Heat Lovers

For gardens and gardeners wilting in the summer sun's hot spotlight, there's no better remedy than a plant that tolerates heat. Here are several tried-and-true plants that keep sizzling right along with the temperatures.

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Moss Rose

(Portulaca grandiflora). This low-growing succulent annual comes in pink, rose, yellow, orange, white, and a host of hues in between. Blooms close in midafternoon and on cloudy days. Very tolerant of heat.

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