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Water Wise Garden

Glendora Public Library's Water Wise Garden

 

Saving water while creating a lush landscape suited to our Southern California climate.

Garden July 2012This is a snapshot of the garden in July. 

Chocolate Flower

 

 

Chocolate Flower (Berlandiera lyrata)

The flower of this North American native perennial smells like chocolate!

 

 

 Cistus

 

Bennet's White Rock Rose (Cistus x 'Bennet's White')

Gorgeous white flowers in spring. 

 

 

 

 

Heatwave Sage

 

 

 Flare Heatwave Sage (Salvia x 'Flare')

The sages attract hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. 

 

 

 

Redbud 

 

 

Mexican Redbud (Cercis Mexicana)

This deciduous tree blooms in the spring. 

 

 

 

 

Garden plant list

Garden diagram

Some helpful websites:

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden  

Metropolitan Water District's Bewaterwise.com

Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants 

California Native Plant Society

USDA's Plant Database

Poppies 

Plants donated by Monrovia.  Project sponsored by the Glendora Library, The Environmental Services Division, The Water Division, and The Parks Division. 

 

 

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