I am looking to find annual plants that are: suitable for planters; about 3 to 5 feet tall and have flowers; can withstand full, intense/hot afternoon sun. My gardening zone is 8. Can you help?
Here are some suggestions for your containers:
Aster, border Dahlia, Snapdragon, Baby's Breath, Larkspur, Statice, Calendula, Marigold, Stock, Celosia, Nasturtium, Sweetpea, Chrysanthemum, Phlox, Verbena,
Dianthus, Salvia and Zinnia.