Best Perennials For Middle Tn Nashville Area

Looking for the best perennials for Middle Tn, Nashville area? Whether you’ve just moved here, or have lived in this area for a long time, it’s a challenge to know which plants do well in our crazy weather. From hot, humid summers to zero degrees in winter, it’s often just a trial and error and a frustrating situation.

Here at Acer Landscape Services, we know what works and what doesn’t.  We’ve been planting perennials in the Nashville area for over thirty years and we want to help you get the most for your money and your time spent in the garden.

Below is a list of our favorite “tried and true” perennials for Middle Tn, Nashville area.


best full sun perennials for middle Tn nashville area

Hydrangeas and Daylilies still the show in our Franklin garden

 Best Full sun perennials For Middle Tn, Nashville area

    • Clump verbena (Verbena canadensis)
    • Coneflowers (Rudbeckia spp.)
    • Swamp sunflowers (Helianthus simulans)
    • Wormwoods (Artemisia spp.)
    • Butterfly Weed(Asclepias tuberosa)
    • False Indigo (Baptisia australis)
    • Chrysanthemums (Chrysanthemum spp.)
    • Shasta daisys (Chrysanthemum xsuperbum)
    • Hairy goldaster (Chrysopsis villosa)
    • Pinks (Dianthus spp.)
    • Hardy ageratum (Eupatorium coelestinum)
    • Joe-Pye weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
    • Gaura (Gaura Lindheimeri)
    • Daylilies (Hemerocallis spp.)
    • Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)
    • Bearded iris hybrids
    • Japanese iris (Iris Kaempferi)
    • Yellow flag iris (Iris Pseudocorus)
    • Roof iris (Iris tectorum)
    • Spike gayfeather (Liatris spicata)
    • Tiger lily (Lilium tigrinum)
    • Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
    • Common Rue (Puta graveolens)
    • Goldenrods (Solidago spp.)
    • Stokes’ aster (Stokesia laevis)
    • Red valerian (Centranthus ruber)
    • Showy primrose (Oenothera speciosa)
    • Garden phlox (Phlox paniculata)
    • Goodness Grows veronica (Veronica alpina ‘Goodness Grows’)
    • Verbenas (Verbena spp.)
    • Sages (Salvia spp.)
    • Sedums (Sedum spp.)
    • New Enland aster (Aster novae-angliae)
    • Lamb’s ear (Stachys byzantina)
    • Byzantine gladiolus (Gladiolus byzantinus)
    • Spiny Bear’s-breeches

For more information, a design quote or to set up a consultation about the best perennials for Middle Tn Nashville, area please give us a call at 615-350-8030 or use the contact form here to get in touch with us.  We’d love to talk gardening with you!

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Full Sun Perennials for Middle Tn and Nashville area

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