Drought Tolerant Perennials

 

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Gardening Tips for successful and beautiful Landscapes and Gardens

 

 

Common Name

Scientific Name

Ajuga, Carpet bugle

Ajuga reptans

Artemisia

Artemisia

Asters

Aster spp.

Baby's breath

Gypsophila paniculata

Baptisia

Baptisia australis

Beebalm

Monarda didyma

Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta

Butterfly weed

Asclepias tuberosa

Candytuft, Evergreen

Iberis sempervirens

Chrysanthemum, Mum

Chrysanthemum x morifolium

Columbine

Aquilegia spp.

Coneflower, Purple

Echinacea purpurea

Coralbells

Heuchera americana

Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolata, C. verticillata, C. tinctoria

Daylily

Hemerocallis spp.

Gaillardia, Blanket flower

Gaillardia x grandiflora

Gaura

Gaura lindheimeri

Gazania

Gazania

Gerbera daisy

Gerbera jamesonii

Goldenrod

Solidago spp. and hybrids

Hardy ice plant

Delosperma cooperi

Helleborus, Lenten rose

Helleborus orientalis

Hosta, Plantain lily

Hosta spp.

Iceland Poppy

Papaver nudicaule

Iris

Iris spp.

Lamb's ears

Stachys byzantina

Liatris

Liatris spicata

Lily of the Nile

Agapanthus

Mexican sunflower

Tithonia rotundifolia

Peony

Paeonia lactiflora

Perovskia

Perovskia

Phlox, thrift

Phlox paniculata, P. divaricata, P. subulata

Red hot poker

Kniphofia uvaria

Salvia

Salvia  spp.

Sedum

Sedum spectabile

Shasta Daisy

Chrysanthemum x superbum

Stokes' aster

Stokesia laevis

Sunflower

Helianthus annuus

Verbascum

Mullein

Verbena

Verbena spp.

Veronica

Veronica spicata

Yarrow

Achillea millefolium