Easy Flowers that Hold Up to Summer Heat in the Midwest Let the prairie be your inspiration for a terrific summer display that stands up to the heat. Purple coneflower is a hardworking poster child, but many more excellent natives also bloom prolifically when the temperature soars
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'Warm Summer' Coneflower produces flowers for bouquets from June through August. It fills a garden bed with warm color -- just sow seeds and enjoy flowers later in the season. Name: Echinacea 'Warm Summer' Growing Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: 30 inches tall, 18 inches wide Zones: 4-9 Grow It With: Black-eyed Susan Source: burpee.com
Drought-tolerant zinnia adds a pop of bold pink to container gardens. More award-winning annuals: www.bhg.com/...