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33 Stunning Drought-Tolerant Plants For Low-Maintenance Landscapes

Looking for drought-tolerant plants for your ornamental garden or arid landscape? Appear no farther because we’ve exactly the plants you want-gorgeous drought-tolerant plants you won’t believe thrive with little to no watering!

Lovely Drought-Tolerant Plants For Thirsty Gardens

Drought-tolerant plants became an preoccupation for me one dry summer spell when my prized roses suffered. Since we just have to induce lemonade when life hands us lemons, I went and made myself some lemon meringue too. Drought-tolerant plants were the perfect solution for a low-maintenance gardener like me. If you’re particular withA water conservation, then drought-tolerant plants are your new best friends. Here’s an extensive listing of drought-tolerant plants you’ll fall in love with.

1. Agave

Agave
Turn heads with these interesting perennials in your front yard scenery. Wait till it flowers and you’ll have more curious onlookers-which is in some 10 to 20 years to be exact!

2. African Daisy “Gerbera”

African
African daisies will wither on a dry spell, so what got them into this list of drought-tolerant plants? They’re virtually hard to kill once they’re established and they don’t really wither and die. They just go dormant or go on survival mode.

3. Beardtongues Or Penstemon

Beardtongues
Don’t be fooled by these lovely and dainty blooms. Penstemons prosper on forget and will, hence, feel at home in your waterless garden.

4. Black-eyed Susans

Black-eyed
So you want a bungalow flower garden in your arid landscape? Black-eyed SusansA are your go-to plants for a flower garden running riot in your dehydrated garden.

5. Blazing Stars “Ajuga”

Blazing
It’s amazing how these flowers can thrive on both objective of weather spectrum. From a dry spell to a bitter wintertime, flaming superstars will thrive in your garden.

6. Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea
Spanish villas and a Mediterranean landscape are never without these lovely buds. Bougainvillea’s gorgeous colourings is a testament on how you can maintain a lovely flower garden in a dry landscape.

7. Bugleweed’ Ajuga’

Bugleweed
Some former growers may pass up on this drought-tolerant plant as bugleweed or carpet bugle can be invasive. But in a really parched scenery, perhaps, they can be tamed.

8. Butterfly Weed” Asclepias Tuberosa”

Butterfly
Invite butterflies( especially monarch butterflies ), and hummingbirds to your garden with goody butterfly weeds. You can build your garden butterfly- and bird-friendly and just as beautiful even in a dry spell or arid landscape.

9. Cactus Plants

Cactus
What could be more drought-resistant than cactus, which practically flourishes in a waterless environment? A You’ll love even their thorns which help quench their thirst. With hundreds of variety-it will always be interesting.

10. Coneflowers “Echinacea”

Coneflowers
Large flower heads and showy buds are perfect backdrops for your low-lying drought-tolerant plants. Coneflowers, being a member of the daisy family, are dependable even with an inferior and dry soil.

11. Cosmos Plants

Cosmos
Another beautiful flowering annual plant which flourishes even in forget. In fact, growing cosmos in a fertile and watered scenery will only produce verdant foliage and fewer blooms, which isn’t exactly what you are looking forA in your bloom garden.

12. Daylily “Hemerocallis”

Daylily
One of my favorite perennials, daylilies aren’t considered’ the perfect perennial’ for nothing. What lovely blooms and brilliant colours for a variety that is both aA drought- and frost-tolerant!

13. Desert Rose” Adenium Obesum”

Desert
One of the most familiar blooms in a desert or arid landscape is the adenium obesum which is befitting of its common name, desert rose. It may shed its foliage in a cold or dry spell but the buds will prosper to your adoration.

14. Crown Of Thorns” Euphorbia Milii”

Crown
The thorns may intimidate you but the flowers will definitely win you over. One of the most interesting drought-tolerant plants, the crown of thorns willA interest you more with the variety of colors, sizes, and forms.

15. Indian Blanket Flowers” Gaillardiaa

Indian
Although blanket flowers or Sundance are best appreciated in the wild, you can grow a few in your sandy well-drained clay. With a high tolerance for drought, they do best in a hot climate in full sun.

