Drought-tolerating ornamentals: Natives and introductions from like climates require little water or maintenance and are adaptable to rural landscape
AuthorRobert B. Deering
Author AffiliationsRobert Deering is Assistant Professor of Landscape Management, University of California. Davis.
Hilgardia 10(9):15-15. DOI:10.3733/ca.v010n09p15. September 1956.
Drought-tolerating plants are useful for landscaping areas which do not normally receive irrigation water. They are especially adaptable to the rural home landscape because there is usually sufficient space for them to grow in areas which will not receive summer water. They can be valuable as windbreaks and screens for buildings and machinery.
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