Sun Loving Drought Tolerant Planting Combination

This drought tolerant planting combination for full sun blooms from early summer through fall. The evergreen structure of this planting vignette is comprised of Yucca 'Color Guard' with its sword-shaped and yellow variegated foliage, the strictly upright Totem Italian cypress, Angelina stonecrop is a ground-hugging sedum with yellow foliage, and the rounded form and gray foliage of the Spanish lavender contributes structure in addition to showy, fragrant blooms.


Growing Conditions

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

Design Considerations

Style: Mediterranean, Northwest Eclectic, Waterwise
Features: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Fabulous Foliage, Flower Fest, Fragrance, Attracts Pollinator
Focus: Hellstrip / Parking Strip, Saving Water
Seasons of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Three Seasons of Interest, Year-round Interest

Care and Maintenance


Maintenance Level: medium

Plants In this Combo