Water Wise Garden

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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!





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. 







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

Las Pilitas Nursery California Native Plants List


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



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