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Drought-Resistant Plants Perfect For Your San Antonio Poolscape

News July 17, 2015

We’ve had a lot of good rain this season, but the Summer is still a hot one, and it’s just getting HOTTER. That’s why we surfed the web to find out which plants would be best for our customers to plant around their pools here in the San Antonio heat. We found these drought-resistant plants on SouthernLiving.com. Click here to read their full article and descriptions of each plant.

BLACK-EYED SUSAN

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With this plant you won�t have to worry about the hot San Antonio weather OR those Hill Country deer. Deer don�t usually go near these flowers.

They are very easy to grow, and add a little bit of color to your garden.

MEALYCUP SAGE

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This is a tall flowering plant that you may see a lot of around San Antonio, as its native home is New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico.

THREADLEAF COREOPSIS

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Another colorful drought-resistant plant that you won�t have to worry about the heat or the deer. Their seeds do attract birds though.

MADAGASCAR PERIWINKLE


These beautiful flowers start blooming in June and will continue to thrive until it frosts in the winter.

LANTANA

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They thrive in the heat, and if you�re a lover of butterflies, this is the perfect flowering plant to place in your garden. These plants love warm weather, so South Texas is where you are most likely to see them bloom.

PORTULACA

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These low-maintenance flowers are bright and colorful. They love the summer heat!

BLANKET FLOWER

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You may see a lot of these on the Texas highways during Bluebonnet season. They are also known as firewheels. They are extremely low maintenance � they actually thrive on neglect.

VERBENA

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These flowers look very similar to hydrangeas because of their bunching. They are very easy to grow, but they bloom in late spring.

ZINNIA

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Zinnias will bloom all Summer until a winter frost.

ANGELONIA ANGUSTIFOLIA

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These are the perfect plants for the Texas Summer! They bloom all summer, and they come in beautiful colors!