Learn about two drought-tolerant perennials that bloom all summer long. Incorporate these plants into your landscape for beautiful color and texture each summer.


Drought-tolerant perennials are a fantastic choice for your summer garden.

They’re low maintenance, add color and texture, and have little to no water needs.

Below, we have a list of several options for you to choose from but we’ve chosen our two favorite perennials to highlight.


Pink yarrow, a drought-tolerant perennial


In “Drought-Tolerant Perennials” – DIY Garden Minute Ep. 97 – keep reading to learn ideas for drought-tolerant plants for your landscape.

This episode is meant for any gardener who is looking for heat-tolerant plant ideas.


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These specific yarrow plants would be perfect for you! They are low maintenance and add pops of color to your drought-tolerant garden!


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Read on to learn about other beautiful, drought-tolerant perennial plants to choose from.


Drought-Tolerant Perennials

There are so many beautiful summer-blooming perennials to choose from, it can be hard to narrow down your choices. Perennials can be found in full sun varieties or shade-loving, and just about any color under the sun.

Examples of sun-loving perennials:

  • Lavender
  • Yarrow
  • Blanket flower
  • Gloriosa daisy
  • Echinacea
  • Yarrow
  • Coreopsis
  • Sedum
  • Salvia
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary


Below are the two perennials discussed in this episode:


1) Lavender (Lavendula)

  • Prefers full sun.
  • Needs very little water (once established of course).
  • Features beautiful flowers in shades of deep purple, soft purple, and blue.
  • Will bloom all summer.
  • For more about lavender plant care, read this.
  • For a free lavender plant care guide, click here.



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2) Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

  • Prefers full sun
  • Needs little to moderate water
  • Features beautiful, tiny flowers that come in cream, yellow, pink, and red.
  • Deer and rabbit-resistant
  • Mostly pest-resistant



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Listen to this podcast for more details on both of these gorgeous summer-blooming perennials!


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Drought-Tolerant Plants Conclusion

Congratulations on your decision to stock your garden full of plants that need little to no water!

Perfect for the summer heat (and your water bill), with proper care your perennials will enjoy their forever home for years to come.

Now we want to hear from you!

Which drought-tolerant plants from the list above are you interested in learning more about?

Let us know by leaving a quick comment below. Thanks!


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Learn about two drought-tolerant perennials that bloom all summer long. Incorporate these plants into your landscape for beautiful color and texture each summer.


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Today’s Topic:

Drought-Tolerant Perennials

In this podcast, learn about two summer-blooming perennial plants that are drought-tolerant and have long bloom times.


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What You’ll Learn:

  • Two drought-tolerant plants that bloom in the summer
  • Quick plant care tips about our featured plants.
  • Links for further resources or education.


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