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Drought Tolerant Plants

Drought Tolerant Plants

Stages of Root Growth

Even drought tolerant species need consistent wateringwhen newly plantedto get their root systems established.

Proper Watering Tip
Less frequent, long and deep watering cycles are more effective than frequent, shallow waterings.
•This encourages deeper, stronger root growth.
•Deep root systems will have access to more moisture, letting the plant go longer between waterings.

Red Fountain Grass
Red Fountain Grass


GRASSES
  • Bronze Sedge 
  • Deer Grass Lomandra
  • Orange Sedge
  • Pink Muhly Grass Red Fountain Grass
BULBS
  • Belladonna Lily
  • Daffodil
SHRUBS | LG/SCREENING
  • Carolina Cherry Laurel
  • Gilt Edge Eleagnus
  • Italian Buckthorn
  • Lemon Bottlebrush
  • Oleander
  • Osmanthus
  • Pineapple Guava
  • Purple Hopseed
  • Sweet Bay, Grecian Laurel
  • Toyon, California Holly
SHRUBS | SM/MED
  • Bush Anemone
  • Bush Germander
  • Bush Morning Glory
  • California Wild Lilac
  • Coast Rosemary
  • Coprosma
  • Dwarf Bottlebrush
  • Dwarf Myrtle
  • Dwarf Olive ‘Little Ollie’
  • Grevillea
  • Heavenly Bamboo
  • Indian Hawthorn
  • Jerusalem Sage 
Ground Morning Glory
Ground Morning Glory


SHRUBS | SM/MED continued...
  • Juniper
  • Mugho Pine
  • New Zealand Flax
  • Orchid Rockrose
  • Oregon Grape
  • Red-Flowering Currant
  • Rosemary
  • Texas Ranger
  • Manzanita
  • Winter Daphne
  • Yucca

GROUNDCOVERS
  • Carmel Creeper
  • Cotoneaster
  • Creeping Mahonia
  • Manzanita
  • Evergreen Currant
  • Majorcan Germander
  • Ground Morning Glory
  • Hen & Chicks
  • Ice Plant
  • Juniper
  • Myoporum
  • Periwinkle
  • Rosemary
  • Sageleaf Rockrose
  • Sedum
  • Sunrose
  • Thyme
  • Wooly Grevillea
VINES 
  • Carolina Jasmine
  • Lavender Trumpet Vine
  • Lilac Vine
  • Wisteria
Windmill Palm
Windmill Palm


PALMS  
  • Canary Island Date Palm
  • Mediterranean Fan Palm
  • Mexican Fan Palm
  • Pindo Palm
  • Windmill Palm 


TREES
  • Arbutus ‘Marina’
  • Carolina Cherry Laurel
  • Chinese Pistache
  • Coast Live Oak
  • Cork Oak
  • Crape Myrtle
  • Deodar Cedar
  • Desert Willow
  • Eucalyptus
  • Holly Oak
  • Incense Cedar
  • Italian Cypress
  • Oklahoma Redbud
  • Olive
  • Pines
  • Purple Smoke Tree
  • Silk Tree
  • Strawberry Tree
  • Valley Oak
  • Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
  • Western Redbud
California Blue-Eyed Grass
California Blue-Eyed Grass


PERENNIALS
  • Agave
  • Artemisia
  • Blanket Flower
  • California Blue-Eyed Grass
  • California Fuchsia
  • California Poppy
  • Catmint
  • Dusty Miller
  • Euphorbia/Spurge
  • Penstemon
  • Gaura
  • Germander
  • Gold Coin 
  • Coreopsis
  • Hummingbird Mint
  • Lamb’s Ear
  • Lavender
  • Lavender Cotton
  • Lily-of-the-Nile
  • Lion’s Tail
  • Monkey Flower
  • Yarrow
  • Red-Hot Poker
  • Red Yucca
  • Russian Sage
  • Sage/Salvia
  • Santa Barbara Daisy
Coreopsis
Coreopsis
Crape Myrtle 'Dynamite'
Crape Myrtle 'Dynamite'
Heavenly Bamboo
Heavenly Bamboo
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