Every gardner has that spot that is too dry it seems for anything to grow. but here is a list of perennials that can tolerate and even thrive in dry conditions!

Perennials:

  • Achillea
  • Agastache
  • Allium
  • Anthemis tinctoria
  • Arabis caucasia
  • Armeria maritima
  • Artemisia schmidtiana
  • Asclepias tuberosa
  • Baptisia
  • Buddleia
  • Cerastium tomentosum
  • Coreopsis
  • Delosperma
  • Dianthus
  • Echinacea
  • Echinops bannaticus
  • Epimedium grandiflorum
  • Eryngium
  • Euphorbia
  • Gaillardia
  • Gentiana cruciata
  • Gypsophila
  • Helleborus
  • Iberis sempervirens
  • Incarvillea delavayi
  • Iris
  • Knautia
  • Kniphofia
  • Lamium maculatum
  • Lavandula
  • Liriope muscari
  • Malva sylvestris
  • Nepeta faassenii
  • OenotheraPaeonia
  • Penstemon
  • Perovskia
  • Saponaria ocymoides
  • Sedum
  • Sempervivum
  • Stachys byzantina
  • Stokesia laevis
  • Teucrium
  • Thymus
  • Verbascum
Perennial Grasses:
  • Andropogon gerardii
  • Calamagrostis acutiflora
  • Erianthus ravennae
  • Festuca glauca
  • Helictotrichon sempervirens
  • Panicum virgatum
  • Schizachyrium scoparium
  • Sporobolus heterolepsis
  • Stipa calamagrostis