14 Flowers That Take the Heat

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


Nicotiana is beautiful and can tolerate the heat of summer.Nicotiana
(flowering tobacco)
8 in. to 5 ft., varies with species
Rose, pink, green, purple, white
Notes: Easy to grow from seed. Some types fragrant; some will self-sow.
Can't Tolerate: Wet stems and leaves (water from below)