The Best Zone 7 Plants to Grow Regionally

Mealy-Cup Sage (Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue')

As an annual in the North, mealy-cup sage is cold-hardy in zone 7. Its vivid blue blossoms make this perennial effective with red, white, and blue color combinations.

Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Though ubiquitous, black-eyed Susan flowers are stunning. Long-blooming perennial grows 2–3 feet tall. Native perennial sun gardeners in North America should include it.

Canna Lily (Canna)

Although canna lily isn't a genuine lily, its blossoms are flamboyant. Varying leaves are a Tropicanna benefit. Rhizome-grown cannabis. To overwinter subtropical and tropical rhizomes inside in zone 7

English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender, a Mediterranean plant, just needs sunlight and well-draining soil. Bogs kill it, thus it prefers dry ground. Treat it as a perennial flower despite being a sub-shrub

Crown Imperial (Fritillaria imperialis)

Canna is a summer-blooming perennial, although crown imperial is hardy in zone 7. It provides tall plants wonderful spring color.

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Butterfly-attracting Asclepias tuberosa is also a gorgeous plant. Gather numerous plants to attract butterflies or admire their beauty. If you leave the seed pods after blooming, this perennial will spread organically

Spotted Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum)

Gardeners may build bloom sequences around it since it blooms in late summer after many perennials have finished. As a natural wetlands plant, it needs equally damp soil.