The Q&A Archives: Annuals for Hot, Sunny Conditions

Question: I wish to plant herbs and flowers in my windowboxes. What will withstand hot, sunny conditions?

Answer: Some suggestions for sun- and heat-loving annuals and herbs to try include: portulaca, thyme, artemisia, 'Profusion' zinnias, nasturtiums, California poppies, Salvia splendens, 'Enchantment' dwarf morning glories, 'Gem' marigolds, 'India Frills' coleus, Greek basil, Roman chamomile. Of course all will need regular watering.

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