Colorado State University Extension

Serving San Miguel &
West Montrose Counties


Xeriscape Annuals & Perennials

Many flowers enliven xeriscape landscapes. They can be mixed with shrub borders, planted as edgings, or used with mulches as alternatives to turf areas. Perennials and annuals that meet the low-water requirements of xeriscaping are available at most nurseries and garden centers.
Xeriscape annuals and perennialsBefore planting flowers, improve the soil to foster root growth. Locate the garden in an area that receives sufficient light for flowers. Most perennials and annuals require full sun; only a few will flower in partial shade.
Many perennials are native to the west and are better known as North American wildflowers. Read More, click here


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at 970-327-4393. We are here to help you!

 Page Last Updated:

August 20, 2015