What bushy plants Can you have them in a garden where rainfall is low and where you don’t want to water a lot? Well, believe it or not, there are several that can be planted in these types of places, to beautify them and even to create idyllic corners, either by the pool or in the picnic area.
Here you have the 5 names of shrubs that you can enjoy, and hardly take care of them!
The Mastic It is an evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean Region that grows to 5m, but can be pruned at the end of winter to keep it at a lower height. It grows in all types of soils, as long as it is exposed to full sun or semi-shade.
The Cape Milkmaid As it is sometimes called, it is an evergreen shrub native to South Africa that grows to 2m, but if conditions are favorable it can reach 4m. It stands out for having very vivid green leaves, and purple flowers which sprout in spring.
It grows in all types of soils, in full sun or in semi-shade, and is able to withstand light frosts, up to -4ºCas long as they are short-lived.
The Scent broom It is a shrub native to the Mediterranean that grows up to 4 meters in height, with almost cylindrical and very thin stems, green in color. It has deciduous leaves up to 3cm in length, and yellow flowers that sprout in late spring, giving off a very intense and pleasant aroma.
It grows in well-drained soils, including sandy ones. In order for it to develop well, it is important that it is exposed to the sun, and in an area where the minimum temperature is -3ºC.
The Tamarisk It is a deciduous or evergreen shrub or tree depending on the species that grows between 1 and 15 meters in height. They are native to Europe, Asia and Africa, and stand out for having leaves of about 2mm in length that overlap each other, giving them a very decorative feathery appearance. The flowers are small, white or pink, and appear between spring and summer.
It must be said that it tolerates salinity without problems; in fact, unless the plant is a few meters from the beach. It also withstands light frosts, up to -4ºC.
A noble laurel
The laurel It is a shrub or evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean that can grow up to 10 meters in height, but can even be pruned to form a hedge. The leaves are lanceolate, with a very visible midrib, up to 9cm in length. These have been used for centuries to season, washing them beforehand.
It grows in limestone soils, in direct sun or in semi-shade, and supports frosts of up to -4ºC.
Do you know other names of shrubs that resist drought?