Despite the common association of gardening with watering, many plants can tolerate periods of drought once they are established. Definition: Can survive long periods without water.
This flower is a cottage garden classic. Loved for its trumpet-shaped flowers that blossom from summer to fall. Available in a range of colors, some also feature variegated foliage.
Zinnia is one tough annual and comes in various sizes and colors. Use low-growing Zinnias for landscape or garden borders. And tall varieties for fresh cut flowers.
Salvia is a relative of mint and features long blooms. Make for excellent drought-tolerant planting that hummingbirds will love (along with pollinators).
Catmint is easy to grow and versatile. It features deep purple blooms that blossom at the beginning of summer. Swipe up for a complete list of drought-tolerant plants.
Excellent summer and fall color. Reaching up to 8' tall. Growing zones 4-9.
A drought-tolerant ground cover also known as Crassula muscosa.
Select varieties of trees can be used for drought-tolerant landscaping. View full article.