Sunflowers are hardy, heat and drought tolerant flowers that are remarkably easy to grow. This makes them an ideal summer bloom for hot, dry climates.
Those of you who know just how hot it gets in Fethiye might be forgiven for thinking “what else could possibly grow in that heat?”
Just take a look at the beautiful flowers and plants there are growing around the area throughout the summer.
Bougainvillea is a tropical plant that bursts forth with a vibrant swathe of colour, climbing up walls and terraces to provide some much welcomed shade where needed.
Geraniums love the sun and grow well in containers, borders or beds
Marigolds bloom heavily in the full sun
A hardy shrub that can tolerate most conditions. Often found in damp, marshy soil
There are several hundred species of Hibiscus that are native to warm-temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world
There are many small streams in the area where you will find Water Lilies. They live in temperate and tropical climates around the world and are rooted in soil in bodies of water, with leaves and flowers floating on the surface
Here are a few other flowers that you will see in the area during the summer…
If you’re thinking about re-vamping your garden click here for some more examples of heat tolerant flowers.