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125 Flowers that Start with “S”

Snapdragon flower

Here is our expansive gallery and directory featuring flowers that start with "S". Each s-flower in this list includes key growing info such as sun needs, water preferences and more. Great list.

Below is our expansive gallery and directory featuring flowers that start with “S”.

Snapdragon, an old garden favorite, is the featured flower in this category.

It is so-called because the flowers are dragon-shaped and appear like they open and close. Flowers bloom in all variety of the rainbow colors even including bicolors. They are classified according to height: trailing, dwarf (4-8″ tall), short (8-12″ tall), intermediate (12-24″ tall) and tall (24-36″ tall).

The short varieties are great for beddings, border fronts, window boxes, containers and edgings. The taller ones would be ideal for borders and cutting gardens while the intermediate ones come in between as borders and mixed beddings.

Below is our entire gallery showcasing these flowers.

Sage (Salvia daghestanica)

sage_Salvia daghestanica

Common Name: Sage
Scientific Name: Salvia daghestanica
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.5 – 7.5
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
Height At Maturity: 3-4”
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sage (Salvia nemorosa)

sage_Salvia nemorosa

Common Name: Sage
Scientific Name: Salvia nemorosa
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.5 to 6.4
Flower Color: Lavender to violet blue
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, fragrant, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 18-36”
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)

Carnegiea gigantea

Common Name: Saguaro
Scientific Name: Carnegiea gigantea
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.6 to 7.5
Flower Color: Creamy-white
Special Characteristics: Edible fruit
Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Height At Maturity: 1-480″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Evergreen

Sand Dollar Cactus (Astrophytum asterias)


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Astrophytum asterias

Common Name: Sand Dollar Cactus
Scientific Name: Astrophytum asterias
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Flower Color: Orange, White
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
Hardiness Zone(s): 10
Height At Maturity: 1-6″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Sub Type: Houseplant

Sand phlox (Phlox bifida)

sand phlox_Phlox bifida

Common Name: Sand phlox
Scientific Name: Phlox bifida
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5 to 6
Flower Color: Pale blue to nearly white
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 3-6″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Scarlet Buckeye (Aesculus Pavia)

Scarlet Buckeye_Aesculus pavia-part sun to full sun

Common Name: Scarlet Buckeye
Scientific Name: Aesculus Pavia
Type: Shrub
Water: Moderate
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.5
Flower Color: Pink, Red
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Showy Flowers, Poisonous
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 144″ to 180″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Sub Type: Deciduous

Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus Coccineus)

Echinocereus coccineus

Common Name: Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus
Scientific Name: Echinocereus Coccineus
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Flower Color: Red
Special Characteristics: Container, Tolerates Drought, Showy Flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 11
Height At Maturity: 6″ to 12″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Evergreen

Scarlet rose mallow (Hibiscus coccineus)

scarlet rose mallow_Hibiscus coccineus

Common Name: Scarlet rose mallow
Scientific Name: Hibiscus coccineus
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 6.5 to. 6.8
Flower Color: Deep red
Special Characteristics: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
Height At Maturity: 36-72″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Scarlet sage (Salvia splendens)

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Common Name: Scarlet Sage
Scientific Name: Salvia splendens
Type: Perennial
Water: Moderate moisture
Soil PH: 6.0 to 7.5
Flower Color: Red
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, container, deer resistant, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
Height At Maturity: 24″ to 48″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Scarlet strawberry (Fragaria virginiana)

scarlet strawberry_Fragaria virginiana

Common Name: Scarlet strawberry
Scientific Name: Fragaria virginiana
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.0 to 6.5
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds, deer-resistant, showy flowers, edible
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 4-7”
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Scotts clematis (Clematis scottii)

Scott's clematis_Clematis scottii

Common Name: Scotts clematis
Scientific Name: Clematis scottii
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 7-8
Flower Color: Deep blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 7
Height At Maturity: 9-12″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sea holly (Eryngium planum)

sea holly_Eryngium planum

Common Name: Sea holly
Scientific Name: Eryngium planum
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 5.8 – 6.8
Flower Color: Steel blue
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 24-36′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sea thrift (Armeria maritima)

sea thrift_Armeria maritima

Common Name: Sea thrift
Scientific Name: Armeria maritima
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 5.5-7.5
Flower Color: Pink to white
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 6-12′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sensitive fern (Onoclea sensibilis)

sensitive-fern_Onoclea-sensibilis

Common Name: Sensitive fern
Scientific Name: Onoclea sensibilis
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 5 – 6.5
Flower Color: Non-flowering
Special Characteristics: Cut flowers, Container, Easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36″-48″
Sun: Full Shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana “Stella”)