16. Kaiser’s Crown Or Crown Imperial


Did our listing justA getA even more interesting with this amazing entry? A bulb can cost a few dollars, but you can boost your dry landscape with this beautiful oddity.

17. Lantana Camara

Lantana
Lantana is common in the tropics and is even classified as invasive, but for a naturally drought-tolerant plant, they can probably be tamed. With interesting flower sort and a profusion of different colors, you can grow a bungalow flower garden in a dry garden.

18. Lavender “Lavandula”

Lavender
One of our favorites, lavender is simply extraordinary. Valued for more than merely its looks, it is both an ornamental and essential herb. It is another plant that can withstand both a dry spell and a frost.

19. Romneya” Matilija Poppies”

Romneya
Featured in 1998′ s The Mask Of Zorro , Romneyas, are indeed, native to California and northern Mexico. A white flashy flower head with an intense yellow centre deserves a spot in your arid garden landscape.

20. Oleander” Nerium Oleander”

Oleander
Oleander isA native to the Mediterranean region to theA Arabian peninsula but is also may be in tropical regions around the world. Take precaution, though, this beautiful drought-resistant plant is one of the most poisonous ornamental plants.

21. Primula

Primula
Primula, as a drought-tolerant plant, is attributed to its ability to thrive in inferior soil from the bumpy Himalayas to boggy meadows.

22. Purslane “Portulaca”

Purslane
Some assortments of purslane are considered weeds, being virtually hard to kill and easily proliferating. Use this to your advantage and grow an Alpine meadow-like landscape even in your waterless garden.

23. Red Salvia Or Scarlet Sage

Red
Pair scarlet sage with the equally drought-resistant purple wild sage and you’ve got a bungalow flower garden-like landscape. A flower garden with an explosion of colourings is possible even in a dry, sandy, and bumpy landscape.

24. Stonecrops “Sedum”

Stonecrops
If you’re looking to do a xeriscape for your dry landscape, stonecrops or’ sedum’ would be great. It is a leaf succulent flowering plant which does well in a bumpy landscape.

25. Succulent Plants

Succulent
Succulents are all the rage these days with different ranges and interesting colorings and kinds. Besides that, its resistance to drought probably built it an endearing garden and indoor plant.

26. Sunflowers “Helianthus”

Sunflowers
If not totally drought-tolerant, sunflowers are definitely summer flowering plants. Not only are they great for your scenery, both the seeds and the young flower heads are edible too.

27. Verbena Or Vervain

Verbena
Some species of Verbena wear the colourings of the stars and stripes. This induces them great for your summertime garden in planters or hanging pots , not just for the Fourth of July, but for a patriotic look all summertime long.

28. Vinca Or Periwinkle

Vinca
You can trust these lovely blooming blooms to thrive in your garden with little care. On hot and dry summer days just sit back and relax and these blooms will prosper all on their own.

29. Whiteweed “Ageratum”

Whiteweed
For a plant called Whiteweed, the flowers are commonly blue, which is great for your dry garden. For a bloom color which can be hard to grow,’ ageratum’ is a great option for your arid landscape.

30. Wild Sage

Wild
Like most range from the sage and salvia family, the wild sage sure is drought-resistant. Grow a drought-tolerant scenery with wild sage as an addition.

31. Yarrow” Achillea Millefolium”

Yarrow
You would do well to include yarrow in your dry garden scenery with its beneficial herb properties. It has a long been used as food, to construct tea, dried as cook herb, and was once a popular vegetable.

32. Yellow Alyssum Or Stone Herb

Yellow
You have a bonus in this low-lying dry-resistant plant which prospers in bumpy terrain. It has a sweet smelling aroma which earned it the nickname of sweet alyssum, plus it has dainty yellow blooms in clumps.

33. Yucca

Yucca
One of the mainstays in a desert to semi desert scenery is the interesting yucca. It is similar to agave, merely reserved or smaller in sort and has conventional blooms which bloom in shorter hour than agave.

Learn how to pick drought-tolerant plants for your arid or dry landscape in this video :

There you go, homesteaders! Drought-tolerant plants perfect for your dry or arid scenery. A dry spell wouldn’t be much of a matter of concern now with these trusty plants to choose from!

So which drought tolerant plant will you be adding on your homestead? Let us know below in specific comments !

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