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Water-Wise Plants

 

Water-Wise Plants

A water-wise landscape is designed and maintained according to basic horticultural principles that allow for a healthy landscape with minimal supplemental watering. Selecting trees, shrubs, perennials and groundcovers based on their adaptability to Colorado’s soil and semi-arid climate will reduce water-work for you, and add sustainable beauty to your yard.

Here are some suggestions for water-wise plants, perfect for Colorado:

  • Basket-of-Gold
  • Amur Maple
  • Black-eyed Susan
  • Blue Mist Spirea
  • Blue Oat Grass
  • Candytuft
  • Catmint
  • Coreopsis
  • Creeping Periwinkle
  • Crimson Pygmy Barberry
  • Dark Knight Butterfly Bush
  • Daylily
  • Evening Primrose
  • Feather Reed Grass
  • First Love Dianthus
  • Marshall’s Seedless Ash
  • Pine-Leaf Penstemon
  • Ponderous Pine
  • Prairie Sky Switch Grass
  • Purple Coneflower
  • Purple Mountain Sun Daisy
  • Red Rocks Penstemon
  • Red Switch Grass
  • Rock Spirea
  • Rose Glow Barbarry
  • Russian Sage
  • Shasta Daisy
  • Snow Daisy
  • Snow-in-Summer
  • Sunset Hyssop
  • Thornless Hawthorne
  • Whirling Butterflies
  • White Bud Mugo Pine
  • Winecups
  • Zebra Grass