Top 5 Flowers That Will Withstand the Summer Heat
These bright plants are hardy and can last in almost any environment. They come alive in the summer and bloom all the way into the fall. Asters are native to New Jersey, easy to grow and drought tolerant. Asters can grow from 6ft to 8ft tall and come in shades of white, pink, lavender and purple.
Dahlias are popular plants in the summer due because they are resistant to the heat. They are native to Mexico and come in a wide range of colors such as: bronze, red, lavender, orange, pink and purple.
Butterfly weed is also a native plant of New Jersey and requires little to no maintenance.
The flowers bloom in colors such as: white, orange, pink and red and attract many different kinds of butterflies and birds. This plant is drought resistant and fragrant, putting it at the top of the list for summer plants in New Jersey.
Chrysanthemums (often called mums) are very popular plants in New Jersey and are a must for any fall and summer garden. They come in various colors such as: white, pink, red, orange, green and blue. Chrysanthemums are wonderful in garden areas and a great addition to your front porch.
Peonies are almost always at the top of the list for perennials. Driving down the streets in New Jersey you are very likely to see these beautiful flowers blooming. They come in shades of: yellow, white, pink and red. Peonies require little maintenance and come back year after year.