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Proven plants for hot, humid climates

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By Susan Brown, County Extension

Heat and humidity is the name of the game and the main challenge for growing plants in the Southeast. Though the spring was very dry, with little rainfall in April through June, temperatures were above average in those months. In July and August, the region experienced more rainfall and higher temperatures then average.
Each year around the United States, hundreds of new plant varieties are tested. Here are the top five varieties that trial garden leaders recommend for our specific region for 2012:


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