Guide to low-maintenance gardening

From low-water plants to simple projects, our guide to easy gardening will make a green thumb out of anyone

12 great drought-tolerant plants

These unthirsty succulents, flowers, and grasses will thrive with little care — even on a roof

sedum spurium 'Voodoo'
Photo by Thomas J. Story

Sedum spurium 'Voodoo'

Small, rounded burgundy leaves cover this low-​growing, quick-spreading succulent from the Caucasus. Tiny reddish flowers bloom in summer. Zones 1–10 and 14–24.

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