Heat-Tolerant Plants


Most of our native plains plants and shrubs including:
Sumacs                        Penstemons
Rabbitbrushes              Desert Four O’Clock
Saltbrush                     Heterotheca
Artemisias (Sages)                 Thelesperma
Gambel Oak                  Sulfur Flower (Eriogonums)
Mt. Mahoganies            Blackfoot Daisy
Buffaloberry                  Prickly Poppy
Leadplant                     Blue Flax
Yuccas                          Gaillardia
Cacti                            Liatris
 
SW Natives including
Apache Plume                        Red Yuccca-Hersperaloe
Desert Willow-Chilopsis                 Fern Bush
Agaves                                   Cacti
New Mexican Privet               Sphaeralceas-Globe Mallow
 
Well-Adapted Plants like:
Lilacs                                                      Sedums               Oregano
Butterfly Bushes                             Germanders         Hibiscus
Nanking Cherry                               Aethionemas       Paronychia
Blue Velvet Honeysuckle                 Salvias                Erodiums            
Rose of Sharon                               Ruellia                Acantholimons
Boxwoods in shade                         Gaura                  Plumbago
Junipers                                         Hollyhock            Dianthus
Many shrub and heirloom                Rosemary            Limonium
         Roses (not hybrid teas)          Hymenoxys          Rue
Smoke Tree (Cotinus)                      Coreopsis lanceolata
Barberry                                          Trumpet Vine
Blue Mist Spirea                             Silver Lace Vine
 
Veggies-little is known
Tepary beans       Cherokee Purple Tomato        Swiss Chard
Eggplants             Arkansas Traveler Tomato      Chili Peppers
Cucumbers          Valley Girl Tomato                 Purple Calabash Tomat
Melons                Aurora Tomato                       New Zealand Spinach
 
Annuals
Four O’Clocks      Purple Fountain Grass  Cape Aloe   Celosia
Petunias              Dichondra-Silver Falls   Zinnia        Lantana
Caster Bean                  Asparagus Vine             Marigold     Gazania
Cleome                Morning  Glory              Cosmos      Amaranth