9 Plants Thatll Make Your Southern California Garden Flourish via Penstemon Many of the plants bees like best have large, tubular flowers with petals that act as a landing platform. Penstemon, like this red variety, fit the bill. - My Garden Your
Perennial growing — Taller plants for the back of the border include Lillies, Acanthus, Delphiniums, Lavatera (Tree Mallow), Echinops (Globe Thistle) and Red Hot Pokers. Hollyhocks and Foxgloves give a real cottage garden look to your borders.
15 Impossible-to-Kill Outdoor Plants Dianthus: Especially on a warm day, this flowering plant’s lovely fragrance will greet you long before you spot the beautiful blossoms in shades of purple, pink, white, and lavender.
If you live in a hot, dry climate, choose perennials that thrive in those conditions. Heliopsis and Coreopsis have roots in the American prairie, so you know these flowering beauties will keep on blooming even though temperatures and rainfall fluctuate