10 plants that withstand strong winds

Some areas are more prone to stormy weather than others, such as those near the coasts where there is no shortage of cold spray. However, some plants are very afraid of drafts and even hot, dry winds. Indeed, under the force of the wind, their stems end up breaking or drying up. However, even if your garden is exposed to the wind, it is possible to grow all kinds of plants. To help you out, here is a list of 10 plants that can withstand strong winds.

1) Star Jasmine

star jasmine it is a plant that can easily be grown on a balcony or terrace exposed to the air.

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2) Spring tamarind

The spring tamarisk is an enchanting tree that adapts very well to the beach.

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3) Japanese charcoal

The Japanese axis is one of these windbreak fences. It supports pruning very well, which will allow you to have fun creating balls or other forms of topiary art.

Japanese Spindle Euonymus japonicus
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4) Chinese orange

Chinese orange is a small flowering shrub that tolerates sea spray well.

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5) Egg

Yarrow tolerates cold winds very well. In addition, it is a very smelly plant and the wind will only spread its delicious smell.

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6) The bell tower

The bell tower does not exceed 30 cm. The wind won’t do much to it.

wall bell
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7) Balsamwort

Hypericum is very resistant to dry, hot wind. It grows in any conditions and does not need maintenance.

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8) Miscanthus

Despite its height, miscanthus is not afraid of hot, dry winds. It doesn’t need care, but beware of its rapid spread.

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9) Summer heather

Another plant that resists spraying: summer heather (calluna vulgaris “Marlies”).

summer heather Calluna vulgaris 'Marlies'
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10) Boxwood

Boxwood resists strong winds and is the star of topiary art!

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