Whether you live under drought restrictions or would simply prefer to use less water in the garden, there are plenty of spectacular flowering shrubs that bloom with abandon in drier conditions.
We’re especially fond of shrubs with white blooms. That color just seems to tap a cool, fresh and bright look and feel, without turning on the tap. Most of our picks below will need water in the first year to become established, becoming more self-sufficient in subsequent years; others are drought-tolerant from the start. Divvied up by groups of zones, these are only a few of the great waterwise options available.
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