The Q&A Archives: Annuals for Hot Sunshine

Question: What are the best annuals to plant that can tolerate the afternoon direct sun.

Answer: A huge collection of plants will thrive in the area you describe! Try Coreopsis, Dianthus, Gaillardia, Liatris, Ice Plant, Evening primrose, Watsonia, Zinnia, Sedums, Poppies, Mexican sunflower, or Daisies. Each of these plants will produce brightly colored flowers in the summertime.

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