Top 10 Plants That Thrive in Sandy Soil

Sand-loving artemisia is a ground cover that grows quickly. Although it doesn't blossom, this plant has very soft, beautifully cut leaves.

Artemisia (Artemisia spp.)

Necessary in a varied garden, black-eyed Susans are popular with pollinators. Inspired by the black core of a yellow or orange flower resembling a daisy

Black-eyed Susan

The blanket flower (gallardia), another daisy-like plant, has cheery yellow, orange, or red blooms and rounded, green foliage that make it a great addition to any garden.

Blanket flower

The butterfly bush is a lovely flowering shrub that grows well in sand and other types of soil.

Butterfly bush

Vegetables that grow twice a year, carrots require sandy soil in order to develop deeply.

Carrots (Daucus carota)

Cucumber is another vegetable that grows well on sandy soils. It wants soil that drains quickly, but you'll need to work at giving it the nutrients and water it needs to stay happy.

Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus)

This flowering plant needs minimal maintenance and grows well in soil types that are both moist and well-draining.

Daylilies (Hemerocallis spp.)

gigantic allium, often called the gigantic onion, is a blooming plant that thrives in sandy soil.

Giant allium (Allium giganteum)

Sand soil is ideal for lavender plants, which also require sufficient drainage to thrive. Its lovely colour and fragrance draw a lot of butterflies and bees, and it can easily withstand drought-like circumstances.

Lavender (Lavendula spp.)

Since potatoes are root vegetables, their growth depends on the looseness and acidity of sandy soil.

Potatoes (Solanum tuberosum)