Best Flowers for Pots in Full Sun

Create stunning potted displays in full sun areas with flowers that thrive in intense sunlight.  From the colorful Calibrachoa to the lush Sweet Potato Vine, find the best blooms for vibrant summer gardens.

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Calibrachoa

Calibrachoa, resembling mini petunias, excel in pots, providing continuous color without deadheading.

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Dahlia

Dahlias provide spectacular blooms and dramatic colors, thriving in sunny spots that fuel their large, stunning flowers.

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Dianthus

Dianthus features small, lovely flowers and a sweet scent, thriving in sunny areas and attracting butterflies.

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Geranium

Geraniums are known for their durability and vibrant blooms that perform exceptionally well in full sun environments.

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Lantana

Lantana's colorful clusters are virtually indestructible in the heat and direct sunlight, making them ideal for hot, sunny patios.

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Marigold

Marigolds are a sun-loving favorite that offer bright yellow and orange blooms, adding instant cheer to any container garden.

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Petunia

Petunias love the sun and fill pots with waves of colorful flowers all season long, from purples and pinks to vibrant stripes.

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Zinnia

Zinnias are perfect for full sun and produce a bounty of flowers that can withstand high temperatures and intense sunlight.

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Sweet Potato Vine

Sweet potato vine adds lush, trailing foliage in shades of green, purple, or bronze, complementing floral displays in sunny spots.