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Try these plants in a drought-tolerant garden

April 26, 2008

Here are some examples of plants that grow in the Tri-State area that can tolerate dry, hot conditions:

May to June blooming:

· Sea pink

· Butterfly weed

· Perennial bachelor's button

· Gas plant

· Cushion spurge

· Day lily

· Coral bells

· Candy Tuft

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· Dwarf crested iris

· Bearded iris

· Iceland poppy

June to September blooming:

· Yarrow

· Silvermound

· New England aster

· Coreopsis

· Foxtail lily

· Blue fescue

· Perennial baby's breath

· Red-hot poker

· Liatris

· Moneywort

· Black-eyed Susan

· Perennial salvia

· Sedum

· Hens and chicks

· Goldenrod

· Lamb's ear

Source: Maryland Cooperative Extension's Home and Garden Information Center

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