Summer Blooming Drought Tolerant Plant Combo for Sun

This summer blooming, drought tolerant plant combo for sun features gauzy, transparent blooms of Stipa gigantea and Verbena bonariensis that sway in the breeze. Apricot Sunrise hyssop is a froth of fragrant blooms and mingles with coneflower blooms; the contrasting flower shapes of all lend textural variety to the scene. This vignette blooms for a long period and is a delight to hummers and bees.


Growing Conditions

Zone: 7, 8, 9
Exposure: Afternoon Sun, Full Sun, Reflected Heat
Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low

Design Considerations

Style: Mediterranean
Features: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Flower Fest, Fragrance, Warm Colors
Focus: Hellstrip / Parking Strip, Saving Water
Seasons of Interest: Summer, Fall

Care and Maintenance


Maintenance Level: medium

Plants In this Combo