Advice on perennials in Baton Rouge
I'm in South Carolina, but a friend in Baton Rouge is wanting advice on perennials for his new house.
He has Indian hawthornes in a front bed in full sun, and would like a low-lying, low-maintenance perennial to go in front of them. Any suggestions for what will work well in Louisiana soil? He says it is so fertile there that anything will grow, but I'm afraid to suggest things that have worked for me here, due to the different climate.
Also, any suggestions for taller perennials for the sunny side of his house would be appreciated. He works on his yard regularly, but is not really a gardener.
Thanks so much for any ideas,