Top Drought Resistant ANNUALS
1. Moss Rose – Portulaca 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 Miller – Senecio cineraria Known for its silver gray foliage
5. Geranium – Pelargonium hortorum These well-known annuals come in a variety of colors.
6. Floss Flower – Ageratum 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. Stonecrop – Sedum Many varieties and species with thick, succulent leaves, tight clumps of tiny flowers
6. Blanket Flower – Gaillardia Colorful daisy-like flowers.