Beat The Heat

Summer is in full swing, but not all plants can stand up to the increase in temperatures and lack of water.  Never fear, we’ve got you covered with our selection of drought-tolerant plants!

Our top picks include:

  • Blanket flower
  • Salvia spp.
  • Russian sage
  • Rudbeckia spp. (commonly known as black-eyed Susans)
  • Agastache spp. (hummingbird mint)
  • Mexican feather grass

In addition to thriving in hot conditions, these varieties are also pollinator-friendly (i.e. they’ll bring all the hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to your yard!), are highly durable, and as an added bonus happen to be absolutely gorgeous!  If you want to encourage even more wildlife, pick up some butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa):  it’s the only food source for Monarch butterflies.

 

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