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Drought tolerant sun plants

These perennials tend to either tolerate or enjoy hot, dry, sunny garden conditions. A few actually need these conditions to thrive, others will need some moisture from time to time but are considered drought tolerant.

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Sedum 'John Creech'
Sedum 'John Creech' is a vigorous growing groundcover with bright green scalloped foliage and pink flowers in the summer.

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    Sedum 'Lime Zinger'

    Sedum 'Lime Zinger' (PP#24632) is a slowly spreading plant with green leaves edged in reddish-pink and topped with large clusters of pink flowers in late summer. It prefers semi-dry conditions, grows 4" tall, and spreads to form a mat of foliage.


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    Sedum 'Matrona'

    Sedum 'Matrona' is an upright, clumping plant with nice blue-green foliage that has rose colored veins on burgundy-rose stems topped with many light pink flowers in late summer.


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    Sedum 'Neon'

    Sedum 'Neon' has bright, rosy-magenta blooms over light green foliage forming a somewhat compact, upright clump.


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    Sedum 'Pure Joy'

    Sedum 'Pure Joy' is a short, semi-upright sedum with blue-green, serrated foliage that is completely covered with bubblegum pink flowers in late summer. It grows 12" high and is a great addition to the dry, sunny border. (PP#24194)


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    Sedum 'Striatum'

    Sedum 'Striatum' forms a low mound of delicate looking foliage that is topped with yellow flowers in late summer. It is evergreen and grows about 6" high.


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    Sedum 'Thundercloud'

    Sedum 'Thundercloud' (PP#21833) is a dwarf upright sedum with finely dissected, light blue-green foliage that is covered with relatively large pale pink flower heads in mid to late summer. Grows 10" high.


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    Sedum 'Touchdown Teak'

    Sedum 'Touchdown Teak' has nice glossy red-brown to purple-brown leaves, red stems, and a vigorous, upright-but low habit, capped with rose-red flowers in late summer.  It grows 15" high and 18" wide. (PP#26078)


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    Sedum 'Turkish Delight'

    Sedum 'Turkish Delight' forms a nice little mound of blue-gray, purple tinted foliage that darkens to dark purple when grown in hot sun and it is topped with pink flowers in late summer.  Grows just 6" high and 12" wide.


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    Sedum 'Weihenstephaner Gold'

    Sedum 'Weihenstephaner Gold' is an easy to grow, dense spreading groundcover with lightly toothed, rounded green foliage held on reddish stems and topped with star-shaped, canary yellow flowers in summer.


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    Sedum acre

    Sedum acre is a tightly low growing groundcover topped with yellow flowers in the spring. It grows 2 to 4" high and spreads as far as allowed, looking great cascading over rocks or used between stepping stones, just trim away the excess.


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    Sedum album 'Coral Carpet'

    Sedum album 'Coral Carpet' is a very low groundcover with small rounded coral turning green leaflets and tiny, starry white flowers in late spring. New growth is coral colored and then it becomes green.


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    Sedum album 'Red Ice'

    Sedum album 'Red Ice' is a very low groundcover with small rounded blue-green leaflets and tiny, starry white flowers in late spring. In fall and winter it takes on a deep red hue.


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    Sedum sieboldii

    Sedum sieboldii is a slowly spreading plant that forms a cascading mound of rounded blue-green foliage with a pink edge and pink flowers in the fall.


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    Tanacetum 'Robinson's Mix'

    Tanacetum 'Robinson's Mix' has early summer flowers in a mixture of white, pink, or magenta-red, yellow centered daisies on 24 to 36" stems.  Each plant will be a different color, but they all have attractive, lacy, fern-like foliage.


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    Tanacetum 'Robinson's Red'

    Tanacetum 'Robinson's Red' produces many magenta-red, yellow centered daisies on 24 to 36" stems in early summer above lacy, fern-like foliage. It will naturalize in a sunny, well-drained location and makes a great cut flower.


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    Veronica 'First Love'

    Veronica 'First Love' (PPAF) is a nicely branching, heat and drought tolerant summer flowering perennial with deep fluorescent pink spikes up to 16" high and growing 18 to 24" wide.


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    Veronica 'Georgia Blue'

    Veronica 'Georgia Blue' is a terrific groundcover for the sun to part shade garden, forming a low mat of round, dark green foliage that is completely covered with tiny medium blue flowers in spring.


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    Veronica 'Raevis' - Crystal River®

    Veronica 'Leavis' - Crystal River® is a vigorous evergreen groundcover that thrives in the dry, sunny garden.  It forms a low mat of tiny green leaves and in the spring it is covered with many tiny blue flowers on short stalks, only a few inches high.


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    Veronica 'Whitewater'

    Veronica 'Whitewater' (PP#22783) is a white sport of the popular Veronica 'Waterperry Blue'. It is an easy to grow groundcover for the sun to part sun garden, forming a low, trailing mat of shiny green leaves covered with tiny white flowers in spring and summer.


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    Yucca 'Color Guard'

    Yucca 'Color Guard' is a colorful plant with creamy yellow centers and blue-green edges. It stays small and is slow growing to about 18 to 24" high and wide yet adds an excellent foliage accent to the sunny garden, looking great with dark leaved Sedum or hardy Geranium.


  • Ships April to mid-May and again after mid September
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    Yucca 'Excalibur'

    Yucca 'Excalibur' has attractive blue-green foliage with many fine filaments at its edges, forming a uniform, spiky, 24" high by 30" wide mound. In summer it will have spikes of creamy white flowers. Overall it is smaller and more uniform than the species.


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