Annuals for Tough, Sunny Conditions

Lots of folks ask what they can use in hot sunny spots. We have put together a list of some of the tougher varieties we carry. Many of these plants have even been known to thrive in the hot, dry, sandy soil conditions in cemeteries. Adding Soil Moist beads, Miracle-Gro Quick Start and watering in well at planting time can all benefit your planting efforts.

  • Sunflower
  • Zinnia
  • Mexican Sunflower
  • Cosmos
  • Cockscomb (Celosia)
  • Gazania
  • Portulaca (Moss Rose) or Purslane
  • Dusty Miller
  • Begonia, Bedding Type, ‘Dragonwing’, ‘Big’
  • Dorotheanthus b. ‘Mezoo’
  • Vinca (annual, not vine or myrtle)
  • Melampodium
  • Geranium
  • Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’
  • Mandevilla Vine
  • Petunia




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