hanging baskets - Knowledgebase Question

Fort Mitchell, AL (Zone 8A)
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Question by dbhale1996
February 18, 2006
My front porch faces the West and it gets very hot here in the summers 100+. I am looking for hanging baskets that can tolerate that kind of heat and full afternoon sun. Thank you.


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Answer from NGA
February 18, 2006
David,

Some good choices are purslane and moss rose, Blue Daze (Evolvulus), dwarf Zinnias (especially narrow leaf zinnia), Calibrachoa, Batfaced Cuphea, Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine, Osteospermum, Scaevola (Fan flower), Setcreasea (Purple Heart), and Verbena.

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