Heat-Tolerant Perennials

These perennials have proven themselves time and again in the blisteringly hot LA summer landscapes, have been recommended by LSU AgCenter horticulturists, and may be planted this month:

Goldsturm rudbeckia:Mar2014-2-1

This classic, tough plant was named the
Perennial Plant of the Year in 1999 and a Louisiana Select Plant in 2000.






aka Mexican
petunias come in dwarf and tall forms that bear beautiful lavender flowers.






Beautiful natives that we have highlighted








Many variations of flower colors, which change as the flower ages. Like salvias, these will attract butterflies to your garden!