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  • Perennial Borders
  • Butterfly Attracting
  • Cold-hardy Plants
  • Quality Cut Flowers
  • Deer-resistant Plants
  • Disease Resistant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • The Effortless Garden
  • Fantastic Fall Color
  • Foliage Interest
  • Fragrance for Your Garden
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Hummingbird Lovers
  • Plants for Containers
  • Plants by Soil Type
  • Privacy & Screening
  • Spring-blooming Plants
  • Weeping Beauties
  • Winter-interest Plants
  • Year-round Interest

Light Requirements

  • Full Sun
  • Part Shade
  • Shade

Season Of Interest

  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Genus

  • Abelia
  • Acer (Japanese Maple)
  • Achillea (Yarrow)
  • Actinidia (Kiwi)
  • Aesculus
  • Agapanthus
  • Agastache (Hyssop)
  • Akebia
  • Allium
  • Amsonia
  • Armeria
  • Aronia
  • Asclepias
  • Astilbe
  • Athyrium
  • Baptisia
  • Brunnera
  • Buddleia (Butterfly Bush)
  • Buxus
  • Caladium
  • Callirhoe
  • Calluna
  • Calycanthus
  • Campsis
  • Canna
  • Carex
  • Caryopteris
  • Cephalotaxus
  • Ceratostigma
  • Cercis (Redbud)
  • Chionanthus
  • Tasty Citrus
  • Clematis
  • Clethra
  • Colocasia (Elephant Ears)
  • Coreopsis
  • Cornus (Dogwood)
  • Crocosmia
  • Cydonia
  • Cyrtomium
  • Dahlia
  • Daphne
  • Delosperma (Iceplant)
  • Delphinium
  • Dianthus
  • Dicentra
  • Dryopteris
  • Echinacea (Coneflower)
  • Elaeagnus
  • Epimedium (Fairy Wings)
  • Ficus (Fig)
  • Fragaria (Strawberry)
  • Gaillardia (Blanket Flower)
  • Gardenia
  • Gelsemium
  • Geranium
  • Versatile Ginkgo
  • Gladiolus
  • Heliopsis
  • Helleborus
  • Hemerocallis (Daylily)
  • Heuchera
  • Heucherella
  • Must-Have Hibiscus
  • Hippeastrum
  • Hosta (Plantain Lily)
  • Long-Blooming Hydrangea
  • Ilex
  • Iris
  • Itea
  • Low-Maintenance Kalmia
  • Dwarf Crapemyrtle
  • Lavandula (Lavender)
  • Leucanthemum (Shasta Daisy)
  • Leucothoe
  • Liatris
  • Lilium (Lily)
  • Lonicera (Honeysuckle)
  • Bold Magnolia
  • Malva
  • Monarda (Bee Balm)
  • Muhlenbergia
  • Nepeta
  • Ophiopogon
  • Paeonia (Peony)
  • Papaver
  • Pennisetum
  • Penstemon (Beardtongue)
  • Perovskia
  • Persea (Avocado)
  • Phlox
  • Polystichum
  • Prunus
  • Punica (Pomegranate)
  • Dependable Rhododendron
  • All Roses
  • Rubus (Blackberry and Raspberry)
  • Rudbeckia
  • Salix (Willow)
  • Salvia (Sage)
  • Sambucus
  • Schizachyrium
  • Sedum (Stonecrop)
  • Sisyrinchium
  • Spiraea
  • Stokesia
  • Styrax (Japanese Snowbell)
  • Thalictrum
  • Thuja (Western Red Cedar)
  • Tiarella
  • Tricyrtis
  • Vaccinium (Blueberry)
  • Verbena
  • Veronica
  • Hardy Viburnum
  • Vitis (Grape)
  • Long-Blooming Weigela
  • Wisteria
  • x Heucherella
  • Calla
  • Rosmarinus
  • Azalea
  • Asilbe
  • Rose
  • Acanthus
  • Sibirica
  • Pieris
  • Sempervivum
  • Yucca
  • Ranunculus
  • Diospyros (Persimmon)
  • Olea
  • X Mukgenia
  • Asplenium
  • Cephalanthus
  • Farfugium
  • Achillea / Geranium
  • Echinacea x Rudbeckia
  • Alocasia
  • Belamcanda

ProductTypes

  • Bulbs
  • All Plants
  • Roses
  • Shrubs + Trees

Heat Tolerant

Some like it hot

The dog days of summer can take the fire out of your garden, fading brilliant colors and leaving lush, healthy foliage looking dull and listless. Luckily, there are plenty of plants available that thrive in the heat, allowing you to create a landscape that will stand out beautifully during the hottest season of the year. With a huge selection of heat-tolerant trees, shrubs, and perennials from which to choose, you'll find whatever you need to fill every corner of your garden.

Tips for gardening in particularly hot, dry climates:

  1. Water with a drip system whenever possible -- soak the bed slowly and thoroughly to a depth of 10 to 12 inches.
  2. Watering deeply every 3 to 5 days is preferable to a shallow daily watering.
  3. Water in the early morning, so foliage has time to dry.
  4. Add a 2- to 3-inch layer of mulch or similar material to aid in water retention and help keep the roots cool during hot weather.