Top Drought-Tolerant Perennials for the Mountain West and High Plains
Grow these perennials for fantastic performance in the Mountain West, even during times of extended drought.
Drought-tolerant, low-maintenance perennials are the key to growing a beautiful garden that holds up to harsh conditions. Once established, the list of flowers below will provide lots of color and require little care, even during dry spells.
Drought-Resistant Perennials for the Rocky Mountains
- Candytuft (Iberis)
- Fireweed (Epilobium)
- Geranium x magnificum
- Ice plant (Delosperma)
- Lupine (Lupinus)
- Ornamental oregano (Origanum libanoticum)
- Pussytoes (Antennaria)
- Rock cress (Arabis)
- Sulfur flower (Eriogonum)
- Thrift (Armeria)
- Wooly sunflower (Eriophyllum)