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Start replacing hydrangeas with this, 'Midwinter Fire' redtwig dogwood.

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' - This deciduous shrub has oval, mid-green leaves and produces small, creamy-white flowers in May and June. But it's really grown for the brilliant, flame-coloured stems that are revealed when the leaves, which turn orang

Yarrow
 
Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white.

Name: Achillea varieties

Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil

Size: To 4 feet tall

Zones: 3-9

Tips for Growing Yarrow 

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The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Achillea: Duizendblad Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. Full sun and well-drained soil

Bog plants that also do well in shade! For those swampy parts of your garden.

11 Striking Bog Plants

No matter where you live, being water wise is the smart way to garden. And if you live in drought stricken or prone areas, it’s a must. While I love a gorgeous hydrangea, and roses are amazing, there are plenty of flowering plants that don’t suck down our water resources. These ten no fail perennials for low water gardens fit the bill, are gorgeous as stand alone plants, and come back every year!

10 No Fail Perennials for Low Water Gardens

Plumerias and water droplets

Plumerias are a beautifully scented flower my favorite! Plumeria Flowers Photograph by Dana Edmunds - Printscapes - Plumeria Flowers Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

Chapel Hill Yellow Lantana.  Perennial. 16" high by 2-3' wide.  I've had mixed success with perennial lantana in the past.    Grew much taller than 16", closer to 2-2.5'  Of the 10 I planted (2012), I lost 3 over the winter and 2 came back very stunted.  Replacing all 5 and trying again (2013)!

Chapel Hill Yellow Lantana (Lantana Chapel Hill Yellow P.# - Monrovia - Chapel Hill Yellow Lantana (Lantana Chapel Hill Yellow P.

Blanket Flower: A tough prairie plant that blooms all summer long and into fall.

The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials

Yarrow Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it.

For those of us dealing with drought - here are some great ideas for replacing our lawns with drought resistant landscaping.

Drought Tolerant Landscapes

Considering Drought Tolerant Landscaping For Cheap And Beautiful Garden: Stunning Perennials And Succulent For Drought Tolerant Landscaping With Lawn And Walkways For Front Yard Landscape Ideas

Llandscape architect and garden designer David Cristiani has taken drought tolerant native and adapted plants and set them against a dramatic colored wall at his residence in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Llandscape architect and garden designer David Cristiani has taken drought tolerant native and adapted plants and set them against a dramatic colored wall at his residence in Albuquerque, New Mexico - Skip the purple!

Improved Golden Sedum  A low-growing dense mat of succulent leaves is carefree once established! Space 12-18" apart. Brilliant yellow flowers in late summer. Leaves turn vibrant orange-red in fall. Ships in a 3" pot. Sedum kamtschaticum    Zones: 3-9  Light: Full Sun to Full Shade  Deer tend to avoid.     Botanical Name: Sedum kamtschaticum  Form: Perennial  Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun  Height/Habit: 6 - 9"  Spread: 12 - 18"  Spacing: 12 - 18"  Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9 (-30 degrees F)…

Improved Golden Sedum ~~~ Excellent for Hot, Dry Sites! A low-growing dense mat of succulent leaves is carefree once established! Brilliant yellow flowers in late summer. Leaves turn vibrant orange-red in fall

Iris Pseudacorus. Yellow iris. Invasive and banned in Connecticut. Striking yellow flowers. Suitable for ponds, streams, lakes and bog-gardens in full sun. Height 60-90 cm. Flowering time May-June. Water depth 0-20 cm over the rhizome.

A british wild native marginal iris with sword-like leaves. Suitable for ponds, streams, lakes and bog-gardens in full sun. Flowering time May-June. Water depth cm over the rhizome.

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