Flowers That Can Withstand The Hot Florida Heat
Are you looking to make a change to your property? Adding flowers and landscaping is one of the easiest ways to enhance the curb appeal of your home and update the appearance of the backyard. One of the biggest challenges when living in a climate such as Florida is the water needed to ensure the ground has enough moisture to make it suitable for planting and that your choices will last through the high heat of the summer. One of the best ways to be sure that any flowers, landscaping and trees will survive the summer heat is with an irrigation system. It is the best way to ensure that Mother Nature cannot affect the time and money you have put into your garden.
Flowers Compatible with High Heat
You may be surprised at the number of flowers that are able to grow and thrive during the summer months in our hot climate. If you have any questions about which plants would work best in your yard, be sure to contact your local gardening supply store. These flowers are some of the more popular choices:
This flower does well planted in the ground as well as in containers. It constantly blooms and thrives in full sun or partial shade. Once established, this flower can thrive in the summer heat. It typically blooms through the spring and summer.
Also known as Blue Daze, this flower is extremely drought resistant, making it ideal for the Florida heat. It can also be planted in the ground as well as used as an accent plant in a container. The flowers bloom in the early morning hours and close during the high heat of the afternoon. Planting where the blooms can be enjoyed during the morning hours would be ideal.
This is the official state wildflower of Florida. These flowers can bloom at various times, making it an ideal selection to be enjoyed throughout most of the year. Coreopsis is maintenance free and needs little water to thrive.
If you are noticing that your flowers, shrubbery and other landscaping isn’t looking its best due to irrigation difficulties, be sure to contact Challenger Irrigation. We service Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, and Citrus counties and can install a new irrigation system or repair your old system to make sure your garden continues to produce beautiful blooms for you to enjoy. Call us to set up an appointment today.