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Martha Asks: Heat-loving plants

Martha Stewart
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Purple petunias.

August can be one of the toughest months in the garden. With its blistering heat, many plants begin to wilt or cease to flower. I keep my garden looking vibrant by planting plants that relish the hot weather. There are dahlias, lantana, pelargoniums, angelonia, petunias and verbena thriving in my garden right now. What heat-loving plants do you have success growing?

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