What is a water-wise plant?
"A term used to describe water- and plant-management practice that emphasizes using plants that have lower supplemental water needs and grouping plants by water needs to encourage more efficient water use." - gardening magazine
See a list of water-plants best suited to the region.
Additional plant lists
Browse the websites below to explore what plants would be best for your project:
- Bloom! California Gardener's Guide
- UC Davis Arboretum All-Stars
- San Jose Water Company's Water-Wise Plant Database
- Santa Clara Valley Water District's Approved Plant List
- PlantRight Guide to Better Plants