Drought Tolerant Plants

Trees :

Acer ginnala                                                                 amur maple

Acer saccharinum                                                      silver maple

Catalpa speciosa                                                           northern catalpa

Crataegus x modensis (toba, snowbird)                     hawthorn

Elaeagnus angustifolia                                            Russian olive

Gingko biloba                                                               gingko

Gleditsia tricanthos                                                          honeylocust

Juglans nigra                                                                 black walnut

Morus alba                                                                   Mulberry

Picea glauca                                                                 white spruce

Picea pungens                                                               Colorado spruce

Pinus flexilis ‘Vanderwolf’s Pyramid’                      vanderwolf pine

Pinus mugo                                                                   mugo pine

Pinus nigra                                                                    Austrian pine

Pinus strobes                                                                white pine

Quercus                                                                       oaks

Rhus typhina                                                                 staghorn sumac

Robinia pseudoacacia                                                    black locust

Salix                                                                             willows

Sorbus                                                                         mountain ash

Tillia                                                                             lindens

Ulmus                                                                           elms

 

Shrubs :

Acanthopanax sieboldianus                                          fiveleaf aralia

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi                                                bearberry

Aronia melanocarpa                                                     black chokeberry

Berberis                                                                       barberry

Caragana arborescens                                                      peashrub

Cornus                                                                         dogwoods (?)

Cotinus cogyggria                                                          smokebush

Cotoneaster apiculatus                                             cranberry cotoneaster

Daphne cneorum                                                           rose daphne

Daphne x burkwoodii ‘carol mackie’                          carol mackie daphne

Deutzia x lemoinei                                                            lemoine deutzia

Diervilla lonicera                                                            bush honeysuckle

Euonymus alatus                                                    burning bush

Euonymus fortunei ‘coloratus’                                purpleleaf wintercreeper

Forsythia sp                                                                  Forsythia

Junipers                                                                        Junipers

Kolkwitzia amabilis                                                            Beautybush

Microbiota decussata                                                         Russian Cypress

Morus alba                                                                   Mulberry

Potentilla fruiticosa                                                           Potentilla

Rhamnus frangula                                                            Glossy Buckthorn

Rhus sp                                                                        Sumacs

Ribes alpinum                                                               Alpine Currant

Salix purpurea                                                              Arctic Willow

Sambucus canadensis                                                        American Elder

Sambucus nigra                                                            European Elder

Sambucus racemosa                                                          Red-Berried Elder

Shepherdia argentea                                                           Silver Buffaloberry

Symphoricarpos albus                                                  Snowberry

Symphoricarpos occidentalis                                        Wolfberry

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus                                         Coralberry

Syringa meyeri “Palibin”                                                Dward Korean Lilac

Syringa vulgaris                                                 Common Lilac

Syringa x chinensis                                                           Chinese Lilac

Syringa x prestoniae                                                         Preston Lilac

Tamarix gallica                                                  French Tamarisk

Tamarix ramosissima                                                      Tamarisk

Viburnum lantana                                                  Wayfairing Tree

Viburnum lentago                                                 Nannyberry

Viburnum prunifolium                                            Blackhaw Viburnum

Viburnum rafinesquianum                                      Downy Arrowood       

Yucca filamentosa                                                       Adam’s Needle

Yucca glauca                                                                Small Soapweed

 

 Perennials:

 

Achillea millefolium                                                        Yarrow

Aegopodium podagraria                                            Goutweed

Agastache foeniculum                                                        Anise-Hyssop

Alchemilla mollis                                                    Lady’s Mantle

Arabis caucasica                                                          Wall Cress

Armeria juniperifolia                                                       Juniper-leaved Sea Thrift

Armeria maritime                                                           Sea Thrift

Artemisia schmidtiana “Silver Mound”             Silver Mound Artemesia

Artemisia stelleriana “Silver Brocade”                      Silver Brocade Artemesia

Asclepias tuberosa                                                           Butterfly Weed

Aurinia saxatilis “Compacta”                                          Basket of Gold

Baptisia australis                                                            Blue Wild Indigo

Bergenia cordifolia                                                          Pigsqueak

Bromis inermis                                                  Brome Grass

Calamagrostis x acutiflora                                              Reed Grass

Campanula carpatica                                                          Creeping Bellflower

Cerastium tomentosum                                          Snow-in-Summer

Coreopsis verticillata                                                         Tickseed

Echinaceae purpurea                                                           Purple Coneflower

Echinops ritro                                                               Globe Thistle

Epimedium x rubrum                                                 Bishop’s Hat

Euphorbia polychroma                                          Cushion Spurge

Festuca ovina                                                               Blue Fescue

Gaillardia x grandiflora                                            Blanket Flower

Geranium sanguineum                                           Cranesbill

Geranium x cantabrigiense                                       Hybrid Cranesbill

Gypsophila repens                                                  Creeping Baby’s Breath

Helictotrichon sempervirens                                        Blue Oat Grass

Heliopsis helianthoides                                         False Sunflower

Hemerocallis spp.                                                      Daylily

Hypericum perforatum                                            St-Johnswort

Iberis sempervirens                                                    Candytuft

Knautia macedonica                                                      Scabious

Lamiastrum galeobdolon                                          Yellow Archangel

Lamium maculatum                                                        Spotted Dead Nettle

Lavendula angustifolia                                            Lavender

Liatris pychnostachya                                                  Prairie Blazing Star

Liatris spicata                                                               Blazing Star

Monarda didyma                                                 Beebalm

Nepeta spp.                                                                 Catmint

Penstemon digitalis                                                 Beard’s Tongue

Perovskia atriplicifolia                                           Russian Sage

Phlox subulata                                                              Creeping Phlox

Physalis franchetii                                                           Chinese Lantern

Physostegia virginiana                                              Obedient Plant

Rudbeckia fulgida                                                  Black-Eyed Susan

Ruta graveolens                                                            Common Rue

Salvia spp.                                                                    Sage

Saponaria ocymoides                                                        Rock Soapwort

Scabiosa caucasica                                                          Pincushion Flower

Schizachyrium scoparium                                             Bluestem

Sedum spp.                                                                  Stonecrop

Sempervirens arachnoideum                                       Hens-and-Chicks

Sesleria autumnalis                                                         Autumn Moor Grass

Silene uniflora                                                               Campion

Sorghastrum nutans                                                   Indian Grass

Spodiopogon sibiricus                                                            Frost Grass

Sporobolus heterolepis                                            Prairie Dropseed

Stachys byzantina                                                          Lamb’s Ear

Stachys officinalis                                                          Betony

Symphytum grandiflorum                                         Groundcover Comfrey

Symphytum offiincale                                                           Comfrey

Teucrium chamaedrys                                                      Creeping Germander

Thermopsis Montana                                                           False Lupine

Thymus sp                                                                    Thyme

Verbascum sp                                                              Mullein

Veronica sp                                                                  Speedwell

Waldsteinia fragarioides                                           Barren Strawberry

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