Add heat-tolerant flowers and features to your yard and enjoy their beauty all summer.
Jerusalem sage (Phlomis fruticosa)
Tall stems of these Mediterranean natives are set with widely-spaced, hooded yellow flowers.
Moisture-conserving thick, typically furry or hairy leaves are lance-shaped. Pretty planted with lavender and red hot poker (Kniphofia 'Bressingham Comet').
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'Hot Cocoa' rose
This floribunda rose bears red blossoms.
'Sally Holmes' rose
A vigorous white rose, it blooms in huge clusters.
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Feather reed grass
Calamagrostis x acutiflora has a vertical growth habit and showy seed heads.
Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
The bronzy red Japanese barberry colors up best in full sun.
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Cabernet Sauvignon grapes
A cluster from the Strombergs' vineyards shows the seeded, pearl-size grapes in various stages of ripeness.
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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Sunray'
Like the rest of the sunflower family, this bright yellow perennial blooms all summer on little water.
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