The following plants require free drainage and are generally drought tolerant. The range of plants that can be grown in dry sunny gardens can be enlarged if the soil is improved by the addition of organic matter.

  1. Agapanthus (all)
  2. Artemisia stelleriana 'Boughton Silver'
  3. Bassia scoparia f. tricophylla
  4. Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea Nana'
  5. Bidens ferulifolia
  6. Brachyscome iberidifolia Splendour Series
  7. Buddleja (all)
  8. Calendula officinalis 'Fiesta Gitana'
  9. Calluna vulgaris (all)
  10. Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Heavenly Blue'
  11. Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Kew Blue'
  12. Centaurea hypoleuca 'John Coutts'
  13. Convolvulus sabatius
  14. Convolvulus tricolor 'Royal Ensign'
  15. Coreopsis verticillata 'Grandiflora'
  16. Cotoneaster conspicuus 'Decorus'
  17. Cotoneaster salicifolia 'Rothschildianus'
  18. Crocus kotschyanus
  19. Crocus speciosus
  20. Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'
  21. Erica vagans 'Mrs D.F. Maxwell'
  22. Erodium 'County Park'
  23. Eryngium (all)
  24. Euphorbia seguieriana subsp. niciciana
  25. Festuca glauca 'Seeigel'
  26. Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'
  27. Gaura lindheimeri
  28. Genista aetnensis
  29. Gypsophila (all)
  30. Isotoma axillaris
  31. Jithonia rotundifolia 'Goldfinger'
  32. Juniperus communis 'Green Carpet'
  33. Juniperus scopulorum 'Skyrocket'
  34. Knautia macedonica
  35. Lagurus ovatus
  36. Lavandula (all)
  37. Lavatera trimestris 'Mont Blanc'
  38. Lavatera trimestris 'Silver Cup'
  39. Lavatera 'Barnsley'
  40. Limonium sinuatum Forever Series
  41. Nerine bowdenii
  42. Oenothera macrocarpa
  43. Origanum (all)
  44. Origanum amanum
  45. Pennisetum villosum
  46. Perovskia 'Blue Spire'
  47. Rhodanthemum hosmariense
  48. Ruta graveolens 'Jackman's Blue'
  49. Salvia viridis 'Oxford Blue'
  50. Sedum (all)
  51. Sempervivum tectorum
  52. Stembergia lutea
  53. Stipa gigantea
  54. Tagetes (all)
  55. Verbena bonariensis
  56. Vitis 'Brant'
  57. Xeranthemum annuum
  58. Yucca gloriosa
  59. Zauschneria califomica

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