If you’re like me, the recent quarantine has inspired your inner gardener. You’ve been trying to grow your new garden, but ultimately Georgia’s infamous blistering summer heat and humidity are taking a toll.
Don’t give up. Sometimes it takes some trial and error to find what works for the conditions in your space. For some new options to put to the test on even the hottest days, consider giving these a shot. Each can withstand full sunlight and may even thrive with it.
• Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
• Lantana (Lantana camara)
• Lemon verbena (Aloysia citrodora)
• Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus)
• Marigold (Tagetes erecta)