container flower pots - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by shelbycash
March 24, 2009
I want flowers that have long blooming season, and can tolerate full sun. These pots will around the pool area. HELP!!!

Answer from NGA
March 24, 2009


Plants in containers in the hot Georgia sun will need to be heat and drought tolerant and able to deal with reflected heat from a patio or deck. That limits your choices to the most drought tolerant plants available. Choose from:
Artemisia; Asclepias (Butterfly Weed); Beebalm; California Poppy ;Campis (Trumpet vine); Coreopsis; Cosmos; Daylily ;Echinacea Coneflower; Euphorbia; Gaillardia; Goldenrod ;Greek oregano; Heliopsis; Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker); Lamb?s Ears; Lavender. Best wishes with your container garden!

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