Create a drought-friendly landscape. (Originally featured on a California-Friendly Landscape Contest hosted by Roger's Gardens in Orange County, CA)

Create a drought-friendly landscape. (Originally featured on a California-Friendly Landscape Contest hosted by Roger's Gardens in Orange County, CA)

Plants, Drought Resistant Plants, Plants That Need Little Water, Drought Friendly Plants, Popular, Plants, Plant Gardening

20 Plants That Almost Grow Without Water

Plants, Drought Resistant Plants, Plants That Need Little Water, Drought Friendly Plants, Popular, Plants, Plant Gardening

Yarrow  Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white.  Name: Achillea varieties  Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil  Size: To 4 feet tall  Zones: 3-9

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Yarrow Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white. Name: Achillea varieties Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones: 3-9

15 of our favorite drought-tolerant perennials—see them here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/perennials-with-drought-tolerance/?socsrc=bhgpin050112droughtperennials

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

15 of our favorite drought-tolerant perennials—see them here: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/perennials/perennials-with-drought-tolerance/?socsrc=bhgpin050112droughtperennials

For those of us dealing with drought - here are some great ideas for replacing our lawns with drought resistant landscaping.

Drought Tolerant Landscapes

Blue Queen Salvia - Blooms profusely for months! Enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this brilliant violet-blue Salvia, a member of the mint family. Heat- and drought-resistant hybrid blooms profusely for months with plump spikes of double blooms. Grows 15-18" tall, 12-18" wide in full sun or partial shade. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 5-9. Salvia nemorosa ‘Blaukonigin’

Blue Queen Salvia - Blooms profusely for months! Enjoy summer-long beauty year after year with this brilliant violet-blue Salvia, a member of the mint family. Heat- and drought-resistant hybrid blooms profusely for months with plump spikes of double blooms. Grows 15-18" tall, 12-18" wide in full sun or partial shade. Ships in a 3" pot. Zones 5-9. Salvia nemorosa ‘Blaukonigin’

Alternatives to grass that are drought-resistant and sturdy as grass * Rupture wort * Creeping wire vine

Ground Covers – Walkable and Worthy Alternatives to Grass

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