Asked by: Olen Andino
asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th February, 2020

What flowers grow best in Indiana?

10 of the Best Perennial Flowers to Plant in Central Indiana
  • Coneflower. The purple varieties are especially popular, but these thin-petaled flowers with large, pollinator-attracting stigma come in green, orange, pink, red, white and yellow.
  • Coral Bells.
  • Daisy.
  • Daylily.
  • Foxglove.
  • Goat's Beard.
  • Hosta.
  • Ice Plant.

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Similarly, what flowers grow best in Wisconsin?

There are so many beautiful perennials to choose from, it is hard to know where to start. A few outstanding spring bloomers include creeping phlox (Phlox subulata), rock cress (Arabis), bleeding heart, and candytuft (Iberis). Including a variety of dwarf to tall iris will help add color throughout much of the spring.

One may also ask, when can you plant flowers in Indiana? Warm-season annuals (like geranium or impatiens) should be planted after frost danger passes (late April to early May in Southern Indiana, and mid May in Northern Indiana). Fall-flowering bulbs (like dahlia) and perennial flowers can also be started in the spring.

Also question is, what plants grow in Indiana?

As Mother Nature would have it, there's a group of resilient and beautiful plants that have adapted and even thrive in our Indiana clay.

Give them a try:

  • Viburnums.
  • Boxwood.
  • White Hydrangea.
  • Oakleaf Hydrangea.
  • Shrub Roses.
  • Deutzia.
  • NineBark.
  • Rose of Sharon.

What are the best low maintenance plants?

Here's our top 10 favorite low maintenance perennials:

  1. Shasta Daisy. Shasta Daisies are easy to grow.
  2. Coneflower. Coneflower is a mid-summer bloomer that's a great cut flower.
  3. Hardy Hibiscus. Hardy hibiscus loves full sun and attracts both hummingbirds and butterflies.
  4. Perennial Geranium.
  5. Hosta.
  6. Ferns.
  7. Catmint.
  8. Coreopsis.

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