Dry Soils

Struggling to find plants to grow in dry areas in your garden? Struggle no more with this collection of plants that can thrive in even the dryest of soils. From resilient groundcovers to showy shrubs and everything in between, you may be surprised to see the variety of plants that can withstand dry soils. No need to leave these tricky areas empty; with these plants, you can watch these dry areas come to life.

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Hidcote Lavender with purple flower spikes above mounds of glistening silver-gray foliage.
Zone 5-8
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Hidcote' Lavender

$14.99 Sold out

Fire Spinner Ice Plant blooms last for over three months.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
low

Perennials

Fire Spinner® Ice Plant

$12.99 Sold out

Pink Ice Plant has bold pink flowers
Zone 6-10
Light sun
low

Perennials

Pink Ice Plant

$12.99 Sold out

Lavender Phenomenal blooms later than English lavender
Zone 5-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Phenomenal® Lavender

$16.99 Sold out

Orange Milkweed has vibrant orange flowers that attracts pollinators.
Zone 3-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Orange Milkweed

$13.99 Sold out

Sensational!® Lavender (Lavendula intermedia 'Tesseract') Boasting larger blooms, tolerance to heat and cold, and an all-around resilient nature, this aromatic beauty will make its home in any sunny, dry spot in your garden.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

Sensational!® Lavender

$14.99 Sold out

Sweet Romance Lavender has large purple blooms from early summer into fall
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

Sweet Romance® Lavender

$16.99 Sold out

Uptick Gold and Bronze Tickseed flowers are bright yellow and red
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

Uptick™ Gold & Bronze Tickseed

$13.99 Sold out

Snowcap Shasta Daisy with abundant large white blooms in a garden.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Snowcap' Shasta Daisy

$13.99 Sold out

Ellagance Purple Lavender with bold purple flower in an orange pot against a soft blue background.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Ellagance Purple' Lavender

$13.99 Sold out

Whorled Milkweed has clusters of small white flowers.
Zone 4-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

Whorled Milkweed

$13.99 Sold out

Sage Advice Russian Sage with tall upright spikes of purple florets in a garden.
Zone 4-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

'Sage Advice' Russian Sage

$15.99 Sold out

Pinky Muhlygrass has clouds of pink flowers that resemble cotton candy
Zone 6-9
Light part sun/sun
medium

Perennials

Pink Muhly Grass

$14.99 Sold out

Kismet® White Coneflower
Zone 4-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

Kismet® White Coneflower

$15.99 Sold out

Zagreb Tickseed with a mass of cheery bright yellow blooms.
Zone 3-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Zagreb' Tickseed

$13.99 Sold out

May Night Salvia with dense spikes of indigo flowers.
Zone 3-8
Light sun
short

Perennials

'May Night' Salvia

$15.99 Sold out

Close-up of Gold Nugget Ice Plant's vibrant yellow blooms.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
low

Perennials

'Gold Nugget' Ice Plant

$10.99 Sold out

Grosso Lavender with tones of dark purple flower spikes.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
medium

Perennials

'Grosso' Lavender

$13.99 Sold out

Low Scape Mound® Aronia
Zone 3-9
Light part sun/sun
short

Shrubs & Trees

Low Scape Mound® Aronia

$19.99 Sold out

Close-up of green and pink Sweet Sandia Coneflower blooms with a bee on one of them.
Zone 4-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Sweet Sandia' Coneflower

$15.99 Sold out

Moonbeam Tickseed with pale yellow flowers dotting emerald green foliage.
Zone 3-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Moonbeam' Tickseed

$13.99 Sold out

Morello Hummingbird Mint with rose-colored flower spikes towering above dark green foliage in a garden.
Zone 5-10
Light sun
medium

Perennials

'Morello' Hummingbird Mint

$15.99 Sold out

Pugster Pinker Butterfly Bush has lush pink blooms for months
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Shrubs & Trees

Pugster Pinker™ Butterfly Bush

$19.99 Sold out

Stella d'Oro Daylily with large gold trumpet flowers.
Zone 3-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Stella d'Oro' Daylily

$13.99 Sold out

Blue Boa Hummingbird Mint with tall showy purple flower spikes and vibrant green foliage.
Zone 5-10
Light sun
medium

Perennials

'Blue Boa' Hummingbird Mint

$15.99 Sold out

Close-up of two cranberry-colored Pardon Me Daylily blooms.
Zone 3-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Pardon Me' Daylily

$13.99 Sold out

Pennsylvania Sedge creates a drought tolerant, no-mow lawn
Zone 3-8
Light part sun/shade
short

Perennials

Pennsylvania Sedge

$13.99 Sold out

Ruby Stella Daylily with wine-red blooms.
Zone 3-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Ruby Stella' Daylily

$13.99 Sold out

Close-up of the jewel-toned blue blooms of Peachie's Pick Stoke's Aster.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Peachie's Pick' Stokes' Aster

$13.99 Sold out

Close-up of the white tipped raspberry-red blooms of Berry Chiffon Tickseed.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Berry Chiffon' Tickseed

$13.99 Sold out

Mango Popsicle Red Hot Poker with spikes of mango-orange tubular blooms on top of long green stems.
Zone 6-9
Light sun
short

Perennials

'Mango Popsicle' Red Hot Poker

$15.99 Sold out

Beyond Midnight Bluebeard with vivid purple-blue flowers on glossy green foliage in a garden.
Zone 5-9
Light sun
medium

Shrubs & Trees

Beyond Midnight® Bluebeard

$19.99 Sold out