Even if you are a true green thumb with the power to bring just about anything back to life again, it still holds true that no plant can survive without water. However there are some that are a little more resilient than others. If water availability is a concern, take a look at some of these. In addition to annuals and perennials for garden color, a few vines, ornamental grasses and ground covers are listed as well.
The drought-tolerant designation refers to AFTER they are established in the ground. Any new plant in the landscape needs a period of time to get settled. Keep them watered at least for the first season. Then you can turn them over to nature's watering schedule.
|Gazania||Four o' clock|
The annual / perennial designation is based on USDA Zone 7. Warmer areas can grow some annuals year-round.
|Oriental poppy||Shasta daisy|
|Pampas grass||Reed grass|