The Q&A Archives: Flowering Shrubs.

Question: Hi: I am looking for some shrubs that flower in the full sun and heat of the central valley. Today is over 100. What do you think? Bill

Answer: My top choices would be butterfly bush, rose of sharon, hybrid roses, yellow bells, honeysuckle, cassia, lantana and hardenbergia (lilac vine from Australia). They should all thrive in the location you describe.

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