Sarah and Roger Budarick’s drought tolerant garden, Boat’s End, in Australian House and Garden.

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Russian Sage (Perovskia atiplicifolia) | Two experts share their favorite drought-tolerant plants that will make your life easier (and help you save water)!

Foliage plants shine in this drought-tolerant garden. Many drought-tolerant plants offer less-showy blooms, but make up for it with interesting foliage, such as this Japanese bloodgrass. The combination of grass and concrete in many curb strips doesn't do much to stem water loss, but this planted version catches water before it hits the street. In place of grass, choose drought-tolerant plantings, which are more likely to prevent erosion. Shade, too, can be a necessary element in the fight…

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Velvety kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos ‘Orange Cross’ and Bush Gems series) add spicy color against golden grasses in a garden in Tiburon, California, designed by Arterra Landscape Architects (arterrallp.com). The plants tolerate drought but flower best with some water in summer and excellent drainage in light sandy soil.

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So beautiful in it's simplicity and repeating colors & textures. Xeriscape - Xericaping - Drought Tolerant Gardening Gardens Landscape.:

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