Serbian bellflower_Campanula poscharskyana 'Stella'

Common Name: Serbian bellflower
Scientific Name: Campanula poscharskyana “Stella”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Deep blue
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy to grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 3-6″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana)

Serbian bellflower_Campanula poscharskyana

Common Name: Serbian bellflower
Scientific Name: Campanula poscharskyana
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Lavender-blue
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 3-6″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Seven Stars (Ariocarpus furfuraceus)

Ariocarpus furfuraceus

Common Name: Seven Stars
Scientific Name: Ariocarpus furfuraceus
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
Flower Color: Pink, yellow
Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Height At Maturity: 1-6″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Sub Type: Houseplant

Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum × Superbum)

Shasta -Daisy_Leucanthemum-×-Superbum

Common Name: Shasta Daisy
Scientific Name: Leucanthemum × Superbum
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: White rays with yellow center
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Container
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 24″-36″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Shining blue star (Amsonia illustris)

shining blue star_Amsonia illustris

Common Name: Shining blue star
Scientific Name: Amsonia illustris
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.8-7.2
Flower Color: Light blue
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 24-36″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Shooting Star Flower (Dodecatheon meadia)

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Shooting-Star-Flower_Dodecatheon-meadia

Common Name: Shooting Star Flower
Scientific Name: Dodecatheon meadia
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-7
Flower Color: White, pink, purple
Special Characteristics: Easy-to-grow, Container, Attracts birds, Cut flowers, Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 9″-18″
Sun: Full Shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Showy milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)

showy milkweed_Asclepias speciosa

Common Name: Showy milkweed
Scientific Name: Asclepias speciosa
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5.8 – 7.2
Flower Color: Purplish rose
Special Characteristics: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
Height At Maturity: 6-36″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Showy stonecrop (Sedum spectabile)

Showy-stonecrop_Sedum-spectabile

Common Name: Showy stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum spectabile
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
Flower Color: Deep rose
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Container
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
Height At Maturity: 12″-18″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Shrub Rose (Rosa)

Shrub Rose_Rosa-full sun

Common Name: Shrub Rose
Scientific Name: Rosa
Type: Shrub
Water: Moderate
Soil PH: 6.5
Flower Color: Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, White, Purple
Special Characteristics: Container, attracts birds and butterflies, Showy Flowers, Fragrant, Cut Flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 10
Height At Maturity: 12″ to 240″
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla “Jack Frost”)

Siberian bugloss_Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

Common Name: Siberian bugloss
Scientific Name: Brunnera macrophylla “Jack Frost”
Type: Perennial
Water: Needs moderate moisture
Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.0
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-18”
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla “Looking Glass”)

Siberian bugloss_Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass'

Common Name: Siberian bugloss
Scientific Name: Brunnera macrophylla “Looking Glass”
Type: Perennial
Water: Needs moderate moisture
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
Height At Maturity: 6-18″
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Siberian bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla)

Siberian bugloss_Brunnera macrophylla

Common Name: Siberian bugloss
Scientific Name: Brunnera macrophylla
Type: Perennial
Water: Needs moderate moisture
Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.3
Flower Color: Intense blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-18”
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla)

Siberian-Bugloss_Brunnera-macrophylla

Common Name: Siberian Bugloss
Scientific Name: Brunnera macrophylla
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.3
Flower Color: Intense blue
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, tolerates rabbit
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-18′
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Siberian Iris (Iris Sibirica)

Siberian-Iris_Iris-Sibirica

Common Name: Siberian Iris
Scientific Name: Iris Sibirica
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 5.5 to 6.9
Flower Color: Deep purple
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Cut flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36″-48″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Siberian larkspur (Delphinium grandiflorum)

Delphinium grandiflorum

Common Name: Siberian larkspur
Scientific Name: Delphinium grandiflorum
Type: Perennial
Water: Needs moderate moisture
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 7
Height At Maturity: 12-24″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens)

