If your backyard gets a lot of sunshine, here are the 5 best perennials that’ll bloom beautifully under the bright sunshine. Brighten up your yard with these flowering plants that showcase their beauty year in, year out.
Despite its name, ice plants are succulents who thrive on very little water and a lot of sunshine. They also love the heat so you don’t have to worry about these pretty flowers wilting.
Now this is a local flowering plant that’s a native to Texas. Also known as a fire wheel, it has a stunning flower head with red rays spreading out then bordered with bright yellow at the tips. This plant possesses a great color combination to make heads turn and stare at your yard.
Another native Texas flowering plant, Helenium is as bright and yellow as the sun. It’s also a sturdy plant which continues to thrive even in arid conditions and needs little water to flourish. It starts its flowering process in late spring and continues to bloom until autumn. With Helenium in your yard, you’re sure of having eye-catching flowers for most of the year.
While lavender may not be as low maintenance as the previous plants, its beauty and aromatic smell definitely makes up for all the care it demands. If you’re planting lavender, make sure your soil is well drained and has a high pH content.
A native of the south and central Texas, salvias can grow up to 3 feet, displaying its majestic blue and red cones of flowers. Come summertime, see your yard aplomb with these towering blooms that create an idyllic outdoor scene.
All these 5 flowering plants love the sun as much as you do. So if your yard gets a lot of sunshine, these floras will definitely bloom their prettiest in your yard.