Drought Tolerant Plants - Los Angeles

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Carex praegracilis "California Field Sedge" - Buy Online at Annie's Annuals & Perennials

Carex praegracilis "California Field Sedge"

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.

Pacific Wax Myrtle

Recommended Southern California Shrubs

Protecting California's wildlands through research, restoration and education: the California Invasive Plant Council works to educate the public, landowners, land managers and policy makers about the problem of invasive plants, and works with them to stop the spread of invasive plants and restore California's natural landscape.

Prostrate Rosemary.  I have planted some of this as groundcover.  I don't intend on letting it get this bushy though.

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Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus' - Prostrate Rosemary, Creeping Rosemary

Succulents, Agave attenuata, under mimosa tree in California garden

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Drought tolerant Southern California mixed border with succulents: Golden Euonymous shrub at top left with succulents l-r: green Aeoniums, Agave 'Cream Spike', Agave 'Blue Glow', golden barrel cactus, two Blue Chalksticks: taller Senecio mandraliscae, shorter Senecio serpens, Agave americana 'Mediopicta Alba', and Aloe thraskii (right rear); Debra Lee Baldwin front yard garden

Georgia Petite Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis x delacourii 'Georgia Petite')

Georgia Petite Indian Hawthorn - Monrovia - Georgia Petite Indian Hawthorn

Monrovia's Georgia Petite Indian Hawthorn details and information. Learn more about Monrovia plants and best practices for best possible plant performance.

Mule fat

Mule fat

Aquilegia formosa  “Western Columbine”  Thriving in poor well-drained soil, blooms in late Spring & (with water) well into Summer. scarlet & yellow blooms, well-branched arching stems. Adaptable to many situations (it’s native to the entire West up into Alaska), you can grow it moist or dry. A nectar feast for hummers, butterflies & bees - & birds love the seeds. To 3’ x 2’. Self-sows.   Full sun to pt shade.  Low-Avg. Water  zones 4-10

Aquilegia formosa "Western Columbine"

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.

Encelia farinosa  Brittlebush, Goldenhills, Incienso in full flower. It will do this in most of Southern California with no irrigation. - grid24_12

Here are some popular and easy native plants for San Diego

Here are some popular and easy native plants for San Diego. These plants are meant to be easy for you and good for the environment, birds and butterflies. AND, they'll save you a ton on water bills.

Artemisia californica, California Sagebrush. This California native Artemisia is a very pretty feathery little shrub with beautiful silver foliage. It is so silver it looks almost white at times.

Artemisia californica "California Sagebrush"

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.