Plant Spotlight: Drought Tolerant Plants

Ground Cover

Summer heat is headed our way in Georgia! After kicking off a beautiful and busy first day of Summer we going to be busier than ever protecting our plants, shrubs and ground covers from the intense heat ahead. However some ground covers make our lives easier and need little maintenance in the summer heat. Looking for ground cover that can tolerant the intense sun? We have just what you are looking for!

4″ Creeping Lily-turf, Liriope: SHOP ONLINE $2.55 – Creeping Lily-turf/Liriope spicata– Evergreen foliage, pale lavender flower spikes, sun to shade, 10-16” tall, vigorous spreader, drought tolerant, zones 4-10, suggested spacing 12”

4″ Dwarf Mondo $2.55 – Dwarf Mondo/Ophiopogon japonica ‘Nana’– Evergreen, short, dark green foliage, blue berries, 2-3” tall, sun to shade, spreads by stolons, drought tolerant, deer resistant, zones 7-10, suggested spacing 6

4″ Lily Turf, Liriope “Big Blue” $2.55 – Lily-turf/Liriope muscari ‘Big Blue’– Evergreen foliage, lilac flower spikes, sun to shade, 12-15” tall, moderate spreader, drought tolerant, zones 5-10, suggested spacing 12”

4″ Mondo, Ophiopogon japonica $2.55 – Mondo/Ophiopogon japonica– Evergreen dark green foliage, sun to shade, 6-8” tall, spreads by stolons, drought tolerant, deer resistant, zones 7-10, suggested spacing 8”

4″ Purple Winter Creeper $2.55 – 4″ Purple Winter Creeper, Euonymus fortunei ‘Coloratus’ Purple Wintercreeper/Euonymus fortunei ‘Coloratus’– Evergreen, green foliage, turns purple in winter, sun to shade, 8-24” tall, 6-8’ wide, drought tolerant, deer resistant, zones 4-8, suggested spacing 15”

4″ Variegated Lily-turf, Liriope $2.85 – Variegated Lily-turf/Liriope muscari ‘Variegata’- Evergreen foliage, yellow variegation on green leaf, lavender flower spikes, sun to shade, 10-16” tall, clumping, drought tolerant, zones 5-10, suggested spacing 12”

4′” Creeping Jenny $2.85 – Creeping Jenny/Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’– Perennial, yellow-green leaves, more green in shade, sun to shade, 2”-4” tall spreading to 18-24” wide, drought tolerant, deer resistant, zones 5-8, suggested spacing 8”

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