Tough-As-Nails Plants: "Creating an eye-catching garden doesn't require a degree in horticulture — what you need are low-maintenance plants that can handle a variety of conditions. Try growing these foolproof selections in your garden."
New Zealand flax - Dramatic sword-like foliage of easy-to-grow perennial (Phormium tenax) adds structural element to garden. The plant's upright or arching leaves reach 9 feet long and come in green, bronze or maroon. It tolerates wide variety of soil types and is drought tolerant, although the plant performs just as well with regular watering. Fast-growing plant as an annual in the spring and summer garden. Plant in a full-sun location with good drainage. Hardiness: USDA Zones: 7 to 10
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