7 Low Water Groundcover Plants for California Picture Gallery

Flowers by the Sea has organized this short list of top choices to form an reliable team of drought fighters. All are super performers in most of California.


Properties for plants in the 7 Low Water Groundcover Plants for California Picture Gallery
Name Mature height Mature width Flower color Bract color Exposure
Salvia canescens var. daghestanica 1 foot or less 1 foot or less Strong Violet Strong Pink Full sun
Salvia chamaedryoides x 'Marine Blue' 2 to 3 feet 3 to 4 feet Deep Violet Dark Purple Full sun
Salvia chionophylla 1 foot or less 3 to 4 feet Not yet defined * Not yet defined * Full sun to partial shade
Salvia arizonica 1 foot or less 1 foot or less Strong Violet Moderate Yellowish Green Partial shade
Salvia 'Dara's Choice' 1 to 2 feet 6 feet plus Light Purplish Blue Dark Red Full sun
Salvia mellifera 'Jade Carpet' 1 to 2 feet 5 to 6 feet Very Pale Violet Dark Red Full sun
* We have not yet defined this plants colors