drought reisistent - Knowledgebase Question

San Antonio, TX (Zone 8B)
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Question by janell504
April 3, 2007
What bushes and flowers are drought reisistent and grow well in the sun and shade in southern Texas?

Answer from NGA
April 3, 2007

There are a lot of options. The following web site from Austin will list a lot of great choices:

Some of my personal favorites for sun include Yellow Bells (Tecoma stans), Salvia 'Mystic Spires', Bulbine (yellow or orange types), and 'Silverado' Cenizo. In shade I like to use Hinkley's columbine (spring blooms), shrimp plant, and Aztec grass (a white liriope looking plant).

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