Perennials for Cut Flowers

Some of the best perennials for cut flowers are on this list. The flowers of those plants marked with an asterisk (*) are especially suitable for drying and preserving.

Common Names Botanical Names
Anemone Anemone
Aster Aster
Baby’s breath* Gypsophila
Bear’s breech Acanthus
Black-eyed susan Rudbeckia
Blanket flower Gaillardia
Blazing star Liatris
Boltonia Boltonia asteroides
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum
Coneflower Echinacea
Coralbells Heuchera
Coreopsis Coreopsis
Cupid’s dart Catananche caerulea
Daylily Hemerocallis
Delphinium* Delphinium
Foxglove Digitalis
Geum Geum
Globe thistle* Echinops
Golden marguerite Anthemis
Goldenrod* Solidago
Iris Iris
Lily-of-the-Nile Agapanthus orientalis
Lupine Lupinus
Oxeye sunflower Heliopsis
Peony Paeonia
Pincushion flower Scabiosa
Pink Dianthus
Plantain lily Hosta
Poppy Papaver
Red-hot poker Kniphofia
Sneezeweed Helenium
Speedwell Veronica
Stokes’ aster Stokesia
Sunflower Helianthus
Yarrow Achillea
Grasses most*