What’s Blooming in the Heat?
Gardeners may be wilting, but we’re seeing the peak of bloom in many sun-loving, heat-loving plants. What’s blooming this week? Here are a few plants we’ve seen:
Early sunflowers are starting to bloom in prairies and gardens.
What a pretty herb pot! We saw this on the Hennepin County Master Gardener tour.
Lilies are the ultimate sun plant!
The Monarch’s favorite food — butterfly mlkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) — loves the heat.
It wouldn’t be summer without zinnias to brighten the garden.