Overlooked Drought Tolerant Plant For The Garden

May 16, 2012

Cindy Meredith, owner of The Herb Cottage, has a list on her web site of plants for a Butterfly Garden.

The above plant, Discliptera subpelta, also known as Uruguyan Firecracker Plant and King’s Mantle, puts out red flowers from summer to fall.

Another species in the genus Dicliptera is resupinata. It has waxy green leaves and small lavender flowers.

For more information about these and other herbs and interesting plants in general go to Cindy’s web site, The Herb Cottage or take some time to read her blog.

2 Responses to “Overlooked Drought Tolerant Plant For The Garden”

  1. herbiecott Says:

    Hi Nicole,

    Thanks so much for mentioning my website, and highlighting the Dicliptera. It’s a much under-used landscape plant.

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