flower boxes - Knowledgebase Question

Winthrop, Ma
Question by sarah896
April 20, 2010
I have very narrow flower boxes in front of my business and need to know what I can plant in them that will flourish.they would be getting a lot of afternoon sun!I want something full and flowery and maybe something that hangs down as well.also their care

Answer from NGA
April 20, 2010


Here are a few drought tolerant, easy care plant suggestions:
Agastache foeniculum - Anise hyssop; Artemisia; Centauria montana - Perennial bachelor?s button; Coreopsis spp.- Coreopsis; Dianthus spp. - Pinks; Echinacea purpurea - Purple cone flower; Echinops ritro - Globe thistle; Erygium spp. - Sea holly; Euphorbia sp. - Spurge; Gaillardia spp. - Blanket flower; Siberian iris; lia -Lavender; Liatris spp. - Gay feather; Nepeta spp. - Catmint; Phlox; Black-eyed Susan; Salvia; Sedum and Lamb's Ears.

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