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Quick links to some of our favorite drought-resistant plants in our catalog.

Here's a list of some of the best drought tolerant plants that are available right now for shipping.

Click on the name of any of the plants to view that plant's page.

Perennials
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’    Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Threadleaf Coreopsis Blooms July–September.
5 $7.75
Dianthus ‘Rose de Mai’    Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–August
3 $7.75
Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum    Partial Shade  Shade Lover  Drought Tolerant Blooms April–May
4 $11.00
Eriogonum allenii ‘Little Rascal’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Shale Barrens Buckwheat Blooms June–September
5 $8.25
Eryngium variifolium Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Moroccan Sea Holly Blooms July–August.
5 $7.75
Eryngium yuccifolium Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Rattlesnake Master Blooms July–September
3 $8.25
Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii  Drawing Available  Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms March–June
7 $8.00
Euphorbia ‘Limewall’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–October.
7 $8.75
Euphorbia myrsinites Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms April–June
5 $8.25
Helianthemum ‘Henfield Brilliant’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–July
4 $8.50
Helianthus angustifolius    Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Swamp Sunflower Blooms September–October
5 $8.75
Kniphofia ‘Bees Sunset’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms June-August
5 $10.75
Origanum x ‘Amethyst Falls’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms August–October
5 $8.00
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Phlomis cashmeriana Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms June–August
5 $8.00
Phlomis lanata Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms June–September
7 $8.00
Phlomis russeliana Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms June–September.
4 $8.00
Salvia x ‘Allen Chickering’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms June–August.
8 $8.75
Salvia azurea ‘Nekan’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Pitcher Sage Blooms July–September
4 $8.00
Sedum spurium ‘Voodoo’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms June–August.
3 $7.75
Sedum telephium ‘Karfunkelstein’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms August – October.
4 $8.25
Sedum telephium ‘Red Cauli’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms July – October.
4 $7.75
Ornamental Grasses
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Bouteloua gracilis ‘Hachita’    Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms June–October
3 $8.75
Festuca mairei    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant  Drought Tolerant Atlas Fescue Blooms June
4 $8.25
Muhlenbergia dubia Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Pine Muhly Blooms August – October
7 $9.50
Stipa gigantea  Drawing Available  Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Giant Feather Grass Blooms June–November
7 $9.00
Ornamental Shrubs
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Arctostaphylos edmundsii ‘Carmel Sur’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms March–April
8 $10.00
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ‘Radiant’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Bearberry Blooms March–April
5 $10.00
Aronia melanocarpa ‘Viking’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms April–May
3 $12.75
Cistus ‘Ann Baker’    Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–September.
8 $9.75
Cistus ‘Anne Palmer’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–September
8 $9.75
Cistus x dansereaui ‘Jenkyn Place’    Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms April – July.
8 $9.75
Cistus populifolius Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms April – June.
8 $9.75
Cistus ‘Snow White’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms April–August.
8 $9.75
Diervilla sessilifolia ‘Butterfly’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–July
4 $12.00
Genista aetnensis Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Mount Etna Broom Blooms July–September.
8 $12.00
Hydrangea arborescens ‘Haas Halo’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms June–August
3 $13.50
x Halimiocistus wintonensis ‘Merrist Wood Cream’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–June
7 $10.00
Trees & Vines
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
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