5 Drought Resistant Plants in San Diego That Need Very Little Water
Want to keep your water bill down? One great way to do that is to use drought resistant plants in San Diego. This is especially important in times of little rain – you can create an attractive waterwise garden, save money, and help prevent urban runoff. The following are very drought tolerant once established.These plants use very little water, making the most of every drop and are native to our area. There is a large variety of grasses, succulents, shrubs, perennials and trees to select from. Listed below are just five of our favorites.
Every plant needs water. But drought-resistant varieties need only dainty sips once they’re established, making them perfect for low-rainfall areas and low-energy gardeners.
Susan Gottlieb, an expert on drought-tolerant gardens, says native plants have the best chance of surviving dry summers or whatever nature throws at them.
“Natives have evolved to thrive in your climate without a whole lot of extra work,” Gottlieb says.