Siberian Peashrub_Caragana arborescens-full sun

Common Name: Siberian Peashrub
Scientific Name: Caragana Arborescens
Type: Shrub
Water: Dry to Medium
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought, Showy Flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 7
Height At Maturity: 180″ to 240″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Deciduous

Silky wormwood (Artemisia frigida)

silky wormwood_Artemisia frigida

Common Name: Silky wormwood
Scientific Name: Artemisia frigida
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 7.5-7.7
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 10
Height At Maturity: 3-18″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Silver sage (Salvia argentea)

silver sage_Salvia argentea

Common Name: Silver sage
Scientific Name: Salvia argentea
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: White tinged with pink
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow,
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-36′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Houseplant

Silver spurflower (Plectranthus argentatus)

silver spurflower_Plectranthus argentatus

Common Name: Silver spurflower
Scientific Name: Plectranthus argentatus
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Bluish-white
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
Height At Maturity: 2-3′
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Houseplant

Silver Torch (Cleistocactus hyalacanthus)

Cleistocactus tarijensis

Common Name: Silver Torch
Scientific Name: Cleistocactus hyalacanthus
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 7-8
Flower Color: Red
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, attracts hummingbirds, container
Hardiness Zone(s): 9-10
Height At Maturity: 24-72″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Sub Type: Houseplant

Silver Torch Cactus (Cleistocactus strausii)

Cleistocactus strausii

Common Name: Silver Torch Cactus
Scientific Name: Cleistocactus strausii
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 7-8
Flower Color: Red
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, attracts hummingbirds, container
Hardiness Zone(s): 9-10
Height At Maturity: 24-72″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Sub Type: Houseplant

Small globe thistle (Echinops ritro “Veitch’s Blue”)

small globe thistle_Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

Common Name: Small globe thistle
Scientific Name: Echinops ritro “Veitch’s Blue”
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5.0 – 6.0
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 18-24″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Small globe thistle (Echinops ritro)

small globe thistle_Echinops ritro

Common Name: Small globe thistle
Scientific Name: Echinops ritro
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5.0 – 6.0
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, cut flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36-48″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Small leaf spiderwort (Tradescantia fluminensis)

small-leaf spiderwort_Tradescantia fluminensis

Common Name: Small leaf spiderwort
Scientific Name: Tradescantia fluminensis
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.1 to 6.5
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 12
Height At Maturity: 3-6′
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Small-flowered anemone (Anemone parviflora)

small-flowered anemone_Anemone parviflora

Common Name: Small-flowered anemone
Scientific Name: Anemone parviflora
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 4.3-8
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
Height At Maturity: 3-9″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Smoke Tree (Cotinus Coggygria)

Smoke Tree_Cotinus coggygria-part sun to full sun

Common Name: Smoke Tree
Scientific Name: Cotinus Coggygria
Type: Shrub
Water: Moderate
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Special Characteristics: Easy to grow, Tolerate deer, Tolerate Drought
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
Height At Maturity: 120″ to 180″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Deciduous

Smooth phlox (Phlox glaberrima)

smooth phlox_Phlox glaberrima

Common Name: Smooth phlox
Scientific Name: Phlox glaberrima
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.1-7.5
Flower Color: Reddish purple to pink, some white
Special Characteristics: Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, fragrant, cut flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-48″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus)

12-snapdragon_antirrhinum-majus

Common Name: Snapdragon
Scientific Name: Antirrhinum majus
Type: Annual
Water: Needs moderate moisture
Soil PH: 5.5 to 6.2
Flower Color: Green, Orange, Pink, Red, White
Special Characteristics: Container
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 10
Height At Maturity: 1′ to 8′
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sneezeweed (Achillea ptarmica)

Sneezeweed_Achillea-ptarmica

Common Name: Sneezeweed
Scientific Name: Achillea ptarmica
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5.5-6.8
Flower Color: White (double)
Special Characteristics: Cut flowers, Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
Height At Maturity: 9″ to 18″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sneezeweed (Helenium “Helbro” MARDI GRAS)

sneezeweed_Helenium 'Helbro' MARDI GRAS

Common Name: Sneezeweed
Scientific Name: Helenium “Helbro” MARDI GRAS
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Yellow and red rays with brown centers
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-36″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sneezeweed (Helenium “Moerheim Beauty”)

sneezeweed_Helenium 'Moerheim Beauty'

