Climate Approprate Flowers - Knowledgebase Question

Kailua, HI
Question by gundlachj
July 1, 2001
What flowers would grow best in full sun in Hawaii? Would roses be good?


Image
Answer from NGA
July 1, 2001

0

Bougainvillea would be my first choice, but since they're so common in your area, you may want a change of pace for your own landscape. Roses can be fickle in areas where heat and humidity prevail. The flowers may open before they're fully formed if weather is too hot. Instead of roses, how about Cistus (rockrose), Dodonaea viscosa (hop bush), Nerium (oleander), Pittosporum tobira (Tobira), Agapanthus (lily of the nile), Phormium or Gazania to add color to your garden?

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by sunnyvalley and is called "Hibiscus 'Purpureus Variegatus'"