The range of flowers, plants, shrubs and trees that are adapted for our Front Range climate is simply dazzling. You will find colors, sizes and textures to fit every part of your garden and every season of the year. Be sure to consider the water needs of each plant and locate it where it will thrive.
Listed below are links to some excellent tools for selecting Xeric plants.
PlantSelect Search Tool
Colorado Plant Database
High Altitude Gardener Database
NGA Plant Finder
USDA Plant Database
Xeriscaping: Perennials and Annual Flowers
Xeriscaping: Ground Cover Plants
Xeriscaping: Trees and Shrubs
Selecting a Lawn Grass in Colorado
Ready to buy? Here are some nurseries and mail-order sources for Xeric plants.
Mail Order Xeric Plants and Seeds
Great Basin Natives
High Country Gardens
LaPorte Avenue Nursery
Plants of The Southwest
Sooner Plant Farm
For more information click on the links below: