10 Sun & Heat Resistant Outdoor Plants Perfect for Terraces

Your terrace can be beautiful this summer and, above all, your plants and flowers can survive the heat with these tips. Show off your terrace with these outdoor plants!

SUPER PLANTS AND SUPERPROTECTORS

  • Super plants: flax, zinnias, nasturtiums, silver yarrow, rosemary, lavender, horsetail grass, or wild rye grass.
  • Superprotectors: rowan, viburnum, silk tassel, dogwood, or bayberry.

1. LAVENDER

Aromatic plants tend to intoxicate your exterior, delighting the smell. The Lavender also colorful your garden or terrace with blue and violet tones. It needs a lot of sun (about 6 hours) and that you water it a couple of times a week. The good thing about this plant is that it is winter hardy and easy to maintain.

2. BOUGAINVILLEA

There is no porch more beautiful than one that has been embraced by a bougainvillea. And it is that this climbing plant creates such beautiful scenarios … They are very resistant to the sun but nevertheless, winter frosts are fatal for it.

3. A ROSEBUSH

Perhaps the rose is the flower par excellence. Roses are romantic, elegant, sober, delicate but above all resistant to the sun and heat. Of course, before buying a rose bush, find out well which one you are going to take and what needs they have.

4. HYDRANGEAS

More grateful than a hydrangea … difficult. If you think that you will never be able to have flowering plants on your terrace because the sun does not shine on it, there is the hydrangea to show you that you are very wrong. Plant it in acidic soil and always keep it moist, and it will last for years.

5. THE FESTIVALS

You can enjoy this little flower from late spring to early fall. Verbena needs little water, so it adapts easily to sunny and even slightly dry places. Of course, in very hot times it needs to be watered every day while in winter it is only necessary twice a week.

6. THE GERBERA

Resistant and colorful plant. For happy spirits. You will have to transplant it every two years because it grows and needs a larger space: it is a large plant. Don’t overwater it and place it where it has a light and little direct sun. To keep it healthy, in autumn and winter, do not fertilize it and reduce watering.

7. THE BAMBOO

Ok, maybe you don’t have this garden but you do have a terrace that you want to be protected from the gaze and always perfect. With bamboo, you will get it. And it has another advantage: it prevents weeds from growing around it. It does not need the sun, so if you have little, it is a good choice for you.

8. DAHLIAS

If you like spectacular flowers, plant dahlias on your terrace. They will bloom from early summer to almost, almost late fall. Now, when the heat hits, water it frequently. It will need sun and that you protect it from the wind (at the end of the image gallery you will find “green” ideas to achieve it).

9. THE TULIPS

You don’t just have to go to the fields of Holland or buy a bouquet to enjoy this beautiful flower. Tulips are resistant to the sun.

10. THE DAISIES

If you want a super resistant plant to the sun that is the daisy. Daisies are everywhere and one of the reasons is because they are so hardy. Its white flowers will fill your terrace or balcony with light. It also does not need much care. Water them frequently but you don’t need a lot of water.

 

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