The foxtail fern is an evergreen drought resistant plant that needs little care and looks bright green all year long. It is also known as Asparagus Meyeri, Asparagus fern or asparagus densiflorus 'myers'.
Festuca Boulder Blue - Discovered in Colorado, Boulder Blue has a much brighter steel-blue foliage color than the more commonly available Elijah Blue. This hardy, perennial grass forms tufts of metallic-blue fine foliage from early spring through late fall & even into winter. Festuca Boulder Blue takes intense heat & drought without losing its blue color and makes the perfect addition to patio/deck container gardens. Special Features: Cold Hardy, Disease Resistant, Easy Care, Fast Growing
Solution location plants. . Plant name, zone, full sun partial or full shade, drought tolerant, water's edge, deer resistant, rabbit resistant, some traffic, damp soil tolerant, salt tolerant. What a great chart
Yarrow Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white. Name: Achillea varieties Conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil Size: To 4 feet tall Zones: 3-9
Best sun tolerant plants: Silver falls dichondra shimmers and cascades. his trailing plant is a silvery blue-green. It’s hard to believe that something so enchanting could be heat- and drought-tolerant! While “Silver Falls” (also known as “silver ponyfoot”) loves full-sun conditions, I’ve included it in three of my part-sun planters, and it’s absolutely thriving. [from Southlands Nursery]
HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.