Living in Texas means dealing with blistering heat during the summer months and, let’s face it, often during the spring and fall as well. Many regions in the state also face harsh weather conditions in the winter, which means any Texas yard or garden must be as hardy as Texas homeowners themselves. This is why landscaping with drought tolerant Texas plants has become so popular in landscape design.
In addition, due to the size of our state, not every plant is adapted to every area. Depending on where you’re located, here are a few options for drought resistant plants that will thrive in your yard:
- Central Texas: Black and blue sage, pink salvia, oregano, carpet rose, mint and rosemary.
- North Texas: Hot lips salvia, lamb’s ear, rock rose, Mexican bush sage, beautyberry and St. John’s wort.
- South Texas: German red carnation, yarro, oxblood lily, Mexican heather, indigo spires salvia and firebush.
- East Texas: Baby’s breath, … Read Full Post »