With soaring temperatures and hosepipe bans in place, it’s useful to know which drought-resistant garden plants will fare well in the heat.


The bushy rock rose is a sun-loving evergreen plant that carries mounds of bright coloured flowers from white through to bright magenta. Ideal in sunny borders or large containers.

Pelargoniums (geraniums)

Geraniums are the ultimate summer sizzler – drought-tolerant, brilliantly colourful and so easy to care for. The scented varieties are particularly good in the hot sunshine which is especially good news if you have planted them in pots or hanging baskets. There are so many varieties available too!

Read more: https://www.housebeautiful.com/uk/garden/plants/g22114638/drought-heat-tolerant-garden-plants/?slide=2