10 Easy Flowers that can Take the Heat and Bloom all Summer [gallery]   Butterfly Weed - Beautiful red and yellow blooms sit atop kelly green foliage. This is a must-have for anyone wanting to attract butterflies to their gardens. Great for full sun - can tolerate moist conditions. Black-eyed Susans - yellow or rusty red flowers with black centers. Great for full sun containers and beds. They bloom summer through fall and attract birds, butterflies, and beneficial insects. Coneflower - The most popular color coneflower is the purple coneflower. These days, however, coneflowers are available in a multitude of colors. Purple, pink, orange, red, yellow, and white. Normally the daisy-like flowers consist of petals surround an orange dome-shaped cone. They bloom from spring to fall in full sun. And, they attract butterflies and bees. Coreopsis  - This is another daisy-like flower with smaller blooms than the Black-eyed-Susan and Coneflowers. Its an easy to grow bloomer with an abundance of flowers spring through fall. There are many colors of Coreopsis - yellow, orange, pink, maroon, red, and chocolate. They also attract butterflies and their seeds attract birds. Dahlia - These blooms are show-stoppers! They have a wide range of flower types and shapes and many different colors. They are as tough as they are beautiful. Plant in light shade in the hottest areas.  Lantana - Blooms are clustered atop dark green foliage in yellow, orange, red, lavender, white and bi-colors are fragrant. Birds and butterflies love Lantana. It needs to be planted in full sun and requires little water once established. Pretty as a shrub, groundcover, or in pots. Salvia - There are many different types of Salvia in different sizes and many different color. They are all easy to grow and most varieties prefer full sun. They attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.  Zinnia - These have been a favorite summertime bloom for gardeners for many generations. The big flowers come in many different colors and are one tough summer bloomer. Plant in full sun beds and containers. They will attract bees and butterflies. Sun Parasol Mandevilla - These new Mandevilla vines are bred for their gorgeous rich red color and long-lasting blooms. Once they are established they require very little care. They are super easy to grow and are a favorite of hummingbirds. They climb 12 - 15 feet high and are perfect as a trailing plant in hanging baskets and window boxes or to climb over trellises and arbors. Plant in full sun. Lemon Slice Calibrachoa - Calibrachoas are closely related to petunias - they actually look like mini petunias and are commonly called million bells. The plants become so covered with blooms that you almost see no foliage. Lemon slice has a unique yellow and white striped blossom. It's neat mounding habit makes it perfect for container gardens and garden beds. Plant in full sun and it will bloom abundantly all summer. Impatiens - are the workhorses of the shade garden. They can reach 2 feet tall in a mounding habit. Plant in full to partial shade with regular watering. Impatiens are beautiful when planted in mass plantings in beds or in pots and baskets.   Blog iconLearn about Angelonia, Summer Snapdragons as another great Summer Choice > Click HereCheck out our DIY section for ideas all year long >