14 Flowers That Take the Heat

Planting heat-tolerant annuals ensures that your borders bloom all season long.


Amaranth is beautiful and can tolerate the heat of summer.Celosia spicata
(wheat celosia)
2 ft. to 4 ft., varies with cultivar
Red, pink, purple
Notes: Good cut flower, fresh or dried.
Can't Tolerate: Cold soil; cold water