14 Flowers That Take the Heat

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

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Cosmos are beautiful and can tolerate the heat of summer.Cosmos bipinnatus
2 ft. to 5 ft., varies with cultivar
Crimson, pink, white
Notes: Easy to grow from seed; self-sows.
Can't Tolerate: Rich soil (yields few flowers)

Cosmos sulphureus
1 ft. to 4 ft., varies with cultivar
Scarlet, orange, yellow
Notes: Easy to grow from seed; self-sows.
Can't Tolerate: Rich soil (yields few flowers)
 

 

 
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