Drought-Resistant Plants

While scarcity of rain continues, there is likely to be more interest in drought-resistant plants. An article in a local newspaper has called attention to agaves.

Want drought-hardy plant? It’s time to think agave” by Diana C. Kirby, Austin-American-Statesman, October 28, 2011.

References about other plants possibly appropriate for our drought conditions:

Gardening, “Austin-style” (A City of Austin web page).

Drought-resistant plants for landscaping (Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center).

Fire-resistant and drought-tolerant plants (Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center).

The best drought-tolerant perennials” from Better Home and Gardens.

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