Best Orange Perennial Flowers

Orange perennial flowers in every shade from peach to pumpkin, rust to tangerine. Salmon-colored perennials for your garden. Let these boldly-hued plants add excitement to your summer plantings.

Phlox - Orange Perfection

Coneflower - Julia

Daylily - Primal Scream

Rose Campion - Orange Gnome

Heucherella - Sweet Tea

Butterfly Plant, Orange Glory

The pumpkin orange spider flowers of 'Primal Scream' have a 9" span, but this daylily's blooms are not its only unique feature: it is the only spider type to have won a Stout Medal.  At nearly 3' tall, these striking flowers are sure to make a statement in the late summer border.  Zones 3-9.


Clusters of tangerine-colored stars appear in great profusion on the 'Orange Glory' Butterfly Plant throughout the growing season.  Plant this 2' charmer at the front of your driest, sunniest zone 3-9 beds.

The darkly veined leaves of Heucherella 'Sweet Tea' change their shade in the fall but remain colorful all through the gardening year. 

This 25" garden stand out will provide you with the color you love non-stop from spring til frost.  With this plant, you don't have to wait for it to bloom to enjoy the color show.  Its coppery leaves are the main attraction.  Best of all, they do not fade in summer's heat.

But wait, there's more... this is a deer resistant perennial that tolerates shade!  Plant it to brighten the dim corners of zone 4-9 gardens.

Rust Orange Perennial Flowers

Coneflower - Hot Papaya

Coral Bells - Caramel

Rose - Hot Cocoa - Floribunda

Now, we come to three of the most unique orange perennial flowers you can plant.

Double coneflower 'Hot Papaya' features paprika-colored, powder puff blooms atop 3' stems.  For upright growth sans stakes, full sun locations are best. Zones 4-9.

Heuchera 'Coral Bells' grows into spreading 18"x24" mounds in part sun locations.  This plant's foliage color could well be described as brown sugar with a hint of rose.  It is winter hardy into zone 3.

'Hot Cocoa' is the most eye-catching Floribunda rose to appear in decades.  The cocoa dusted, deep orange blooms of this disease resistant rose perform as well in arrangements as they do in the garden.  Zones 5-9.


Salmon Orange Perennial Flowers

Lily, Tiger Tigrinum Splendens

Yarrow - Terra Cotta

Coneflower - Secret Desire

Salmon (pink-orange) is the rarest shade in perennial flowers.  Plants that bloom in this hue require thoughtful placement.  Surround them with white or blue flowers for best results.


Peach/Apricot Perennial Flowers

Iris, Orange Harvest

Gaillardia, Oranges & Lemons

Hollyhock - Peaches 'n Dreams

Clouds of soft peach, ruffled flowers adorn the upright stalks of 'Peaches n Dreams' during the summer months.  Hollyhocks are not true perennials but reseeding biennials.  Instead of reappearing in the same spot each spring, seedlings will pop up here and there.

You can move poorly-sited volunteers to more appropriate locations, or share the bounty with your gardening friends.  Plant these 6-8' beauties at the back of sunny beds in zones 2-8.

Orange Blends

Ice Plant - Fire Spinner

Poppy, Oriental Flamingo

Poker, Orange Creamsicle

Treat yourself to the rust and apricot hot pokers of Kniphofia 'Orange Creamsicle' this summer.  This cool, new color in hot poker plants grows 2' tall in zones 6-9.

'Fire Spinner' is an orange perennial flower whose tropical good looks belie its cold hardy nature.  The 2" tall plants form dense, weed-suppressing mats when planted in full sun in zones 5-8.

Related Pages:

Perennials vs Annuals

List of Perennial Flowers

Perennial Flowering Vines

The Best Pink Perennials

Top 20 White Perennial Flowers

Yellow Perennial Flowers for Sun and Shade

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