Three Flowers That Actually Flourish in Direct Sun

Gardens are gaining popularity this year and many are learning just how hard it can be to care for plants. Some flowers need partial sunlight, some need no sunlight, some need lots of water and some need little water. It can be tough to keep it all straight to keep your garden thriving (which, by the way, helps curb appeal). According to Southern Living, there are several plants that actually flourish with “full sun.” Some of them do best in the summer sun while others need cooler fall sunlight. We’re breaking it down with three of our favorites below.


Coneflowers are a great flower to plant in the south because they love heat — and humidity! An added bonus of these unique flowers is they attract extra beauty to your garden! Birds and butterflies love coneflowers. Find out more about taking care of them here.


Bring a little brightness to your garden this fall by adding pansies to it! These bright flowers love to soak up the sun while in flower beds or pots. They do best in spring or fall and, similar to coneflowers, they attract butterflies. Find out more.

Perennial Salvia

Salvia is a beautiful addition to your garden as long as you know they’re just for looks. They also can grow rapidly so it’s important to keep that in mind when planting them. They love full sun and do well in summer but they also thrive in fall and spring. Read more about them here.

See the full list on Southern Living’s website and follow our tips for cleaning your garden here.

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