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Drought Tolerant Plants

DIY considers the art of xeriscaping, your water bill and some creative alternatives to the overly thirsty grass lawn.

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maiden grass is adaptable to both heat and drought
Photo 2 of 7This is great grass to plant when trying to save water because it actually prefers full sun and dry soil.

'Gracillimus'(2 of 7)

Maiden grass Miscanthus sinensis, 'Gracillimus'
This grass is very adaptable to both heat and drought once established. It prefers full sun and occasionally moist to mostly dry soil.

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