There are so many choices when it comes to garden plants. But if you are looking for dependable garden plants, then, here are several examples of dependable garden plants for you. First, you can choose a boxwood. This is one of the most popular evergreen shrubs and have rounded, leathery and opposite shaped leaves. Amazingly the wood of this plant is also used in making the chess pieces. Boxwoods are generally used as border plants. Some of the newer boxwood cultivars are small growing and excellent for bordering and sectioning off garden areas. Or you can go with a succulent. This plant variety is often confused with cactus. All the succulents are not species of cacti though some of them are. Succulent plants are also called fat plants because its leaves are thickened and fleshy as compared to other garden plants. The gel present inside the thicker leaves of this plant stores the water thus decreasing the requirement of supplemental water.
Sedum is another dependable garden plant that you can choose. There are five letters in the word Sedum and so is the number of petals in its flower. They are attractive, hard and have a wonderful appearance. Many sedum offer beautifully green colored leaves and striking colorful flowers that make great garden combinations. It is also used as roof covering in the green roofs where they replace grasses. There are different sedum plant variations. Some sedums are low growing creeping ground cover plants while other sedum varieties are taller growing garden plants.