I grew up in central Mississippi in that good, old-fashioned Deep South heat. We had an older home without central air conditioning; my dad turned on one window unit on Sunday afternoons for a few hours. That was it, for cooling. And I don't think we even had ceiling fans, back in the day. How did we survive!?
We didn't have this:
Do you want to see a stunning Rugosa rose bush? I'm amazed at its rose hips this year. They truly look like the fruit that they are.