Summer desert flowers - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Christy Estrada
Casa Grande, Ar
Question by cecasagrande
April 20, 2010
I live in the low desert and am looking for summer flowers. I want some height, and am tired of vincas. Any suggestion? They will receive full sun and will be next to the house.


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Answer from NGA
April 20, 2010

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Most perennials flower in the spring and fall in the low desert but there are a few exceptions. Try planting Bee Balm, Black Eyed Susan, Butterfly Weed, Celosia, Coreopsis, Cosmos, Gaillardia, Mexican Hat, Mexican sunflower, Scabiosa and Portulaca.

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