11 Drought Tolerant Annuals

While Michigan is often thought of as a cold northern state, those who live here know that our summers can be hot and dry. This year has been a perfect example of how hot Michigan summers can become, we have had stretches of 90 degree days and minimal rainfall. This puts Michigan gardens in tough spots, below is a list of 11 drought tolerant annuals that can tolerate harsh weather conditions and ensure your lard looks beautiful throughout the hottest days of summer.

 

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Drought Tolerant Annuals Michigan - Ageratum
Ageratum

 

Gaillardia
Gaillardia

 

Lantana
Lantana

 

Salvia
Salvia

 

Sunflower
Sunflower

 

 

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Cosmos
Cosmos

 

Geranium
Geranium

 

Marigold
Marigold

 

Snapdragon
Snapdragon

 

Verbena
Verbena

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Zinnia
Zinnia

 

 

Please keep in mind while these plants are considered to be drought tolerant annuals and are able to survive in harsh weather conditions they will still require some watering.

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