Top Drought Resistant Plants



Top Drought Resistant ANNUALS

1. Moss RosePortulaca grandiflora Succulent greenery with ruffled flowers in many different hues
2. Sweet Alyssum Lobularia maritime Low mounding plant with small flowers in white, pink or lavender.
3. Begonias – many species Shade loving, grown for both interesting foliage and colorful flowers.
4. Dusty MillerSenecio cineraria Known for its silver gray foliage
5. Geranium – Pelargonium hortorum These well-known annuals come in a variety of colors.
6. Floss FlowerAgeratum houstonianum Soft, round fluffy flowers, most commonly blue.

Top Drought Resistant PERENNIALS

1. Yarrow – Achillea Ferny foliage with clusters of tiny, tightly packed flowers.
2. Coneflower – Echinacea In the Daisy family, native to the North East, come in a wide range of sizes and colors.
3. Russian Sage Perovskia Late summer blooming, typically blue with long panicles of flowers.
4. Tickseed – Coreopsis Daisy like flowers, profuse blooms.
5. StonecropSedum Many varieties and species with thick, succulent leaves, tight clumps of tiny flowers
6. Blanket Flower – Gaillardia Colorful daisy-like flowers.

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