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Relatively unknown ornamentals can thrive

through Missouri’s summer dog days

through Missouri’s summer dog days

Sizzling summer days may prompt gardeners and homeowners to look at some relatively unknown ornamentals that grow well in hot weather.

“Fortunately, there are species that thrive in high temperatures,” said David Trinklein, University of Missouri horticulturist. “Unfortunately, many of us are unfamiliar with these species and have not tried them.”

Twenty-six cultivars of annual ornamental plants are being evaluated

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