By Neha Yadav
Published Apr 16, 2024

Hindustan Times

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5 plants that grow well in direct sunlight

Plants require an adequate amount of sunlight to grow. Here are some plants that thrive in direct and full sunlight.


Tulsi is an excellent herbal plant that grows well in full sunlight. It thrives in temperatures ranging from 70°F to 80°F. This plant requires regular watering to grow in summers.


Marigold is an ideal outdoor flowering plant that blooms beautifully with orange and yellow flowers in direct sunlight.


Cactus is a succulent plant that can endure direct sunlight and high temperatures. It is a low maintenance plant that requires less watering.

Sago Palm

Sago Palm is a perfect outdoor plant that can grow well in direct sunlight. It has lush green foliage that can amp up any space.


Crotons are highly adaptable plants. They thrive in full and direct sunlight. They are low-maintenance plant that require less watering.