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Drought Tolerant Flowers

Wondering how to keep your garden lively and vibrant even in drought conditions? If yes, then the best bet would be to select plants that can resist the harsh weather. You need to realize that no plants will survive without water for a long time. However, there are certain plants that require less water for growth. A plant can be classified as drought tolerant, if it can survive a dry spell of more than 2 or 3 months, without being supplied water. To know about plants that can add beauty and grace to your garden even in such conditions, read through the following lines.

List Of Drought Tolerant Flowers

Achillea
Belonging to the family Asteraceae, commonly referred to yarrow, the plants are characterized by frilly, hairy and aromatic leaves. It is native to Europe and temperate areas of Asia

Asclepias
Classified as a subfamily Asclepiadoideae of the dogbane family Apocynaceae, Asclepias or milkweeds are a significant source of nectar for bees and other nectar seeking insects. It is named milkweed because of its milky juice that contains alkaloids, latex, and several other complex compounds, including cardenolides

California Poppy
Mostly available in grassy and open areas from sea level, the plants belong to the family of Papaveraceae. The plants grow to a height ranging from 5 to 60 cm and generally have round and lobed leaves.

Daylily
Belonging to the family Hemerocallidaceae, Daylily is the name given to species, hybrids and cultivars of the genus Hemerocallis. The flowers of this plant are extremely colorful and vibrant to look at.

Euphorbia
Mostly found in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa and America, Euphorbia is classified in the family of Euphorbiaceae. One of the most varied genera in the plant kingdom, its members are known as Spurges.

Goldenrod
A yellow flowering plant, belonging to the family Asteraceae, Goldenrod is mostly found in North America with a handful of species found in Mexico, South America and Eurasia. These are easily distinguishable by their golden dazzling color.

Iris
Taking the name from the Greek word for a rainbow, Iris belong to the family of Iridaceae. The native place of this specific specie is highly diverse - right from the cold and montane regions to the grassy slopes, meadowlands and riverbanks.

Lavender
Flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, Lavender is generally found in the Mediterranean region south to tropical Africa and to the southeast regions of India. There are many variations of this particular specie.

Penstemon
Classified in the family of Scrophulariaceae, Penstemon is mostly found in the North American and East Asian regions. The plant generally has opposite leaves, partly tube-shaped and two-lipped flowers as well as seed capsules. The most prominent feature of Penstemon is its staminode, an infertile stamen.

Rudbeckia
Traditionally placed in the family of Asteraceae, Rudbeckia is one of the four genera, within the flowering plant family. The height of the plant ranges from 0.5 to 3 m. Its leaves are mostly spirally arranged.

Zinnia
Classified in the family of Asteraceae, Zinnia is categorized as long-stemmed flowers that are found in an assortment of bright colors. The leaves of the plant are opposite to each other and usually stalkless. The shape of the leaves range from being linear to ovate and are particularly found in pale to middle green color.





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