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35 Low-Water Plants You've (Probably) Never Heard Of

Dwarf white-striped century plant planted in combination of finer textured plants like the California fuchsia shown.
The dwarf white-striped century plant is a smaller and more manageable version of the century plant. They are delightful when planted in combination of finer textured plants like grasses and perennials like the California fuchsia shown here. (Note: The century plant in this photo is very young! They can get 2-3 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide!)

At this year’s spring plant sales, in addition to our large selection of Arboretum All-Stars and other region-appropriate plants, we’re featuring “35 Low-water plants you’ve (probably) never heard of.” These plants are compatible with last year’s “New Front Yard” series and include more California natives (about 40% of the list), beneficial pollinator-attracting plants, and a few from the desert with the ability to survive with no summer irrigation.

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