Common Name: Sneezeweed
Scientific Name: Helenium “Moerheim Beauty”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 6.1 to 6.5
Flower Color: Bronze/red
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-18”
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sneezeweed (Helenium “Zimbelstern”)

sneezeweed_Helenium 'Zimbelstern'

Common Name: Sneezeweed
Scientific Name: Helenium “Zimbelstern”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 5.5-7.0
Flower Color: Yellow rays and bronze center disks
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-48″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)

sneezeweed_Helenium autumnale

Common Name: Sneezeweed
Scientific Name: Helenium autumnale
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.8 – 7.2
Flower Color: Yellow rays and dull yellow center disks
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36-60″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sneezeweed (Helenium Wyndley)

sneezeweed_Helenium 'Wyndley'

Common Name: Sneezeweed
Scientific Name: Helenium Wyndley
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 6.1 to 6.5
Flower Color: Copper-yellow rays and brown center disk
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-36″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Snow-in-summer (Cerastium tomentosum)

snow-in-summer_Cerastium tomentosum

Common Name: Snow-in-summer
Scientific Name: Cerastium tomentosum
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6 to 7
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
Height At Maturity: 6-12′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Snowball Cactus (Mammillaria Candida)

Mammillaria candida

Common Name: Snowball Cactus
Scientific Name: Mammillaria Candida
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Flower Color: Yellow, White
Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought, Easy to grow, Container
Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
Height At Maturity: 6″ to 12″
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Snowball Cactus (Parodia Scopa)

Parodia scopa

Common Name: Snowball Cactus
Scientific Name: Parodia Scopa
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry to Medium
Soil PH: 6.1 to 78
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Container, Tolerates Drought
Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
Height At Maturity: 6″ to 24″
Sun: Full Sun to Prat Shade

Snowdrop windflower (Anemone sylvestris)

snowdrop windflower_Anemone sylvestris

Common Name: Snowdrop windflower
Scientific Name: Anemone sylvestris
Type: Perennial
Water: Needs moderate moisture
Soil PH: 5.5-6.8
Flower Color: White with yellow stamens
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, fragrant, easy to grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-18”
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Soapwort (Saponaria × lempergii “Max Frei”)

soapwort_Saponaria × lempergii 'Max Frei'

Common Name: Soapwort
Scientific Name: Saponaria × lempergii “Max Frei”
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.6 to 7.5
Flower Color: Pink
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
Height At Maturity: 9-15″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis “Flore Pleno”)

soapwort_Saponaria officinalis 'Flore Pleno'

Common Name: Soapwort
Scientific Name: Saponaria officinalis “Flore Pleno”
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5.5-7.0
Flower Color: Pink
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow, fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-24′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Society garlic (Tulbaghia violacea)

society garlic_Tulbaghia violacea

Common Name: Society garlic
Scientific Name: Tulbaghia violacea
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.6 – 7.5
Flower Color: Lilac-pink
Special Characteristics: Fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 10
Height At Maturity: 6-12″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Herb

Solanum (Solanum)

Solanum_Solanum-part sun to full sun

Common Name: Solanum
Scientific Name: Solanum
Type: Shrub
Water: Moderate
Soil PH: 6.5 to 7.5
Flower Color: Violet, White, Lavander
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, Attracts birds and butterflies
Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
Height At Maturity: 60″ to 96″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Deciduous

Solitary clematis (Clematis integrifolia)

solitary clematis_Clematis integrifolia

Common Name: Solitary clematis
Scientific Name: Clematis integrifolia
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
Height At Maturity: 18-36″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum biflorum)

Solomon's-seal_Polygonatum-biflorum

Common Name: Solomon’s seal
Scientific Name: Polygonatum biflorum
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 6-7
Flower Color: Greenish white
Special Characteristics: Cut flowers, Container, Fragrant, Easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12″-36″
Sun: Full Shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum odoratum)

Solomon's seal_Polygonatum odoratum

Common Name: Solomon’s seal
Scientific Name: Polygonatum odoratum
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 5.8-6.5
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Fragrant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 18-24”
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sorrel (Oxalis articulata subsp. rubra)

sorrel_Oxalis articulata subsp. rubra

Common Name: Sorrel
Scientific Name: Oxalis articulata subsp. rubra
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.6 to 9.0
Flower Color: Mauve pink
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 10
Height At Maturity: 3-9″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sorrel (Rumex acetosa)

sorrel_Rumex acetosa

Common Name: Sorrel
Scientific Name: Rumex acetosa
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 3.5-8.5
Flower Color: Green turning reddish with age
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow, container
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 7
Height At Maturity: 4-6″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Herb

