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potted flowers

I want to plant colorful flowers in a few pots on my patio. I'm wondering if there are any that will tolerate Las Vegas' hot sun in the summer months.
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Absolutely! Try these plants for color. Make sure the container soil is well-drained (mix in perlite)for these hardy desert specimens:
Agastache x rupestris (Hybrid Licorice Mint Hyssop)
Antirrhinum x 'Dulcinea's Heart' (Hardy snapdragon)
Hymenoxys (Sundancer daisy)
Origanum x 'Amethyst Falls' (Hybrid Oregano)
Achnatherum calamagrostis (Silver Spike Grass)
Echinacea spp. (Coneflower)
Gaillardia grandiflora (Blanket flower)
Nepeta x faassenii (Catmint)
Dianthus pinefolius (Pineleaf Garden Pink)

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