Planting wormwood, tansy or mint will help reduce the damaging insect population, while beebalm
will help attract more pollinating insects.
The following plants respond well to drought conditions: Annuals Perennials Ornamental Grasses Ground Covers And Vines Ornamental Kale Daylily Liriope English Ivy Sunflower Aster Pampas Grass Periwinkle Pansy Shasta Daisy Fountain Grass Trumpet Honeysuckle Snap Dragons Lavender Sea Oats Star Jasmine Foxglove Iris Reed Grass Juniper Zinnia Oriental Poppy Miscanthus Euonymus Marigold Yarrow Wisteria Four O' Clock Beebalm
Sunflower Purple Cornflower
Coral Bells, Cardinal flower, Weigelia, Butterfly Bush, Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Creeper, Swamp Azalea, Beebalm
, Salvia, and Columbine are all good choices for Mississippi's climate and are easily incorporated into a garden.
experiment with: Angelica, beebalm
, mints, lemon balm, lemon verbena,
Here are a few suggestions: Ladybells, snapdragon, columbine, butterflyweed, beebalm
, false indigo, butterflybush, dianthus, foxglove, daylily, coralbell, heucherella, hibiscus, hosta, lobelia, maltese cross, catnip, catmint, beardstongue, phlox, obedient plant, willow, salvia, veronica, honeysuckle, and clematis.