Plants that can beat the heat
Eryngium, or sea holly, is adapted to dry conditions. The thistle-like flowers come in shades of green to steely blue and can be quite spiky, but are enjoyed by bees and other pollinators.
Succulents are popular and are good for sunny spots in the garden. They survive with an occasional watering, are good for pots and are easy to propagate.
Some of the best ferns for dry shade are Dryopteris affinis, Dryopteris filix-mas and the...
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