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Plants for Dry Areas

Plants for Dry Areas

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We have plants for Dry Areas!

When you have a dry hot sunny spot in your garden it can be hard to find plants that will thrive and grow in that area. We have compiled a list of plants for dry areas just for you.

Perennials

Perennials

Baby's Breath Gypsophila paniculata Lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Balloon Flower Platycodon grandiflorum Leopardbane Doronicum caucasicum
Barrenwort Epimedium versicolor Meadow Rue Thalictrum species
Bethlehem Lungwort Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs. Moon' Missouri Primrose Oenothera missourensis
Beard Tongue Penstemon spp. Monkshood Aconitum species
Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia fulgida Oconee-Bells Shortia galacifolia
Black Snakeroot Cimicifuga racemosa Pink Ladyslipper Cypripedium aucale
Blanketflower Gaillardia x grandiflora Pinks Dianthus spp.
Blazing Star Liatris spp. Primrose Primula species
Bleedingheart Dicentra spectabilis Hosta Hosta species
Bloodroot Sanguinatia canadensis Rock Cress Arabis spp.
Blue Phlox Phlox divaricata Rock Soapwort Saponaria ocymoides
Bottle Gentian Gentiana andrewsii Salvia Salvia spp.
Bugleweed/Ajuga Ajuga reptans Sandwort Arenariaverna caespetosa
Christmas Rose Helleborus niger Sea Thrift Armeria maritima
Coralbells Heuchera sanquinea Shootingstar Dodocantheon media
Creeping Phlox Phlox stolenifera 'Blue Ridge' Siberian Bugloss, False Forget-me-not Brunnaria macrophylla
Crested Iris Iris cristata
Daylily Hemerocallis species Speedwell Veronica spp.
Dog-Tooth Lily Erythronium spp. Stonecrop Sedum spp.
Fringe Bleedingheart Dicentra eximia and hybrids Tickseed Coreopsis spp.
Gas Plant Dictamnus alba Trillium Trillium grandiflorum & T. undulatum
Giant Blue Lobelia Lobelia syphilitica
Globeflower Trollius europeus Violets Viola species
Goatsbeard Aruncus sylvester Virginia Bluebells Mertensia virginica
Greek Valerian Polemonium reptans Wild Cranesbill Geranium maculatum & others
Hepatica Hepatica species Wild Indigo Baptisia australis
Jack-In-The-Pulpit Arisaeama triphyllum Wormwood Artemisia spp.
Japanese Anemone Anemone vitifolia Yarrow Achillea spp.
Mountain Blue Centaurea montana Yellow Ladyslipper Cypripedium pubescens
Jupiter's Beard Centaurea ruber

Lavender

Black-Eyed-Susan

Add xeriscape plants to your dry areas and they will help your garden flourish.

Burkwood Viburnum
Viburnum xburkwoodii
 

Shrubs

Trees

Amur Maple Acer ginnala Amur Chokecherry Prunus maackii
Honeysuckle Lonicera varieties Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa
Hughes, Prince of Wales, Blue Rug Juniper Juniperus horizontalis varieties Canada Red Cherry Prunus virginiana
Potentillia Bush Cinquefoil Potentilla varieties Common Hackberry Celtis occidentalis
Rugosa Roses Rosa rugosa Cork Tree Phellodendron species
Peking/Hedge Cotoneaster Cotoneaster lucidus Green Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Smokebush Cotinus coggygria Honeylocust Gleditsia triacanthos
Sumac Rhus varieties Littleleaf Linden Tilia cordata
Wayfaring Tree Viburnum Viburnum lantana Northern Catalpa Catalpa speciosa
Norway Maple Acer platanoides
Silver Queen Maple Acer saccharinum

 

Prairie Dropseed Grass

Grasses

Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii
Blue Fescue Festuca ovina glauca
Blue Hair Grass Koeleria glauca
Fountain Grass Pennisetum alopecuroides and cvs.
Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans and cvs.
Little Bluestem Andropogon scoparius
Maiden Grass Miscanthus gracillimus and cvs.
Prairie Dropseed Sporobolus heteroplepsis
Ravennae Grass Erianthus ravenna
Switch Grass Panicum vigatum and cvs.

Plants for Dry Areas

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NOTE:  Any of our sales associates here at Breezy Hill Nursery would be happy to answer your questions about planting and caring for your tree.

Call us at (262) 537-2111. If you have gardening questions please call or stop by our garden center.

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