Sun Loving Flowering Plants

Sun Loving Flowering Plants

If you're looking for plants that can grow in full sun and even thrive during hot weather, we've got you.

Best flowering plants in full sun:

1. Pentas

Botanical Name: Pentas lanceolata

Because they're beautiful, Pentas are attractive to pollinators like bees, birds, and butterflies. These plants can withstand full sunlight and need little to no care, growing even in locations that are dry and hot. 


2. Globe Amaranth

Botanical Name: Gomphrena globosa

Globe amaranth is an edible plant of the Amaranth family. The globe-shaped flower inflorescences exhibit variety of shades like purple, red, orange, white, and pink. It is very heat tolerant and fairly drought resistant, but grows best in full sun and regular moisture.

Globe Amaranth<

3. Plumbago

Botanical Name: Plumbago auriculata

Plumbago is an evergreen flowering shrub that is grown as a climber. attractive bush that grows well in warm climates. It blooms from spring through autumn.


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4. Hibiscus

Botanical Name: Hibiscus

Hibiscus are easy to grow. They grow well in any kind of soil. With their variety of colors and shapes, they make a great addition to your garden. They need bright light for good growth.


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5. Moss Rose 

Botanical Name: Portulaca grandiflora

With their amazing needle-like foliage and bright and colorful small blooms, Portulacas are worth having in any type of plant collection. They are low maintenance and hardy. They bloom well if placed in sunlight for at least about 5-8 hours.Moss Rose 

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6. Marigold

Botanical Name: Tagetes

Marigolds need lots of sunlight and warmth, so plant them where they get plenty of direct sunlight. They're best grown as annuals, but if you want to grow perennials, choose from among several varieties.


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7. Geranium

Botanical Name: Pelargonium

Geraniums are perennials in tropical climates and flower a lot. They're perfect for container gardens, border plantings, and bedding plants.


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8. Canna Lily

Botanical Name: Canna indica

Canna plants need warm temperatures, full sunlight, and moist soil to grow well. They come in shades of red, orange, or yellow.

Canna Lily

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9. Adenium

Botanical Name: Adenium obesum

Adeniums need good light to thrive. Direct sunlight is preferable, especially when they are in their active growth phase during the summer months.


10. Ixora

Botanical Name: Ixora coccinea

It grows best in warm climates where it receives lots of sunlight. If you want to grow it indoors, provide it with plenty of light and warmth.


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Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.