Sotol Plant (Dasylirion)

Sotol Plant_Dasylirion-full sun

Common Name: Sotol Plant
Scientific Name: Dasylirion
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry to Medium
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Special Characteristics: Tolerates Drought, Edible
Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 10
Height At Maturity: 36″ to 96″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Evergreen

Southern blue flag (Iris virginica)

southern blue flag_Iris virginica

Common Name: Southern blue flag
Scientific Name: Iris virginica
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 5.5 to 7.5
Flower Color: Violet blue with yellow and white crested falls
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 12-36′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Southernwood (Artemisia abrotanum)

southernwood_Artemisia abrotanum

Common Name: Southernwood
Scientific Name: Artemisia abrotanum
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5.5-7.5
Flower Color: Yellowish-white
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow, fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36-48″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Herb

Species iris (Iris spuria)

species iris_Iris spuria

Common Name: Species iris
Scientific Name: Iris spuria
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.0 to 6.5
Flower Color: Blue, white, purple, wine or brown
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 24-60″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Speedwell (Veronica liwanensis)

speedwell_Veronica liwanensis

Common Name: Speedwell
Scientific Name: Veronica liwanensis
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.2 – 7.6
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
Height At Maturity: 1-3′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Speedwell (Veronica peduncularis)

speedwell_Veronica peduncularis

Common Name: Speedwell
Scientific Name: Veronica peduncularis
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: White with pink veins cultivars dark blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
Height At Maturity: 4-6”
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spider flower (Cleome hassleriana)

17-spider-flower_cleome-hassleriana

Common Name: Spider flower
Scientific Name: Cleome hassleriana
Type: Annual
Water: Moderate moisture can tolerate slight drought
Soil PH: 6.0 to 7.0
Flower Color: Pink and White (also bicolor)
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies / Fall color
Hardiness Zone(s): 2 through 11
Sun: Plenty of Sun

Spider lily (Tradescantia pallida “Purpurea”)

spider lily_Tradescantia pallida 'Purpurea'

Common Name: Spider lily
Scientific Name: Tradescantia pallida “Purpurea”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.6-6.0
Flower Color: Pink
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
Height At Maturity: 3-9′
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spider lily (Tradescantia virginiana)

spider lily_Tradescantia virginiana

Common Name: Spider lily
Scientific Name: Tradescantia virginiana
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.8 – 6.8
Flower Color: Blue to violet-blue, rarely rose or white
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
Height At Maturity: 18-36′
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spiderwort (Tradescantia longipes)

spiderwort_Tradescantia longipes

Common Name: Spiderwort
Scientific Name: Tradescantia longipes
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.6 to 6.0
Flower Color: Purple, bluish-purple
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
Height At Maturity: 6-9′
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spiked speedwell (Veronica spicata)

spiked speedwell_Veronica spicata

Common Name: Spiked speedwell
Scientific Name: Veronica spicata
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.5-6.2
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow, cut flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 24-30”
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea)

21 Spinach_annual full sun

Common Name: Spinach
Scientific Name: Spinacia oleracea
Type: Annual
Water: Needs Moderate Moisture
Soil PH: 6.5 to 6.8
Flower Color: Non-flowering
Special Characteristics: Easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 2-11
Height At Maturity: 6″ to 12″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Vegetable

Spineless jade agave (Agave desmetiana)

spineless jade agave_Agave desmetiana

Common Name: Spineless jade agave
Scientific Name: Agave desmetiana
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 8 to 10
Height At Maturity: 12-36″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spiny lilac flower cactus (Acanthocalycium klimpelianum)

Acanthocalycium klimpelianum

Common Name: Spiny lilac flower cactus
Scientific Name: Acanthocalycium klimpelianum
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
Flower Color: Purple, white
Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 10-11
Height At Maturity: 1-6″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Sub Type: Houseplant

Spotted bellflower (Campanula punctata)

spotted bellflower_Campanula punctata

Common Name: Spotted bellflower
Scientific Name: Campanula punctata
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: White to pale pink with purple inside spotting
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 7
Height At Maturity: 6-12″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spotted deadnettle (Lamium maculatum “Red Nancy”)

