Drought Resistant Plants

April 11, 2013 12:00 am

 

 

Following if a comprehensive list of trees, shrubs, perennials, grasses, and vines that are drought resistant.

(Pictured is Spirea ‘Goldmound’)

Trees

  • Abies concolor
  • Acer campestre
  • Acer ginnala
  • Aesculus
  • Ailanthus altissima
  • Arbutus unedo
  • Calocedrus decurrens
  • Catalpa
  • Cedrus deodara
  • Cedrus atlantica
  • Cercis occidentalis
  • Cornus nuttali*
  • Corylus
  • Cotinus coggyria
  • Crataegus
  • Cupressocyparis leylandii*
  • Eleagnus angustifolia
  • Ficus carica**
  • Fraxinus
  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Gleditsia triancanthos
  • Gymnocladus dioica
  • Juglans
  • Koelreuteria paniculata
  • Lithocarpus densiflorus
  • Maclura pomifera
  • Morus
  • Phellodendron amurense
  • Picea
  • Pinus
  • Platanus acerifolia
  • Pseduotsuga menziesii
  • Quercus
  • Robinia
  • Sequoiandendron gigantica
  • Sophora japonica
  • Sorbus
  • Tilia tomentosum
  • Thuja plicata
  • Umbellularia californica
  • Zelkova serrata

 

Shrubs

  • Acanthus mollis
  • Amelanchier alnifolia
  • Aronia
  • Aucuba japonica
  • Berberis
  • Buxus micro jap.
  • Calycanthus occidentalis
  • Camellia japonica
  • Caryopteris clandonensis
  • Ceanothus* **
  • Cerocarpus montanus
  • Chaenomeles
  • Cistus
  • Cotinus coggyria
  • Cotoneaster
  • Cytisus
  • Deutzia
  • Eleagnus
  • Escallonia **
  • Euonymus
  • Forsythia
  • Garrya fremontii
  • Genista
  • Hamamelis
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • Helianthemum
  • Holidiscus discolor
  • Ilex
  • Kerria japonica
  • Lagerstroemia indica**
  • Ligustrum
  • Mahonia
  • Myrica
  • Nandina
  • Osmanthus**
  • Osmarea burkwoodii
  • Philadelphus
  • Photinia
  • Prunus laurocerasus
  • Punica granatum
  • Pyracantha
  • Rhus
  • Rhamnus
  • Rosa rugosa
  • Skimmia japonica
  • Spirea
  • Symporicarpos
  • Syringa
  • Tamarix pariflora*
  • Taxus*
  • Viburnum lantana

 

Perennials

  • Achillea
  • Agapanthus**
  • Allium
  • Antennaria rosea* **
  • Anthemis tinctoria
  • Arenaria montana
  • Artemisia*
  • Asclepias*
  • Baptisia*
  • Bergenia cordifolia
  • Centaurea gymnocarpa**
  • Centranthus rubber
  • Ceratistigma pumbaginoides
  • Convolvulus
  • Coreopsis*
  • Echinacea purpurea*
  • Echinops exaltus*
  • Erysium*
  • Gaillardia grandiflora*
  • Geranium sangiuineum
  • Gypsophilia paniculata*
  • Helenium autumnalis
  • Helleborus
  • Hemerocallis
  • Iris
  • Kniphoia uvaria*
  • Lavandula*
  • Liatris*
  • Limonium*
  • Linum
  • Lychnis*
  • Nepeta
  • Oenothera*
  • Papavera*
  • Penstemon*
  • Perovskia*
  • Phlomis*
  • Polystichmum munitum
  • Romneya*
  • Ruta*
  • Salvia officinalis*
  • Santolina*
  • Saponaria*
  • Sedum*
  • Sisyrinchium
  • Solidago
  • Thymus*
  • Tradescantia
  • Verbascum

 

Grasses

  • Cortaderia selloana
  • Festuca ovina glauca
  • Calamagrostis
  • Miscanthus
  • Pennisetum*
  • Stipa

 

Vines

  • Clematis armandi**
  • Lonicera japonica “Halliana’
  • Wisteria

 

*These plants will not tolerate heavy clay soils which are water-saturated in the winter.

** These plants are marginally hardy for the Northwest. They will freeze out some years.


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