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Drought Tolerant Plants

Trees:
Crape myrtle Lagerstroemia indica (flowering tree)
Red maple Acer rubrum (overstory shade tree)
Nellie Stevens holly Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens' (pyramidal broadleaf evergreen shrub/tree)

Shrubs:
Dwarf yaupon holly Ilex vomitoria 'Nana' (low broadleaf evergreen, fine texture)
Butterfly bush 'Blue chip' Buddleia davidii 'Blue chip' (ornamental dwarf flowering shrub)
Knock Out rose Rosa 'Radrazz' Knock Out (ornamental flowering shrub)

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Perennials (seasonal die-back):
Black-eyed Susan
Daylily
Dwarf zebra grass

Annuals (single season lifespan):
Lantana
Caladium
Portulaca

 


 

Consumer Landscaping Information
Trees and Shrubs
Pruning Trees and Shrubs (NCSU CES)
Crape Myrtles for North Carolina (NCSU CES)
Junipers in the Landscape (NCSU CES)
Hollies in the Landscape (NCSU CES)
Smooth and Oakleaf Hydrangeas (NCSU CES)
Ligustrum (Clemson U.)

Lawns
Bermudagrass (Clemson U.)
Tall Fescue (Clemson U.)

Landscape Design

Curb Appeal with Landscaping
Foundation Plantings (Clemson U.)
Foundation Plantings (About.com)
Foundation Planting Basics (This Old House)
Attracting & Feeding Songbirds (Clemson U.)

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