Plants to Match California's Wide Range of Climates
There are over 6,270 native plants in California. With California's diverse microclimates, you can find anything from a daisy clinging to a ragged coastal bluff, to a lily amid snow-capped peaks, to a sage in a dry expanse of inland desert. Of these diverse plants, at least 1,000 are cultivated in nurseries. There are plenty of amazing hybrids available, too. Many of these plants are very easy to grow, are low-maintenance, require very little water, and are excellent for attracting and supporting native wildlife. Here are 4 plant families that are must-haves when you include native plants in your landscape.