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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  New Plant  Drought Tolerant Blooms May–August
3 $7.75
Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum    Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant  Drought Tolerant Blooms April–May
4 $10.50
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|ndash;September
3 $7.75
Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii  Drawing Available  Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms March|#8211;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|#8211;June
5 $8.25
Helianthemum ‘Henfield Brilliant’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms May|#8211;July
4 $8.50
Helianthus angustifolius    Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Swamp Sunflower Blooms September-October
5 $8.75
Kniphofia ‘Bee|#8217;s Sunset’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms June|#8211;August
5 $10.75
Origanum x ‘Amethyst Falls’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms August|#8211;October
5 $7.75
Phlomis cashmeriana Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms June-August
5 $8.00
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Phlomis lanata    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|#8211;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  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’  Drawing Available  Full Sun  Drought Tolerant Blooms April–August.
8 $9.75
Diervilla sessilifolia ‘Butterfly’  Drawing Available  Full Sun  Partial Shade  Drought Tolerant Blooms May-July
4 $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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Current Staff's Favorite Plant

Current Staff's Favorite Plant

Our featured plant: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora ‘Honey Angels’

Colorful Crocosmias, Be Awed by your August garden, Saturday Strolls!

Click here to view our Late August 2019 Newsletter!

Colorful Crocosmias!

Crocosmias pack a punch of late summer color as our gardens transition into autumn. Their clustered tubular flowers populate the ends of gracefully arching spikes, which emerge from handsome sword-like foliage. Ranging from yellow, peach and orange to fiery red, their prismatic shades look exceptional with white flowering perennials such as Phlox ‘David’, Selinum wallichianum and Aster ‘Bridal Veil’, as well as the blue blossoms of Aconitum, Agapanthus ‘Storm Cloud’ or Aster ‘Twilight’. For fun you could create a hot border, blending them with Kniphofia, Helenium, Salvia and even other Crocosmia, plus be sure to include some in your next bouquet. Commonly referred to as Montbretia and hardy to Zone 6, they appreciate, good drainage, adequate water and some shade in scorching summer sun. Please feel free to check out our extensive collection of Crocosmia cultivars in the perennial section of our online catalog.

YES, it’s possible to be in awe of your late August garden….

At this point in the season, some areas in our gardens may appear a tad worn or lackluster. If you haven’t already done so, you may wish to cut back a few tired looking perennials, such as the Nepetas or Geraniums, so you can enjoy a fresh flourish of growth plus more blooms. Adequate moisture and an additional application of compost will also ensure late summer vigor. Incorporating plants that provide a bounty of flowers and alluring leaves in August and September helps buoy our spirits, and hopefully even inspire a little awe as we approach fall. Though the plants featured in this newsletter either promote a bold statement or possess more refined aspects, they equally caught my eye and made me pause to take a closer look. Perhaps they’ll spark a wondrous moment for you as well. All of us Digging Dog plant wranglers wish you Happy Digging!

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