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Plants that Can Withstand the Texas Heat

Plants that Can Withstand the Texas Heat

High temperatures during summer in Texas don't have to mean a garden that's wilted and withering. Outsmart Texas’ rising temperatures with these hardy plants that can withstand the heat.


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FLOWERS

‘Texas Gold’ Columbine

Fall Aster

Firebrush

Plumbago

Rock Rose

Sage

Grandma’s Yellow Rose

Celosia

Mandevilla

Globe Amaranth

Coleus

Salvia


CONTAINER PLANTS

(The best heat-tolerant container plants are perennials)

Geraniums

Hibiscus

Lantana

Pentas

Verbena

Cacti


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SHRUBS

American Beautyberry

Japanese Aralia

Desert Broom

Rosemary

Deciduous Holly


FLOWERING SHRUBS

Glossy Abelia

Bottlebrush

Germander


If you can’t tell if your plants are getting enough water, try counting to 10 as you water the base of your plants but be sure not to water them too often. Adding new mulch and watering your plants at night are just a few tips to remember when trying to maintain your landscaping during the summer.

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