Xeriscape

Xeriscape

Many gardeners mistakenly associate xeriscaping plants with a desert-style garden, featuring only cacti, yucca and agave. The fact is that xeriscaping plants run the gamut, from classic drought-tolerant succulents, to prairie plants, to ornamental grasses. Once established, these plants will survive water shortages and perform nevertheless. Beat heat and drought with these survivalist perennials and grasses.

  • Andropogon gerardii (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $88.07
    Big Bluestem is a clump forming warm season native perennial grass. The lower stems are a purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. Big Bluestem is a major component of the tallgrass prairie. Tray Size: 38 plants...
    Per Tray $88.07
  • Andropogon gerardii Rain Dance (38)

    Andropogon gerardii Rain Dance (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $225.72
    Red-tipped foliage, deeper green than the species, turns totally maroon in fall. Red flowers on red stems. Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Big bluestem USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9 Height at Maturity: 72 inches Plume-Seedhead Color: Red Exposure: Full Sun
    Per Tray $225.72
  • Andropogon virginicus (38)

    Andropogon virginicus (38)

    Andropogon

    Per Tray $88.07
    A strongly upright clumping grass. In late summer, green leaf blades give way to hues of red and purple and then bright orange in fall. Color remains through the winter. Attractive in meadow gardens and natural areas. Extremely drought tolerant. Tray...
    Per Tray $88.07
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    Chick Charms Collection (50)

    Chick Charms Collection (50)

    Sempervivum

    Now: $89.50
    Was: $178.88
    Colorful hen and chicks with a variety of textures that look good in the garden or add some novelty to a container. Great for weddings or cute little party favors. Low maintenance, water wise, drought tolerant and deer resistant —hens and chicks hit all...
    Now: $89.50
    Was: $178.88
  • Coreopsis verticillata Zagreb (72)

    Coreopsis

    Per Tray $119.88
    Long-blooming, golden-yellow disks float above filigree-like compact foliage from midsummer to early fall. Tray Size: 72 plants Common Name: Tickseed USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9 Height at Maturity: 18 inches Flower Color: Yellow Exposure: Full Sun to Part...
    Per Tray $119.88
  • Gaillardia Spintop Orange Halo (72)

    Gaillardia

    Per Tray $197.64
    Intense orange petals with yellow tips forming a halo around the flower. Large, flat, richly-hued flowers with toothy-tipped petals from spring to fall. Good basal branching makes them tight and compact for excellent container presentation. Tray Size: 72...
    Per Tray $197.64
  • Gaillardia Spintop Red (72)

    Gaillardia

    Per Tray $197.64
    Fluffy flowers of solid medium red with prominent gold stamens. Large, flat, richly-hued flowers with toothy-tipped petals from spring to fall. Good basal branching makes them tight and compact for excellent container presentation. Tray Size: 72 plants...
    Per Tray $197.64
  • Gaillardia xgrandiflora Goblin (72)

    Gaillardia xgrandiflora Goblin (72)

    Gaillardia

    Per Tray $97.20
    Dwarf version with carmine-red petals and yellow rims. These daisy-like flowers are prized for their drought tolerance, bright colors, and long period of bloom. Tray Size: 72 plants Common Name: Blanket flower USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 10 Height at...
    Per Tray $97.20
  • Nepeta Summer Magic (72)

    Nepeta

    Per Tray $144.18
    Extremely free-flowering, in bloom May – September. A sturdy selection from the UK that won’t flop and stays handsome all summer. Tray Size: 72 plants Common Name: Catmint USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9 Height at Maturity: 18 inches Flower Color: Purple...
    Per Tray $144.18
  • Nepeta xfaassenii Walkers Low (72)

    Nepeta

    Per Tray $103.68
    2007 Perennial Plant of the Year. Soft mounds of gray-green foliage support loose spikes of lavender-blue flowers from late spring to summer. Tray Size: 72 plants Common Name: Catmint USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8 Height at Maturity: 18 inches Flower Color:...
    Per Tray $103.68
  • Panicum virgatum (38)

    Panicum

    Per Tray $88.07
    This native of the American tall grass prairie is a warm-season grower and maintenance free. Attractive yellow fall coloring. Tolerates a wide range of soil. Tray Size: 38 plants Common Name: Switch grass USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 10 Height at Maturity:...
    Per Tray $88.07