How drougt tolerant are your drougt resistant plants?
I started a bed of cone flowers and black eye susan two seasons ago, along with several Miscanthus and Fountain grasses. This summer, they experineced one of the most severe drought in decade. The ornamental grasses are virtually unaffected, stay green and have just begun flowering. The Black Eye Susan and Cone flowers are doing poorly. Many have turned brown with a few green leaves, and flowering have diminished in size and quantity. I know they will recover next year but now they just look like dead weed. How are your drought tolerant plants doing?