14 Flowers That Take the Heat

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


Lantana can tolerate the heat of summer.Lantana
1 ft. to 6 ft., varies with species
Red, pink, orange, cream, lilac, purple, white, and bicolors
Notes: Buy transplants. Berries are toxic; look for nonfruiting varieties.
Can't Tolerate: Rich soil; night temps below 60˚F