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Synonyms for xerophyte

plant adapted for life with a limited supply of water

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People come in with the best intentions, but it's a tough nut to crack to integrate drought-tolerant plants into existing gardens.
Many drought-tolerant plants prefer hot, sunny spots but they will still need some care while establishing, before they're happy to cope with constantly dry conditions.
What we've found is that, with the right design, there are plenty of drought-tolerant plants that bring color into the project," Ryan explains.
Included were many drought-tolerant plants such as flag irises (the real hit was a gorgeous brown and orange one called Irish Rajah), spiky cordylines, variegated yuccas and a smashing selection of clematis.
the medians will be improved with a variety of landscape rock, river boulders and drought-tolerant plants.
If you don't want to be a slave to the watering can, go for drought-tolerant plants like pelargoniums, helichrysum and osteospermum.
They painted the Douglas fir retaining walls black and replaced the hillside's weeds with drought-tolerant plants.
According to Chris Lee, President of Dallas-based Earthworks, which specializes in multifamily housing landscaping, many varieties of drought-tolerant plants and grasses offer pleasing and sustainable solutions.
All drought-tolerant plants require a regular water while the roots settle in, thereafter you have your hot-spot sorted.
Retrofit the landscape with sustainable, water-efficient landscapes and native, drought-tolerant plants.
CreAte an exotic backdrop with drought-tolerant plants such as Agave americana Variegata, Aeonium arboreum Zwartkop and Cordyline australis and add fast-growing cannas.
Drought-tolerant plants such as geraniums, agapanthus, alliums, phormiums, euphorbias, hebes, verbascum and nepeta ease the burden of watering, and most established shrubs and perennials need less watering because their roots go deep enough to find moisture.
Although Mexican heather is occasionally found on lists of drought-tolerant plants, its foliage is lusher and its flowers more plentiful when its soil is kept moderately moist.