Hardiness

Here is the annual/perennial categorization of the flowers that we have grown in our zone 5 garden:


Annuals

Agastache 'Tangerine Dreams'

Buddleia 'Orange Sceptre'

Canna indica (bulbs must be dug up and stored for the winter)

Canna 'Robert Kemp' (bulbs must be dug up and stored for the winter)

Cuphea 'David Verity'

Cuphea schumanni

Eccremocarpus scaber

Fuschia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt'

Justicia brandegeana

Orchid

Phaseolus coccineus

Russelia equisetiformis

Salvia amistad

Salvia chiapensis

Salvia coccinea (This may occasionally reseed, but one cannot count on that in zone 5.)

Salvia cuatrecasana x guaranitica

Salvia darcyi

Salvia elegans

Salvia exserta (This may occasionally reseed, but one cannot count on that in zone 5.)

Salvia gachantivana

Salvia greggi 'Hot Lips'

Salvia greggi 'Navajo Red'

Salvia guaranitica

Salvia guaranitica 'Argentine Skies'

Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue'

Salvia indigo spires

Salvia involucrata

Salvia x 'Jeans Jewel'

Salvia macrophylla

Salvia mexicana

Salvia 'Phyllis Fancy'

Salvia 'Purple Majesty'

Salvia 'Silkes Dream'

Salvia splendens 'Giant Form'

Salvia subrotunda (This may occasionally reseed, but one cannot count on that in zone 5.)

Salvia waverly

Salvia 'Wendys Wish

Sinnengia sellovii

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

Tecomaria capensis

Zinnia elegans


Perennials

Agastache rupestris

Buddleia davidii

Campsis radicans

Delphinium exaltatum

Lobelia cardinalis

Liatris ligulistylis

Lonicera sempervirens

Monarda didyma

Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'

Salvia azurea

Silene regia

Silphium perfoliatum

Weigela florida


Reseeding annuals

These only need to be planted once, and will reliably reseed in your garden.

Impatiens capensis

Ipomea coccinea

Ipomopsis rubra

Nicotiana mutabilis