12 No Fail Drought Tolerant Perennials for Low Water Gardens • The Garden Glove
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea) Zones 3-8...“Glowing Dream“. This variety is smaller at 18 inches, can be used in garden bed or containers, and has the most incredible watermelon pink color. TGG Tip: Cut back old flowers a couple times a week, and you will be rewarded with many more blooms and a neater plant.
Crassula argentea, native to South Africa, is an arborescent shrub to 6' in height or more. Forms branching, thick elephantine trunk topped with a canopy of shiny green ovate leaves. Dense floral masses of white star-shaped flowers in winter months. Click photo for complete information.
Vinca, Madagascar Periwinkle, Kanniedood - Catharanthus. This perennial, as its common name implies is native to Madagascar and is one of the most reliable plants to grow in the blazing sun. It loves the heat and does not like to be overwatered, making it the perfect choice for water-wise gardens. It produces charming phlox-like flowers in many shades of pink, carmine, blush, coral, peach, mauve burgundy and white, from spring to the first frosts.