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Intense Sun – what does well

leeshie45 added on May 13, 2011 | Answered

I'm planting on a deck right over the Hudson River - full, intense sun and seems like the sun's reflection from the water makes it even more intense. I'm looking for some small accent trees, flowering, of interest that I can pot and put on the decks that will do well. I put a Minerva plant there, a hibiscus variety, and it got fried! I'm new to this, so any suggestions would be very helpful! I'm in NJ.

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Heather
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Answered on May 16, 2011

You may want to try xeriscape style plants. They like high heat and have low water needs. We have a whole section on this style of gardening that you should find helpful:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/xeriscape

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