The Q&A Archives: Plants Suitable for Hot, Windy Sites

Question: My friend has a southern exposure and she is near a bay of water. She would like to know what plants she can put in the garden that won't dry up and become brittle.

Answer: Plants most tolerant of the conditions you describe include Cistus (Rock Rose), Rosa rugosa, Hebe, Aucuba, Cotoneaster, Euonymus, Arbutus, Eucalyptus, Escallonia, and Rosemary.

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