Plants for Dry Soil Conditions

Planting in dry soil? This handy list will give you our best bets on which plants will fare the best under these conditions.

Trees

  • Acer
  • Crataegus
  • Fraxinus
  • Hamamelis
  • Malus
  • Pinus
  • Picea
  • Prunus

Shrubs

  • Aronia
  • Arctostaphylos
  • Berberis
  • Buddleia
  • Calluna
  • Euonymus
  • Chaenomeles
  • Cotinus
  • Cytisus
  • Juniperus
  • Kolkwitzia
  • Myrica
  • Philadelphus
  • Pinus
  • Potentilla
  • Prunus
  • Rosa
  • Rhus
  • Spiraea
  • Vaccinium
  • Weigela

Perennials

  • Achillea
  • Aegopodium
  • Anthemis
  • Arabis
  • Armeria
  • Artemisia
  • Asclepias
  • Aster
  • Aurinia
  • Baptisia
  • Bergenia
  • Boltonia
  • Centaurea
  • Cerastium
  • Coreopsis
  • Dianthus
  • Echinacea
  • Echinops
  • Eryngium
  • Euphorbia
  • Gaillardia
  • Geranium
  • Lavandula
  • Limonium
  • Lychnis
  • Macleaya
  • Malva
  • Nepeta
  • Oenothera
  • Papaver
  • Penstemon
  • Perovskia
  • Potentilla
  • Salvia
  • Sempervivum
  • Stachys
  • Thymus