What to plant - Knowledgebase Question

Bradenton, Fl
Question by aferris1
November 22, 2009
I am a new resident of FL and would like to know what to plant that is drought resistant as I wouldn't be here in the summer months. Can you help? I am on the gulf side near Sarasota.

Answer from NGA
November 22, 2009


Some drought tolerant plants suitable for your gardening region include Golden Aster, Sea Oats, Cardboard Plant, Butterfly Pea, Allamanda, Firecracker Plant, Chinese Fountain Grass, Spider Lily, Tarflower, Firebush, Amaryllis, Porterweed, Texas Sage, Twinflower, Dwarf Natal Plum (Carissa), Lantana, Orange Jasmine, Frangipani, Gazania, Gaillardia, Beautyberry, Cone Flower, Beach Sunflower, Podocarpus, Dwarf Poinciana, Coontie, Muhly Grass, Seagrape, Bush Daisy,
Plumbago, Golden Dewdrop, Coreopsis, Quailberry, Croton, Perennial Peanut,
Juniper and Yaupon Holly.

Hope this information helps you choose just the right plants for your landscape.

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