Drought tolerant plants
Perennial. This is the tall, old fashioned, wonderfully fragrant lavender; an extremely valuable and easy to use household herb, an important ingredient in bathroom, closet and drawer sachets and potpourris, an excellent cut and dried flower for arrangements, and a most useful component of innumerable craft projects. Drought tolerant; perfect for rock gardens, or as a short hedge. Perennial to USDA zone 5, otherwise treated as an annual.
Heat Tolerant Plants - Annuals: Angelonia, 'Butterfly' Pentas, 'Dragon Wing' Begonia, 'Gryphon' Begonia, Lantana, 'Firework' Gomphrena, 'Profusion' Zinnias. Perennials: 'Autumn Sage' Salvia greggii, Black and/or Blue Salvia (S. mellifera/S. farinacea), Esperanza, 'Fern Leaf' Lavender, 'Fireworks' Pennisetum, 'John Fanick' Phlox Paniculata, 'Luna' Hibiscus.