7 Colorful Flowering Perennial Plants That Thrive in Summer Heat

Color your summer landscape with these 7 flowering perennial plants to thrive in the summer heat.

These easy to grow and care for perennials are show-offs from June through September and excellent as cut flowers for indoor bouquets.

Drought tolerant plants - Best pollinator plants!

  • Coreopsis or Tickseed - fluffy green foliage is the perfect base for the tiny colorful flowers. 
  • Coneflower or Echinacea - yellow to pink, berry, white and multi-color blooms - long flowering.
  • Nepeta - butterflies and hummingbirds love this plant. extremely fragrant.
  • Rudbeckia or Blackeyed Susans - beautiful yellow flowers with dark centers.
  • Monarda - beautiful red flowers of the Fireball lure in hummingbirds.
  • Salvia - blue purple spike blooms. great substitute for lavender.
  • Shasta Daisy - daisy like flowers mix beautifully with others. long blooming.

nepeta flowers - plants that thrive in summer months