Drought Tolerant Plants

(After one year of establishment in the garden)

Perennials
Achillea species - Yarrow
Agastache foeniculum - Anise Hyssop
Amsonia species - Amsonia
Anthemis species- Marguerite Daisy
Arabis species - Rock Cress
Armeria species - Thrift
Artemisia species - Artemesia
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed

Butterfly Weed Butterfly Weed

Aster species - Michealmas Daisy
Aurinia saxatilis - Alyssum
Baptisia australis - False Indigo
Callirhoe involucrata - Poppy Mallow
Centranthus species - Red Valerian
Cerastium tomentosum - Snow-in-Summer
Coreopsis species – (yellows only)- Coreopsis
Dianthus species - Pinks
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Echinops species - Globe Thistle
Euphorbia species - Spurge
Helleborus species - Hellebores
Hemerocallis species - Daylily

Daylily Daylily

Hosta species - Hostas
Iris sibirica - Siberian Iris
Lavendula species - Lavender
Liatris - Gayfeather
Nepeta - Catmint
Oenothera species - Evening Primrose
Opuntia humifusa - Prickly Pear
Perovskia atriplicifolia - Russian Sage
Phlox paniculata - Garden Phlox
Phlox subulata - Moss Pinks
Platycodon grandiflora - Balloon Flower
Rudbeckia species - Coneflower
Salvia species - Sage
Santolina species - Santolina

Grey Santolina Grey Santolina

Sedum species - Stonecrop
Solidago species - Goldenrod
Stachys species - Lamb's Ear
Stokesia laevis - Stoke's Aster
Thymus species - Thyme
Verbascum species - Mullein
Yucca species - Adam's Needle
Shrubs
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - Bearberry
Berberis thunbergi - Japanese Barberry
Buddleia alterniflora - Butterfly Bush
Buddleia davidii - Butterfly Bush
Calluna species - Heather
Caryoteris x clandonensis - Blue Mist Spiraea
Chaenomeles speciosa - Flowering Quince
Cotinus coggygria - Smokebush
Cotoneaster species - Cotoneaster
Cytisus species - Broom
Daphne species - Daphne
Erica species - Heath
Genista pilosa - Woodwaxen
Hypericum prolificum - St. John's Wort
Indigofera species - Indigofera

Indigofera Indigofera

Juniperus species - Juniper
Lespedeza species - Lespedeza
Ligustrum species – Privet Cypress
Myrica pensylvanica - Bayberry
Pinus mugo - Mugho Pine
Potentilla fruticosa - Cinquefoil
Rosa rugosa - Rugosa Rose
Spiraea species - Spiraea
Vaccinium angustifolium - Lowbush blueberry
Vitex species - Chaste Tree
Annuals
Amaranthus species - Love Lies Bleeding
Arctotis species - South African Daisies
Asclepias curassavica - Bloodflower

Bloodflower Bloodflower

Begonia semperflorens - Wax Begonia
Bidens ferulifolia - Bidens
Calendula officinalis - Pot Marigold
Canna x generalis - Canna
Catharanthus rosea - Annual Vinca, Periwinkle
Celosia species - Cockscomb
Cleome species - Spiderflower
Cosmos species - Cosmos
Cuphea species - Cuphea
Cynara cardunculus - Cardoon
Dyssodia tenuiloba - Dahlberg Daisy
Evolvulus 'Blue Daze' - Hawaiian Blue Eyes
Gazania species - Treasure Flower
Helichrysum bracteatum - Strawflower
Lantana species - Lantana
Limonium species - Statice
Lotus maculatus - Lotus
Melampodium - Melampodium
Nicotiana alata - Nicotiana

Deep Purple Nicotiana Deep Purple Nicotiana

Oxypetalum caeruleum - Tweedia
Pelargonium species - Geranium
Phormium species - New Zealand Flax
Plectranthus species - Plectranthus
Portulaca species - Portulaca
Rudbeckia hirta - Gloriosa Daisy
Salvia chamaedryoides
Salvia discolor
Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'
Salvia greggii
Salvia guaranitica
Salvia x 'Indigo Spires'
Senecio species - Dusty Miller
Tagetes species - Marigold

Marigold Marigold

Tithonia - Mexican Sunflower
Verbena species - Verbena

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