Lamium maculatum 'Red Nancy'

Common Name: Spotted deadnettle
Scientific Name: Lamium maculatum “Red Nancy”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 7.4-7.6
Flower Color: Rose red to red-purple
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 5-8”
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spotted deadnettle (Lamium maculatum “White Nancy”)

Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'

Common Name: Spotted deadnettle
Scientific Name: Lamium maculatum “White Nancy”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 5-8”
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spotted deadnettle (Lamium maculatum)

spotted-deadnettle_Lamium-maculatum

Common Name: Spotted deadnettle
Scientific Name: Lamium maculatum
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-7.8
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 5-8”
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spring vetch (Lathyrus vernus)

spring vetch_Lathyrus vernus

Common Name: Spring vetch
Scientific Name: Lathyrus vernus
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.6 to 7.5
Flower Color: Blue/violet
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 6-12′
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spruce Tree (Picea)

Spruce Tree_Picea-full sun

Common Name: Spruce Tree
Scientific Name: Picea
Type: Tree, Shrub
Water: Moderate
Soil PH: 6 to 7.5
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 5′ to 60′
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
Sub Type: Evergreen

Spurge (Euphorbia amygdaloides)

spurge_Euphorbia amygdaloides

Common Name: Spurge
Scientific Name: Euphorbia amygdaloides
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5-8
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-20”
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spurge (Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii)

spurge_Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii

Common Name: Spurge
Scientific Name: Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Greenish-yellow
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 8
Height At Maturity: 24-36′
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Spurge (Euphorbia rigida)

spurge_Euphorbia rigida

Common Name: Spurge
Scientific Name: Euphorbia rigida
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Green with showy yellow bracts
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, container
Hardiness Zone(s): 7 to 10
Height At Maturity: 12-24′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

St. John’s Wort Plant (Hypericum)

St. John's Wort Plant_Hypericum spp.-part sun to full sun

Common Name: St. John’s Wort Plant
Scientific Name: Hypericum
Type: Shrub
Water: Moderate
Soil PH: 5.5 to 7.0
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Showy Flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36″ to 48″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Deciduous

Star Plant (Astrophytum Ornatum)

Astrophytum ornatum

Common Name: Star Plant
Scientific Name: Astrophytum Ornatum
Type: Cactus Succulent
Water: Dry to Medium
Soil PH: 5.1 to 6
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Container, Tolerates Drought
Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
Height At Maturity: 12″ to 18″
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade

Star Rock (Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus)

Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus

Common Name: Star Rock
Scientific Name: Ariocarpus kotschoubeyanus
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.1-7.8
Flower Color: Pink, purple
Special Characteristics: Container, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 8-11
Height At Maturity: 1-6″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Sub Type: Houseplant

Stinking hellebore (Helleborus foetidus)

stinking-hellebore_Helleborus-foetidus

Common Name: Stinking hellebore
Scientific Name: Helleborus foetidus
Type: Perennial
Water: Needs moderate moisture
Soil PH: 6.5 – 7.5
Flower Color: Greenish-white
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, fragrant, easy to grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 12-24″
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Stinking iris (Iris foetidissima)

stinking iris_Iris foetidissima

Common Name: Stinking iris
Scientific Name: Iris foetidissima
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 7
Flower Color: Pale lilac
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
Height At Maturity: 6-12″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Stokes aster (Stokesia laevis)

Stokes' aster_Stokesia laevis

Common Name: Stokes aster
Scientific Name: Stokesia laevis
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 4-6
Flower Color: Blue
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 12-24′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Stonecrop (Sedum aizoon)

stonecrop_Sedum aizoon

Common Name: Stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum aizoon
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.5-7.5
Flower Color: Bright yellow
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, tolerates rabbit, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-20”
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Stonecrop (Sedum lineare)

stonecrop_Sedum lineare

Common Name: Stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum lineare
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
Height At Maturity: 4-6″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Stonecrop (Sedum makinoi “Ogon”)

stonecrop_Sedum makinoi 'Ogon'

Common Name: Stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum makinoi “Ogon”
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.5-7.5
Flower Color: Yellow-green
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 9
Height At Maturity: 3″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Stonecrop (Sedum rupestre)

stonecrop_Sedum rupestre

Common Name: Stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum rupestre
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 7
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Tolerates rabbit, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
Height At Maturity: 3-6′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Stonecrop (Sedum)

