Plants that don't require much water benefit gardeners in numerous ways. This is especially true for gardeners who live in areas with watering restrictions and those who travel frequently. Regardless of your reason, choosing perennial groundcovers that don't need a lot of care (or water) are a great way to have a low-maintenance garden. Consider adding these tough and non-thirsty beauties to your landscape.
Perennial peanut grass, a perennial flowering ground cover, is a great lawn replacement that's drought tolerant. Best grown in warm climates, but it's a great homestead groundcover, especially where animals will be walking on it.
Dianthus 'Fireworks' is the ultimate in fragrance! Durable, hardy, easy to grow Drought Tolerant Ground Cover beckons for a spot in your perennial garden. In late spring, hundreds of shocking magenta pink flowers contrast beautifully against evergreen silvery blue foliage. Flowers will often repeat again later in the summer when the weather turns cool. This sun plant is a fine addition for your cut flower garden. Highly fragrant blooms last for days all the while adding a n...
Wooly thyme, among others, makes a perfectly behaved lawn alternative. Sweet smelling, drought tolerant and never needs mowing or fertilizing. What could be better? The feel of it on bare toes is a textural treat, and the look of a happy thyme lawn adds romance and an established feel to the xeric garden. Plant some among pavers too.