The Best Flowers Under The Extreme Heat

PrecisionMowingLLCHot weather condition is one of the most common issues individuals encounter with regard to their landscapes. Extreme heat can easily kill plants. Luckily, there are some plants that can withstand extreme heat. Below are some of the following.

Blanket Flower

Blanket flower is an annual gaillardia. This flower grows up to 1.5 to 2 feet and 1 ft. wide. Flowers come in warm shades of red, yellow, and gold. This flower also comes in single and double flowered varieties.

Coleus ‘Big blonde’

Coleus is type of flower that can withstand temperatures up to 42°C. This type of flower is commonly seen in eastern Texas. Coleus can grow up to 24 to 36 inches and 12 to 14 inches wide.

Cosmos Bipinnatus

Cosmos Bipinnatus is known to grow in the worst conditions which can be found in states like Texas, Georgia, and Arizona. This type of flower comes in many flower colors such as Picotee, Red, White, Yellow, Gold, Crest Red, Candy Stripe, Pink, Dark Pink, and more.


Lantana, most especially the Lantana New Gold variety, can withstand 100-degree heat and needs little water. Other Lantana varieties such as Lantana camara hybrids are fast growing and are valued for a profuse show of color over a long season.

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