19-Sedum

Common Name: Stonecrop
Scientific Name: Sedum
Type: Perennial
Water: moderate to dry
Soil PH: 6.8 to 7.5
Flower Color: Rosy pink buds turning to red
Special Characteristics: attracts birds and butterflies, container
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
Height At Maturity: 12″ to 24″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Strawberry foxglove (Digitalis × mertonensis)

strawberry foxglove_Digitalis × mertonensis

Common Name: Strawberry foxglove
Scientific Name: Digitalis × mertonensis
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.6 to 7.5
Flower Color: Coppery rose
Special Characteristics: Attracts hummingbirds, deer-resistant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36-48″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus Stramineus)

Echinocereus stramineus

Common Name: Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus
Scientific Name: Echinocereus Stramineus
Type: Cactus/Succulent
Water: Dry
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Flower Color: Red, Pink, Purple
Special Characteristics: Attracts Birds and Butterflies, Container, Showy Flowers, Tolerates Drought
Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 11
Height At Maturity: 1″ to 12″
Sun: Full Sun

Sumac Plant (Rhus)

Sumac Plant_Rhus-part sun to full sun

Common Name: Sumac Plant
Scientific Name: Rhus
Type: Shrub
Water: Moderate
Soil PH: 6.8 to 7.2
Flower Color: Green, Yellow
Special Characteristics: Tolerates Rabbit, Tolerates Drought
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 15′ to 25′
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
Sub Type: Evergreen

Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus)

3 Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus)

Common Name: Sunflower
Scientific Name: Helianthus Annuus
Type: Annual
Water: Moderate moisture to tolerate drought
Soil PH: 6.0 to 7.5
Flower Color: Yellow, red, mahogany, bicolor rays with brown to purple center disk
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, container and deer-resistant
Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
Height At Maturity: 3′ to 20′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: groundcover

Sunflower (Helianthus divaricatus)

sunflower_Helianthus divaricatus

Common Name: Sunflower
Scientific Name: Helianthus divaricatus
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 4-7
Flower Color: Yellow rays with darker yellow center disk
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 8
Height At Maturity: 24-72′
Sun: Part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sunflower (Helianthus occidentalis)

sunflower_Helianthus occidentalis

Common Name: Sunflower
Scientific Name: Helianthus occidentalis
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.8-7.2
Flower Color: Orange-yellow rays and yellow disks
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 24-48′
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

swamp-milkweed_Asclepias-incarnata

Common Name: Swamp milkweed
Scientific Name: Asclepias incarnata
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 5.6-6
Flower Color: White, pink, mauve
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 6
Height At Maturity: 45″-60″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Swan river daisy (Brachycome iberidifolia)

15-swan-river-daisy_brachycome-iberidifolia

Common Name: Swan river daisy
Scientific Name: Brachycome iberidifolia
Type: Annual
Water: Tolerates Drought
Soil PH: 5.5 to 8
Flower Color: Lavender, blue, violet, yellow or white rays with yellow to black centers
Special Characteristics: Container, Easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 10
Height At Maturity: 0″ to 12″
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Swedish ivy (Plectranthus verticillatus)

swedish-ivy_plectranthus-verticillatus

Common Name: Swedish ivy
Scientific Name: Plectranthus verticillatus
Type: Annual
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.5
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Container
Hardiness Zone(s): 10 to 11
Height At Maturity: 24″ to 36″
Sun: Full Shade, Partial Shade
Sub Type: Herb

Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima)

Lobularia maritima

Common Name: Sweet alyssum
Scientific Name: Lobularia maritima
Type: Annual
Water: Moderate moisture. Drought tolerant
Soil PH: 5.6 to 7.6
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 9
Height At Maturity: 0″ to 12″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweet coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa “Henry Eilers”)

sweet coneflower_Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Henry Eilers'

Common Name: Sweet coneflower
Scientific Name: Rudbeckia subtomentosa “Henry Eilers”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6-8
Flower Color: Yellow rays with brown center disk
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow, cut flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36-60″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweet coneflower (Rudbeckia subtomentosa)

sweet coneflower_Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Common Name: Sweet coneflower
Scientific Name: Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 6.8 to 7.7
Flower Color: Yellow rays and brownish purple center disks
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, showy flowers, cut flowers, fragrant, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 36-60″
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweet fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

sweet fennel_Foeniculum vulgare

Common Name: Sweet fennel
Scientific Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 4.8 to 8.2
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, deer-resistant, fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
Height At Maturity: 48-72″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Herb

