Top 12 Best Perennial Flowers for Kansas

Black-eyed Susan:Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida) grows in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 8 and is native to North America. 

Bloody Geranium: Bloody Geranium (Geranium sanguineum) blooms in late spring, but the flowers are short-lived. 

Catnip:Catnip, or catmit (Nepeta spp.), grows best in zones 3 to 9. It doubles as a stunning perennial flower and is an ideal plant for a border or hedge. 

Daylilies:Daylilies (Hemerocallis spp.) are native to Asia. However, they thrive in much of the United States, including zones 3 to 9. 

Lavender:Lavender (Lavandula spp.) is also in the Lamiaceae (mint) family. It grows best in zones 5 to 8. 

Lupine:Lupine (Lupinus spp.) is a North American native. This plant family has over 300 species. Most require full sun to thrive. They grow best in USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 10. 

Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis:This hardy perennial is best suited for zones 3 to 9. Moonbeam threadleaf coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’) blooms from summer through fall. 

Purple Coneflower:They are hardy in zones 3 to 9. Echinacea needs rich soil to thrive but will survive in poor or sandy soil.

Russian Sage:The lovely Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia) plant grows in zones 5 to 9 and is a member of the Lamiaceae (mint) family. It reaches up to three feet tall and wide but is slow to mature. 

Trumpet Creeper:Feel free to plant trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans) throughout Kanas. It is hardy in zones 4 to 9. This flower grows best in partial shade to full sun and loves heat. 

Verbena:This flower is for those living in the portions of Kansas that are in zone 7. It typically grows in zones 7 to 11.

Yarrow:This common medicinal herb grows in zones 3 to 9. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) prefers partial shade to full sun. It grows up to 36 inches tall with a similar width.