Perennials for Sun at Plant Paradise Country Gardens

The number of different perennials for sun is staggering. Many perennials for sun are also beneficial for butterflies, bees and pollinators. We continue ongoing trials of new perennials for sun every year at Plant Paradise Country Gardens. With the information we discover, only the best-of-the-best perennials remain in our perennial catalog.
Most perennials for sun can tolerate some degree of shade. If you find your sun perennials are not growing very well, it might be because they are planted in too much shade.
There are many different hybrid cultivars of the same plant family. For example, Monarda is the botanical name and the name that follows is the cultivar name, as in Monarda ‘Purple Rooster’. Each named cultivar in the same botanical family has its own unique set of different traits which could include a different height, bloom colour and disease resistance along with other features.

These plants have many characteristics that make them our top 8 perennials for sun. All for sale at Plant Paradise Country Gardens.

Monarda 'Purple Rooster'

Monarda 'Purple Rooster'


Heliopsis 'Loraine Sunshine'


(false sunflower)




Pennisetum 'Red Head'

Pennisetum 'Red Head'

(hardy ornamental grass)

Allium 'Millenium'

(ornamental onion)

Veronica 'Very van Gogh'


Echinops 'Blue Glow'

(globe thistle)

Sedum 'Class Act'

Sedum 'Class Act'