Answer: Some of the best perennials for hot, dry locations include: Lantana 'Miss Huff' (Miss Huff Lantana), Helianthus angustifolia (Swamp Sunflower), Salvia guaranitica (Hummingbird Sage), Salvia leucantha (Mexican Sage), Ruellia brittoniana (Mexican Sunflower), Rudbeckia triloba (Black Eyed Susan), Stachys byzantina (Lambs ears), Artemesia 'Silver King' (Silver King) and Kniphofia uvaria (Red Hot Poker). There are lots of other choices and the University of Georgia has a series of publications to help you find other suitable plants. Check out their website: http://georgiafaces.caes.uga.edu/getstory.cfm?storyid=1981
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