When the summer sun is blazing and temperatures peak, these plants step up to keep the garden looking bright and fresh.

Heat tolerant p lants Summertime in the South is a great time to take a break from gardening chores and enjoy the bounty of your labor -- perhaps by gazing out the picture window from the comfort of your air-conditioned home.

Angelonia – This adaptable flower is sometimes called summer snapdragon. Its spikes of purple, white, or pink flowers appear all summer long, no matter how high the mercury rises. Name: Angelonia varieties Size: To 2 feet tall or more Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, but well-drained soil

Heat-Loving Container-Garden Plants

Angelonia This adaptable flower is sometimes called summer snapdragon. Its spikes of purple, white, or pink flowers appear all summer long, no matter how high the mercury rises.

LOVE: Anise Hyssop - It's super heat and drought tolerant, deer and rabbits leave it alone, it blooms for weeks in late summer, and butterflies love it. Name: Agastache foeniculum Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: 4-10 Grow with: Black-eyed Susan for a dazzling blue-and-yellow combo of easy-care plants. Purple Coneflower for a combo that will give you pretty bouquets and tons of butterflies for weeks in summer

Anise hyssop Agastache foeniculum Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 5 feet tall and 2 feet wide Zones: Grow it with: Black-eyed Susan for a dazzling blue-and-yellow combo of easy-care plants.

Geum 'Mai Tai'. Came across this the other day and didn't buy it, regretting that decision now.

Geum 'Mai Tai' (PBR) (Cocktails Series)

Geum 'Mai Tai': pink flushed apricot flowers on red tinted stems. Geum grows quickly so can be bought as a small pot plant. wide, flowers on long stems can be cut for a vase.

Verbena -  Verbena 8 / 10  The numerous selections of this flower are some of the garden’s most colorful, useful, and easy-to-grow plants. They bloom in late spring, thrive in heat, and tolerate drought.

10 Plants that Beat the Heat

Verbena - 10 Plants That Beat the Summer Heat - Southernliving. The numerous selections of this flower are some of the garden’s most colorful, useful, and easy-to-grow plants. They bloom in late spring, thrive in heat, and tolerate drought.

Ficha de la Hortensia de invierno o Bergenia La Hortensia de invierno o Bergenia es muy apreciada po

Bergenia crassifolia u Hortensia de invierno

Ficha de la Hortensia de invierno o Bergenia La Hortensia de invierno o Bergenia es muy apreciada po

¿Vives en un lugar de clima cálido o templado con veranos calurosos? ¿Te suelen dar problemas las plantas de flor que cultivas porque tu patio o terraza es muy soleado? Con las mejores flores para …

Las mejores flores para cultivar a pleno sol - 1ª parte

¿Vives en un lugar de clima cálido o templado con veranos calurosos? ¿Te suelen dar problemas las plantas de flor que cultivas porque tu patio o terraza es muy soleado? Con las mejores flores para …

Maverick is an annual Geranium, which is to say not a true Geranium at all, but a Pelargonium, known by some gardeners as Cranesbills. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Maverick Orange Geranium Seeds

Photo of Geranium Maverick Orange Maverick Series

Shrubs for Seasonal Interest, Attracting Birds and All Around Beauty: 'Limelight' Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' pp#12,874)

Shrubs for Seasonal Interest, Attracting Birds and All Around Beauty

Shrubs for Seasonal Interest, Attracting Birds and All Around Beauty: 'Limelight' Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' pp

Crown Jewel Dwarf Gardenia | New Life Nursery & Garden

Crown Jewel Dwarf Gardenia | New Life Nursery & Garden

candlestick-plant

Candlestick Plant Info – Tips For Growing Candle Bush

A longtime favorite of Gulf Coast gardeners, growing candle bush adds a showy, yet oldfashioned, touch to the landscape. The yellow flowers resemble a candlestick, giving the plant its name. Learn more about it here.

Queen’s wreath vine (Antigonon leptopus) is a rapid grower, is drought tolerant once established and thrives in exposures with full, even reflected, sun. This North American native is perfect for the dry climates of California and the desert Southwest, but its vigorous growth can cause it to become invasive in warm, humid climates where water is plentiful.

Great Design Plant: Antigonon Leptopus in California and Desert Gardens --- by Noelle Johnson Landscape Consulting

Showy Desert Penstemon Penstemon pseudospectabilis  A favorite of hummingbirds and butterflies this penstemon produces flower stalks up to 3" high with vibrant pink flowers! Drought tolerant and happy in dry well-drained soils low in organic matter, it also adapts easily to the garden setting. Plant fall to early spring.

Showy Desert Penstemon Penstemon pseudospectabilis A favorite of hummingbirds…

¿Vives en un lugar de clima cálido o templado con veranos calurosos? ¿Te suelen dar problemas las plantas de flor que cultivas porque tu patio o terraza es muy soleado? Con las mejores flores para …

Las mejores flores para cultivar a pleno sol - 1ª parte

The Floriculture Greenhouse provides a nurturing environment for Calliandra haematocephala – commonly known as the Red Powder Puff – a shrub that is native to Bolivia. Photo by Sean Flynn

Mexican Sunflower This plant is big and bold -- and perfect for butterflies. Enjoy this easy-care annual's nonstop display of big orange flowers all summer long. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: Annual Grow it with: South American verbena; the plants look amazing together and like the same growing conditions.

Mexican Sunflower This plant is big and bold -- and perfect for butterflies. Enjoy this easy-care annual's nonstop display of big orange flowers all summer long. Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 6 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: Annual Grow it with: South American verbena; the plants look amazing together and like the same growing conditions.

Lantana: afternoon sun perennial in zone 9. Also in pink, orange, red.

22 Best Flowers for Full Sun

If you're searching for the best flowers for full sun then see our list of heat tolerant flowers.

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