-18”        F-P      Late Summer

Polemonium                  Jacob’s Ladder            18-24”      12-18”        F-P      Late Spring

Polygonum                   Fleece Flower              36-48”      12-15”        F-P      Summer

Primula                         Primrose                       6-12”        8-12”          F         Spring

Pulmonaria                   Lungwort                      8-12”        8-12”          P-S      Late Spring

Pulsatilla                       Pasque Flower             8-10”        8-12”          F-P      Early Spring

Ranunculus                   Creeping Buttercup       15-18”      12-15”        F-P      Early Spring

Rodgersia                     Rodger’s Flower          12-24”      8-16”          P-S      Summer

Rudbeckia                    Black Eyed Susan         12-24”      12-18”        F-P     Late Summer

Salvia                           Meadow Sage              12-18”      10-16”        F         Summer

Saponaria                     Rock Soapwort            12-15”      8-12”          F         Mid Summer

Scabiosa                      Pincushion Flower        12-18”      10-16”        F          Late Summer

Sedum                          Stonecrop                    4-8”          4-8”            F         Summer

Sempervivum                Hens & Chicks             2-6”          4-8”            F         Foliage

Sidalcea                       Prarie Mallow               24-48”      36-48”        F          Summer

Stachys                        Lambs Ear                    12-16”      8-16”          F          Foliage

Stokesia                       Stokes’ Aster               12-18”      12-16”        F          Late Summer

Thalictrum                    Meadow Rue               36-48’      24-36”        F-P      Late Summer

Tiarella                         Foamflower                  8-12”        6-12”          P-S      Late Spring

Tricyrtis                        Toad Lily                      24-36”      18-24”        P-S     Fall

Trollius                         Globeflower                 12-24”      12-18”        F-P      Spring

Veronica                      Speedwell                    8-18”        6-12”          F-P      Summer

Viola                            Sweet Violet                 6-8”          4-8”            F-P     Spring

Yucca                          Desert Candle              30-48”      24-36”        F          Summer