Plants for Dry Places

The following lists will give you an idea as to the plants you can use in dry situations. Sunny and shady positions require different plantings, but these lists will give you a good start.

Plants for Hot Dry Places  Plants for Shady Dry Places 
   
Ficus carica (common fig)  Taxus baccata
Ruta graveolens  Hedera canariensis
Senecio cineraria Silver Dust  Mahonia aquifolium
Festuca glauca  Lonicera pileata
Yucca filamentosa  Buxus sempervirens
Verbena Homestead Purple  Vinca species
Erysimum Bowles Mauve  Iris foetidissima
Fritillaria imperialis  Cotoneaster cornubia
Phlomis fruticosa Euonymus fortunei Silver Queen
Grevillea Canberra Gem Convallaria majalis rosea
Lavandula dentata Bergenia Sunningdale
Sophora japonica Liriope Monroe White
Cistus Silver Pink and Peggy Sammons Waldstenia ternata
Euryops pectinatus Helleborus foetidus
Cytisus multiflorus Ribes alpinum
Amthemis tinctoria Ruscus aculeatus
Papaver orientale Sarcococca confusa
Phormium Dazzler Osmanthus delavayi
Verbena Peaches and Cream Garrya elliptica
Clianthus formosus Hedera helix erecta
  Hypericum calycinum
  Symphoricarpos species
  Brunnera macrophylla
  Digitalis sp
  Euphorbia amygdaloides