Sweet flag (Acorus calamus “Variegatus”)

sweet flag_Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Common Name: Sweet flag
Scientific Name: Acorus calamus “Variegatus”
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 5.5 – 6.5
Flower Color: Green
Special Characteristics: Easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 10
Height At Maturity: 18-24′
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Aquatic

Sweet goldenrod (Solidago odora)

sweet goldenrod_Solidago odora

Common Name: Sweet goldenrod
Scientific Name: Solidago odora
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.1 to 7.8
Flower Color: Yellow
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, showy flowers, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 9
Height At Maturity: 24-48″
Sun: 4 to 9
Sub Type: Herb

Sweet majoram (Origanum majorana)

sweet majoram_Origanum majorana

Common Name: Sweet majoram
Scientific Name: Origanum majorana
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 6.1 – 8.5
Flower Color: White to pale pink
Special Characteristics: Deer-resistant, fragrant, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 9 to 10
Height At Maturity: 6-12″
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Herb

Sweet Pea (Lathryrus odoratus)

7 Sweet Pea (Lathryrus odoratus)

Common Name: Sweet Pea
Scientific Name: Lathryrus odoratus
Type: Annual
Water: Medium Moisture
Soil PH: 5.8 to 7.0
Flower Color: Cultivars in all colors except yellow
Hardiness Zone(s): 2 to 11
Height At Maturity: 3′ to 8′
Sun: Full Sun
Sub Type: Fragrant

Sweet pepperbush (Clethra alnifolia)

Summersweet Plant_Clethra alnifolia-part shade to full shade

Common Name: Sweet pepperbush
Scientific Name: Clethra alnifolia
Type: Shrub
Water: Tolerates wet soil
Soil PH: 5.1-7.5
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Attracts butterflies, showy flowers, fragrant, easy to grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
Height At Maturity: 36-98″
Sun: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Sub Type: Deciduous

Sweet pitcher plant (Sarracenia rubra)

sweet pitcher plant_Sarracenia rubra

Common Name: Sweet pitcher plant
Scientific Name: Sarracenia rubra
Type: Perennial
Water: Wet
Soil PH: 3-5
Flower Color: Maroon-dark red
Special Characteristics: Fragrant, showy flowers, container
Hardiness Zone(s): 6 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12” to 18
Sun: Full sun
Sub Type: Houseplant

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)

sweet William_Dianthus barbatus

Common Name: Sweet William
Scientific Name: Dianthus barbatus
Type: Perennial, Annual
Water: Medium
Soil PH: 5.8 to 6.8
Flower Color: Red, pink, white, bicolor
Special Characteristics: Attracts birds and butterflies, showy flowers, fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s): 3 to 9
Height At Maturity: 1′ to 2′
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: evergreen

Sweet William silene (Silene armeria)

sweet William silene_Silene armeria

Common Name: Sweet William silene
Scientific Name: Silene armeria
Type: Perennial
Water: Dry to medium
Soil PH: 5.8-7.2
Flower Color: Rose pink
Special Characteristics: Showy flowers
Hardiness Zone(s): 5 to 8
Height At Maturity: 12-16”
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Sweetscented bedstraw (Galium odoratum)

sweetscented bedstraw_Galium odoratum

Common Name: Sweetscented bedstraw
Scientific Name: Galium odoratum
Type: Perennial
Water: Medium to wet
Soil PH: 4.3-8.3
Flower Color: White
Special Characteristics: Fragrant, easy-to-grow
Hardiness Zone(s): 4 to 8
Height At Maturity: 8-12″
Sun: Part shade to full shade
Sub Type: Groundcover

Snapdragons symbolize both graciousness and deception. It is also believed that these flowers can protect from witchcraft. Other names for these flowers include Rabbit’s Lips (as they are known in Asia) and Lion’s Lips (as they are called in Holland.

Know more about the perennial flower Snapdragon plus all other interesting plants and flowers that start with “S.”

Not a lot of websites thoroughly list plants and flowers alphabetically.  However, because we have a database set up, we’re able to offer a comprehensive listing of plants and flowers that you can filter alphabetically.

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