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.

 

 

 

 

Ruellias:Mar2014-2-2

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

 

 

 

 

Salvias:

Beautiful natives that we have highlighted
Here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lantana:Mar2014-2-3

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

 

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