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Drought Tolerant Plants - Christchurch, New Zealand

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Drought Tolerant Plants - Christchurch, New Zealand

  1. 1. Drought tolerant plantsChoose the right plants and you can create a colourful garden that needs limited watering.You can see these plants growing in a drought tolerant garden in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens.Find it on the Weather Station lawn near the Botanic Gardens Café. New Zealand plants Drought tolerant shrubs Carex testacea NZ sedge Ozothamnus leptophyllus tauhinu, cottonwood Grevillea ‘Red Cloud’ Leucadendron ‘Jack Harre’ Euphorbia glauca waiuatua, sea spurge Corokia cotoneaster wire netting bush Grevillea ‘Red Clusters’ Leonotis leonurus Lion’s tail Muehlenbeckia axillaris pohuehue, Chionochloa flavicans miniature toetoe Grevillea ‘Tanunda’ Leucadendron ‘Pisa’ creeping wire vine Hebe topiaria Grevillea ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie’ Polygala grandiflora Muehlenbeckia astonii tororaro, wiggy wig bush Chionochloa rubra red tussock Grevillea ‘Mount Tamboritha’ Grevillea ‘Pink Pixie’ Coprosma acerosa tataraheke, sand coprosma Sophora prostrata dwarf kowhai Coleonema ‘Pinkii’ Rosmarinus ‘Chef’s Choice’ Brachyglottis greyii Daisy bush Griselinia littoralis kapuka Cistus ‘Bennett’s White’ Ceanothus ‘Blue Sapphire’ Pachystegia insignis Marlborough rock daisy Carex buchananii leather leaf sedge Mimetes cucculatus Rooistompie Philotheca ‘Bournda Beauty’ Leonohebe cupressoides Ficinia spiralis pingao, golden sand sedge Lavandula ‘Pukehou’ Rhaphiolepis ‘Ballerina” Xerophytes Echeveria elegans Senecio aizoides Chalk sticks Sedum rubrotinctum Jelly bean plant Aloe polyphylla Spiral aloe Sedum rubrotinctum ‘Aurora’ Dudleya candida Chalk rose Sempervivum ‘Crimsonette’ Puya venusta Aloe mitriformis Gold-tooth aloe Dasylirion leiophyllum Sotol Agave geminiflora Fluffy agave Agave filifera Thread-leaf agave Drought-tolerant New Zealand Drought-tolerant Xerophytes* shrubs plants flowering plants Drought tolerant flowering plants Agastache ‘Honey Bee White’ Penstemon ‘Firebird’ Armeria ‘Corsica’ Dianthus caryophyllus ‘King of the Blacks’ Sisyrinchium californicum Golden-eyed grass Geranium ‘Johnson’s Blue’ Echinacea purpurea ‘Alba’ Erysimum mutabilis ‘Lilac Joy’ Helianthemum ‘Double Pink’ Leucophyta brownii Cushion bush Salvia ‘Blue Hills’ Arctotis ‘Midnight Red’ * Xerophytes are plants that have evolved to withstand long periods without water, e.g. succulents. Stachys byzantina Lamb’s ears Helichrysum argyrophyllum Moe’s gold Helianthemum ‘Wisley White’ Lithodora ‘Grace Ward’ Silene ‘White Bells’ Convolvulus cneorum Silverbush Gaura lindheimeri ‘Whirling Butterflies’ Salvia argentea

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