Gardening: Tips for high yields in a small or thirsty garden
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Drought-tolerant flower varieties include coneflowers, hummingbird mint, salvia and blanket flowers, according to Ozawa. Other cutting-garden winners are cosmos, zinnias, sunflowers and larkspur, says Salman. His favorite late-season bloomer is the Mexican sunflower.
"If there’s a bee or butterfly in a 10-mile radius, they’ll find that Mexican sunflower," he says.
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