14 Flowers That Take the Heat

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


California poppies beautiful and can tolerate the heat of summer.Eschscholzia californica
(California poppy)
6 in. to 15 in.
Red, pink, orange, yellow, cream
Notes: Resents transplanting. Sow seed; deadhead for continuous bloom.
Can't Tolerate: Rich soil; wet soil