15 Best Perennial Flowers for Georgia

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Check out the stunning Perennial Flowers for Georgia that will surely bring a dash of vivid hue to your landscape and homes!

Here are the most beautiful Perennial Flowers for Georgia that you can grow in your garden for a brilliant display of colors if you live in the state!

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Best Perennial Flowers for Georgia

1. Blanket Flower

Botanical Name: Gallardia

USDA Zones: 3-10

Blanket flowers add a dash of colors to the garden bed from midsummer till fall. It loves full sunlight and prefers medium to low well-draining soil.

2. Garden Phlox


Botanical Name: Phlox paniculata

USDA Zones: 4-8

With their heady fragrance and showy display, Garden Phlox can cover your garden in blooms from early to mid-summer till fall.

3. Coneflowers

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Botanical Name: Echinacea purpurea

USDA Zones: 3-8

Another popular choice for perennial flowers in Georgia is Coneflower. With blooms that look similar to Daisies, Coneflowers attract butterflies and bees.

4. Hostas

Botanical Name: Hostas

USDA Zones: 3-8

You can grow Hostas for their stunning foliage and enjoy blooms from July to September. Its blooms attract hummingbirds and make for beautiful ground cover.

Have a look at the best types of Hostas here

5. Oriental Poppy

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Botanical Name: Papaver orientale

USDA Zones: 3-7

Add Oriental Poppy to your yard if you wish to add flair and color to the space. The papery flowers rise above the foliage from early to mid-summer.

6. Black-Eyed Susan


Botanical Name: Rudbeckia Hirta

USDA Zones: 3-9

Black-eyed Susan looks similar to a Sunflower as it belongs to the same family of Asteraceae. It’s an ideal perennial flower for Georgia as it has a long-blooming season.

7. Gerbera Daisy

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Botanical Name: Gerbera jamesonii

USDA Zones: 8-11

Gerbera Daisies produce big, showy daisies in red, yellow, and orange with a distinct yellow center. Flowers rise on slender stems in mid-summer and continue to bloom until fall.

Here’s all you need to know about growing gerbera daisy

8. Blue Wild Indigo

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Botanical Name: Baptisia australis

USDA Zones: 3-9

Blue Wild Indigo can be worth all the efforts as it can amaze you with its attractive blooms in shades of blue and purple.

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9. Rose Mallow

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Botanical Name: Hibiscus moscheutos

USDA Zones: 4-9

Rose Mallow is also called Swamp Mallow or Hardy Hibiscus. This ornamental perennial shrub can grow up to 3-7 feet in height with pink or white flowers.

10. Cardinal Flower

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Botanical Name: Lobelia cardinalis

USDA Zones: 2-9

With vibrant red-colored blooms, Cardinal Flower resembles the bright red robes of Roman Catholic cardinals, as the name suggests.

11. Shasta Daisy

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Botanical Name: Leucanthemum x superbum

USDA Zones: 5-9

These perennials with short-season can return for many years before they die out. They look similar to the Wild Oxeye Daisy though the flowers are brighter and bigger.

Check out the best daisy-like flowers here

12. Butterfly Weed

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Botanical Name: Asclepias tuberosa

USDA Zones: 3-9

The butterfly weed is a cluster-forming perennial. With bright orange blooms and contrasting foliage in green, it looks fabulous in garden beds.

13. Bird’s Foot Violet


Botanical Name: Viola Pedata

USDA Zones: 4-8

Bird’s Foot Violet grows bright blue-purple flowers and is also known as Viola Pedata. Irs bright stamens in the shade of orange add contrasting hue to the overall appearance.

Have a look at the best violet flowers here

14. Foxglove

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Botanical Name: Digitalis

USDA Zones: 4-10

Foxglove blooms in spring for 5-7 weeks. Removing the spent flowers will encourage a new flush of blooms later in the season.

15. Cherokee Rose


Botanical Name: Rosa laevigata

USDA Zones: 7-9

The state flower of Georgia is drought-tolerant and can survive in poor soil. It blooms waxy white flowers with a large golden center encircled by green leaves.

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  1. A co-worker told me about Growers Produce and I can hardly wait to pay you a visit. I am trying to do my flower beds and land scaping myself I realize it is a big job. I need flowers for beds and trees. What do you suggest something that will bloom from Spring to Fall. I need trees for privacy and beauty to line my driveway. Give an old girl some help it would be very much appreciated.



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